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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new first-of-its kind government study finds suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas. The numbers suggest that social isolation, gun ownership and limited health care access may be factors behind the higher...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Indian Health Service has set standards for patient wait times more than a year after being criticized by a government watchdog for doing a poor job tracking them. American Indians and Alaska Natives seeking appointments for routine or preventative...
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta area psychiatric hospital is being accused of negligence after a teenage sexual assault victim said she was raped in a bathroom by another patient. Lawyer Chris Stewart said he filed suit Friday in Clayton County Superior Court on behalf of the girl's...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — An Arizona-based pharmaceutical company targeted in lawsuits and criminal investigations over its marketing of a highly addictive painkiller has filed a related patent-infringement lawsuit against a rival drug maker. Insys Therapeutics filed the complaint...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A defense attorney says he's disappointed in a judge's decision to revoke bail for former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) and jail him in New York...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A judge who revoked the bail of former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) and had him taken to jail says his offer to pay a $5,000 bounty for a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are not clamoring for single-payer health care, as Sen. Bernie Sanders suggests they are in proposing a plan that would have the government foot most medical bills. He's right that support for the idea has grown and in some polls tops 50 percent. But...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is coming out with a health-care plan that would have the government provide coverage for all. He says that's what Americans want. An AP Fact Check finds it's not that simple. Sanders is right that support for the idea has grown and in some...
NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Vaccine experts think the results may reflect the older age and...