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CINCINNATI (AP) — Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier. Some flashes of images of being inside an ambulance. Waking up in a hospital bed. No recognition, though, of the solidly built, 6-...
LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge says in a new video that she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times to help them overcome mental health challenges. The content of the video was revealed Sunday to mark the start of Children's Mental...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, joining a number of states that have taken action against what's known as "gay conversion" therapy. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans for new...
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local): 4 p.m. Two more cases of the Zika virus have been found in two additional Florida counties. State health officials said Friday that a case of the Zika virus was found in Osceola County, outside Orlando, and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A doctor convicted of murder for prescribing exorbitant amounts of painkillers that left three patients dead was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison. The conviction of Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng was rare for a doctor. It came after a dozen of her...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday said men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman — for the entire duration of the pregnancy. The guidance also said the men might consider abstaining or using condoms even...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of a top Brazilian health research institute says scientists have discovered the presence of active Zika virus in urine and saliva samples.
LONDON (AP) — Brazilian officials say they're sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the United States, a move which follows complaints that the country was hoarding disease data and biological material. The announcement came hours after The Associated Press...
LONDON (AP) — Brazilian officials say they're sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the United States, a move which follows complaints that the country was hoarding disease data and biological material. Thursday's announcement came only hours after The...