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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents near two former Navy bases near Philadelphia are suing producers of firefighting foam once used at the facilities, claiming they contaminated the drinking water. The Weitz & Luxenberg law firm filed the federal lawsuit Thursday in Philadelphia...
The Obama administration is publishing new rules that promise to help doctors and patients learn if clinical trials of treatments worked or not. At issue is how to help people find medical studies that may be appropriate for them — and then to make the results public so that...
BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand seeking to curb the growing number of Zika cases say they will criminally charge homeowners who fail to remove mosquito breeding grounds on their property. The Public Health Ministry announced Friday it will revive a 1992 law allowing...
BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand seeking to curb the growing number of Zika cases say they will criminally charge homeowners who fail to remove mosquito breeding grounds on their property. The Public Health Ministry announced it will revive a 1992 law allowing officials to...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In the only U.S. city confirmed to have mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, some residents say they'd rather be bitten than be exposed to droplets of chemicals sprayed from planes to kill the bugs. No assurances from health officials would calm some 200...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In the only U.S. city confirmed to have mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, some residents say they'd rather be bitten than be exposed to droplets of chemicals sprayed from planes to kill the bugs. No assurances from health officials would calm some 200...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S., now ahead of leukemia, a result of improved leukemia treatment and a frustrating lack of progress on brain cancer. Government statisticians reported the change in rankings Friday, drawing from a...
SEATTLE (AP) — More than two years after Washington state launched legal marijuana sales, it's planning to test pot for banned pesticides more regularly. The state will spend more than $1 million to buy new equipment and hire two full-time workers to conduct the tests. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he believes women should be able to obtain birth control without a prescription. Speaking on an episode of "The Dr. Oz Show" airing Thursday, the Republican nominee suggested that, for many women, obtaining a prescription can be challenging. "...