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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal court lawsuit in Oregon has raised a new question in the long-running argument over pit bulls: Should an insurance company be able to deny homeowner coverage to a disabled person who has one for a service dog? The lawsuit from the Fair Housing...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The son of an inmate who died at the Utah state prison has sued corrections officials and health care providers, accusing them of violating his father's civil rights by failing to give him dialysis for two days. Inmate Ramon C. Estrada died April 5 after...
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday issued a one-time, temporary waiver aimed at helping the state's first marijuana dispensary begin selling pot for medicinal purposes. The waiver applies to Alternative Therapy Group of Salem. Under regulations adopted by Massachusetts,...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The son of an inmate who died at the Utah state prison has sued corrections officials and health care providers, accusing them of violating his father's civil rights by failing to give him dialysis for two days. Inmate Ramon C. Estrada died April 5 after...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Repealing President Barack Obama's signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit, while the number of uninsured Americans would rise by more than 20 million, said a nonpartisan government study released Friday. The report from the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Repealing President Barack Obama's signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit even as it boosts the economy, while the number of uninsured Americans would rise by more than 20 million, according to a nonpartisan government study...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five Tanzanian children attacked and robbed of limbs because they are albino are being outfitted with prosthetics at a Philadelphia hospital. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that New York City-based Global Medical Relief Fund connected the children, ages 6...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new nonpartisan government study says that repealing President Barack Obama's signature health care law would boost the economy even as it increases budget deficits. The Congressional Budget Office says that completely repealing the law would, on average,...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has issued a ruling that allows doctors to continue dispensing abortion-inducing pills remotely via a video teleconferencing system. The high court released its unanimous opinion Friday. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, the...