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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there. The FDA announced the partial ban Monday after cilantro imported from...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the state of California by three terminally ill residents seeking doctor-prescribed fatal medication. San Diego Superior Court Judge Gregory Pollack said in his written ruling issued Monday that his court is not the place...
NEW YORK (AP) — One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there's a collective sigh among mental health professionals...
NEW YORK (AP) — One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there's a collective sigh among mental health professionals...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment. The San Francisco...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As a New Hampshire facility for people with brain injuries and developmental disabilities prepares to close after months of scrutiny over allegations of abuse, the families of the people who live there are scrambling to find new placements for their loved...
WASHINGTON (AP) — State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join...
WASHINGTON (AP) — State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. That means more could turn over costly operations to the federal government or join forces with other...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An experimental drug for one of the hardest-to-treat types of hepatitis C has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, adding to the surge of new options — all much more effective but extremely costly — for patients with the liver-destroying virus...