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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is the first state to require all local and state law enforcement agencies to provide officers with antidote kits as the state works to curb deaths from opioid and heroin overdoses. Gov. Susana Martinez was surrounded by advocates and others...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new U.S. report shows the spread of syphilis is far worse in gay men in Southern states. North Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana have the highest rates. In North Carolina, as many as 1 in 134 gay and bisexual men were diagnosed with the most contagious forms...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders prepared Wednesday to send lawmakers home for a two-week recess without voting on their troubled health care bill, as prospects for a quick deal among party factions moved farther out of reach. Meanwhile, policy experts said the latest GOP...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Contrary to some political claims, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved more drugs, and two to three months faster on average, than European regulators did in recent years, new research shows. "It's an urban myth" that the FDA is slower than other...
CHICAGO (AP) — Losing and regaining weight repeatedly may be dangerous for overweight heart patients, a study suggests. Heart attacks, strokes and death were more common in patients whose weight changed the most over four years. For some, weight changes might have reflected yo-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New research shows that contrary to some political claims, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved more drugs, and two to three months faster on average, than European regulators did over the last five years. Researchers studied the track record of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Republican health care idea could mean going back to a time when people with medical problems were charged much higher premiums for individual policies, experts say, as a quick deal among Republicans moved farther out of reach Wednesday...
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Health Department says tests have found elevated levels of cancer-causing chemicals in the air in two of three state office buildings in St. Johnsbury. About 85 state Human Services employees were moved from the buildings last week after the...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court has rejected British company Reckitt Benckiser's appeal of a 6 million Australian dollar ($4.5 million) fine for misleading consumers about the effectiveness of a popular painkiller. The High Court refused to hear the appeal...