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WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health care to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, even while acknowledging his department isn't seeking additional money to pay...
NEW YORK (AP) — Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in the Miami area last summer, and the virus likely was carried in by travelers from the Caribbean, new research suggests. Mosquitoes there started picking up the virus from...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Two addiction counselors at a suburban Philadelphia halfway house died of opioid overdoses inside the facility on the same day, authorities said Wednesday. "If anybody is wondering how bad the opioid epidemic has become, this case is a frightening...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a botulism outbreak linked to nacho-cheese dip sold at a California gas station (all times local): 6:30 p.m. California health officials are still awaiting lab-test results on some of the nacho-cheese sauce confiscated from a gas station...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, Mont. (AP) — Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall. The median annual household income is $38,000 — about 25 percent below the national...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island textile company accused of discriminating against a woman when she was denied an internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat migraine headaches. The Superior Court judge's decision released Tuesday found...
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization's new chief (all times local): ___ 5:10 p.m. Pakistan's candidate to lead the World Health Organization, Dr. Sania Nishtar, has been eliminated after the first round of voting. Nishtar was among three candidates vying to...
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization's new chief (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Pakistan's candidate to be the next director-general of the World Health Organization, cardiologist Dr. Sania Nishtar, said she decided to go into public health after being told...
GENEVA (AP) — Health ministers, diplomats and other high-level envoys are set to choose the next director-general of the World Health Organization among three finalists. As it stands, 185 member states attending WHO's World Health Assembly are eligible to cast ballots Tuesday...