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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on lead in Flint, Michigan, (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Michigan officials are asking a federal judge to halt his order for delivery of bottled water to lead-tainted homes in Flint. Attorneys for state Treasurer Nick Khouri and members of a...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, where a man-made water crisis is roiling one of its biggest cities, will consider requiring all infants and toddlers to be tested for lead poisoning as part of an initiative to eradicate children's exposure to the neurotoxin statewide. The...
A state board created by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in the wake of Flint's water crisis outlined several policy recommendations on Thursday. They include: — screening all children for lead by the time they turn 1 and again between ages 2 and 3. — requiring that a lead inspection...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are filing charges against former executives of Valeant Pharmaceuticals and a mail-order pharmacy it helped to establish as the backlash against skyrocketing drug prices grows. The U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan on Thursday released a...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, where a man-made water crisis is still roiling one of its biggest cities, will consider requiring all infants and toddlers to be tested for lead poisoning as part of an initiative to eradicate children's exposure to the neurotoxin statewide. The...
In what may be his last significant act as President Barack Obama's surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy released a report Thursday calling for a major cultural shift in the way Americans view drug and alcohol addiction. The report, "Facing Addiction in America," details the toll...
A new U.S. surgeon general report calls for a major cultural shift in the way Americans view drug and alcohol addiction. President Barack Obama's surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, released the report Thursday. It details the toll addiction takes on the nation and explains how...
ADEALAIDE, Australia (AP) — An attempt to legalize voluntary euthanasia in an Australian state was defeated by a single vote in parliament on Thursday. The South Australian Parliament rejected the bill on Thursday 24 votes to 23, after a heated overnight debate. South Australia...
DENVER (AP) — A Department of Veterans Affairs employee who told Congress the agency was using unauthorized wait lists for mental health care in Colorado has resigned, saying he was subjected to retaliation for speaking out. Brian Smothers told The Associated Press Wednesday the...