Health Headlines

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — At Mehuron's Supermarket in Waitsfield, Vermont, manager Bruce Hyde Jr. said he and his team support and are ready for the state's new law requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled as such. But uncertainties abound. Mehuron's and other markets...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Thursday that terminally ill patients cannot end their lives with help from doctors, ending what right-to-die advocates thought would be a successful legal fight. In a 5-0 opinion, the high court overturned a previous...
NEW YORK (AP) — Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen kill themselves most often among workers in the U.S., according to a large new study that shows enormous differences of suicide rates across jobs. Researchers found the highest suicide rates in manual laborers who work in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen kill themselves most often, according to a large new study of workers in the U.S. that showed enormous differences of suicide rates across jobs. Researchers found the highest suicide rates in manual laborers who work in...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge blocked an Indiana law Thursday that would have banned abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities, saying that the state does not have the authority to limit a woman's reasons for ending a pregnancy. U.S. District Court Judge...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Defenders of a former Army sergeant say he truly believed he was fighting the Taliban bomber who blew off his friend's limbs when he emptied 24 rounds from his 9 mm handgun at police and firefighters who were responding to a fire in his apartment...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Defenders of a former Army sergeant say he truly believed he was fighting the Taliban bomber who blew off his friend's limbs when he emptied 24 rounds from his 9 mm handgun at police and firefighters who were responding to a fire in his apartment...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany recorded its highest number of births since 2000 last year, an encouraging sign in a country with an aging population. The Federal Statistical Office said Thursday that 737,630 babies were born last year in Germany, which has a population of some 80 million...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is facing a deadline for deciding whether to block a new Indiana law banning abortions sought because of fetal genetic abnormalities. U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt has said she will issue a ruling before Friday, when the law adopted...