Health

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities expect to determine Thursday if thousands of residents of a Montana city can drink from their taps after a broken pipeline spilled oil into a river and contaminated their water supply. Jeni Garcin with the Montana Department of Environmental...
One of the nation's most unusual cancer experiments is underway at a Phoenix hospital, aimed at finding new treatments for deadly brain tumors. With special permission from the Food and Drug Administration and multiple drug companies, doctors at Barrow Neurological Institute are...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American health care worker who has been under observation at an Omaha hospital after he was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone did not develop the disease and has been released. The Nebraska Medical Center said in a statement that the patient was...
LONDON (AP) — Cigarettes in Britain will likely be required to be sold in plain packaging after the government announced plans to ask politicians to vote on the proposal before the country's general election in May. With widespread support from all political parties, the...
LONDON (AP) — Cigarettes in Britain will likely be required to be sold in plain packaging after the government announced plans to ask politicians to vote on the proposal before the country's general election in May. With widespread support from all political parties, the...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The case of an Australian father who is facing prison for allegedly giving his cancer-stricken 2-year-old daughter cannabis to relieve her pain has triggered a groundswell of momentum for a campaign to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in the...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The case of an Australian father who is facing prison for allegedly giving his cancer-stricken 2-year-old daughter cannabis to relieve her pain has triggered a groundswell of momentum for a campaign to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassing setback, House Republicans abruptly decided Wednesday to drop planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and other lawmakers left them short of votes. The decision came on the eve...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassing setback, House Republicans abruptly decided Wednesday to drop planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and other lawmakers left them short of votes. The decision came on the eve...