Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Zika virus is putting a spotlight on a potentially devastating birth defect that until now has gotten little public attention. Regardless of whether the mosquito-borne virus really causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads, a variety of other...
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of people, most of them women, have protested outside a maternity hospital in Russia's southern Dagestan region where a woman died after giving birth to twins. The protesters blamed doctors for the death of the 34-year-old woman, who already...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With no hope for a vaccine to prevent Zika in the near future, authorities are focusing on the most effective way to combat the virus: killing the mosquito that carries it. Fumigation is one method; another is seeking out and draining standing water where...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With no hope for a vaccine to prevent Zika in the near future, authorities are focusing on the most effective way to combat the virus: killing the mosquito that carries it. Fumigation is one method; another is seeking out and draining standing water where...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man accused of killing a former Dutch health minister admitted the slaying at a court hearing Thursday, claiming it was an "order from God" because she was responsible for the Netherlands' euthanasia law. The suspect, identified only as Bart van U...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man accused of killing a former Dutch health minister admitted the slaying at a court hearing Thursday, claiming it was an "order from God" because she was responsible for the Netherlands' euthanasia law. The suspect, identified only as Bart van U...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man accused of killing a former Dutch health minister has admitted the slaying, claiming it was an "order from God" because she was responsible for the Netherlands' euthanasia law. Rotterdam Court spokesman Pelle Biesmeijer said the suspect,...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man accused of killing a former Dutch health minister has admitted the slaying, claiming it was an "order from God" because she was responsible for the Netherlands' euthanasia law. Rotterdam Court spokesman Pelle Biesmeijer said the suspect,...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Gov. Matt Bevin prepares to remake Kentucky's Medicaid program, a new national survey shows what's at stake: gains in insurance coverage matched only by one other state. Kentucky and Arkansas had the largest drops in the percentage of people without...