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GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. humanitarian aid adviser for Syria says trucks are being prepared to ship polio vaccine into Islamic State group-held areas of Deir Ezzor governorate following confirmation of a "very dangerous" outbreak of the virus. Jan Egeland made the comments to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs — deductibles and copayments — would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. And even though the sticker price for...
DENVER (AP) — A former VA executive who was criticized by Congress for massive cost overruns at a new Colorado veterans hospital says he was never told the price had ballooned to more than $1.7 billion. In a rare interview, Glenn Haggstrom, the former top construction official...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's criminal ban against medical marijuana was challenged Wednesday in a lawsuit touting cannabis as a viable alternative to ease addiction woes from opioid painkillers. The plaintiffs have used medical marijuana to ease health problems, the suit...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers balked again this year at joining more than half of all U.S. states and passing a broad medical marijuana law. Instead, they gave state colleges and other institutions a green light to study the medical impacts of the drug with the hope of...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some people have questioned an Ohio church's decision to hand out the opioid reversal drug naloxone at a family festival. WLWT-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2rWbiue ) Holy Family Catholic Church in Cincinnati's East Price Hill neighborhood partnered with the Ohio...
DENDERMONDE, Belgium (AP) — In a cautionary tale about alternative diets, a Belgian court convicted two parents Wednesday in the death of their infant, who succumbed to malnutrition and dehydration because his parents were firm believers in unconventional nutrition. The court...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says two separate outbreaks of the polio virus have been confirmed in Congo. These are the first cases of polio in the vast Central African nation since 2012. The U.N. health agency says cases have been confirmed in two...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is leaving out half the equation when it argues President Barack Obama's health care law is in a "death spiral." Vice President Mike Pence offered accurate but only partial statistics when he made that case Tuesday in remarks to federal...