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WASHINGTON (AP) — A family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than once realized, according to a government report released...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars. Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the nutrition labels updates were misleading,...
PHOENIX (AP) — Huy Chi Tran was awaiting deportation at an immigrant detention center in Arizona when he was found unresponsive. A week later, he was dead. Initially rushed to a medical center, the 47-year-old Vietnamese man died after being hospitalized for a week. He was the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A newer kind of flu vaccine worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday. Overall, flu vaccines barely worked at all in keeping people 65 and older out of the hospital, with roughly 24 percent...
PHOENIX (AP) — The death of a Vietnamese man who was hospitalized after falling ill in custody in Arizona has brought new attention to conditions for immigrants jailed in the U.S. The Trump administration moves to detain more people, as it increasingly separates new arrivals...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C. David Kwiatkowski is serving 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The case over a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients with hepatitis C in multiple states is close to ending. New Hampshire's Exeter Hospital has settled with a staffing agency but is still suing a registry organization over technician...
Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have picked well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees. The three corporate titans said Wednesday that Gawande will lead an independent company focused on a mission...
Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are turning to well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees. The three corporate titans said Wednesday that Gawande will lead an independent company that focuses on a...