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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. "...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a settlement involving a man who went to a health center with a sore throat and ended up dead (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A rural Hawaii health center has made changes after a man with a sore throat ended up dead. Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has released a new letter from her doctor declaring her to be "recovering well" from pneumonia and remaining "fit to serve as President of the United States." The Democratic presidential candidate faces increased scrutiny about her...
HONOLULU (AP) — The federal government is paying a $4.2 million settlement after a man went to a rural Hawaii health center with a sore throat and ended up dead. Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center officials and the lawyer for Antonio Marrero's family announced the...
LONDON (AP) — A major study finds men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation. Survival from prostate cancer was so high that the results call into question not...