Health

MUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) — At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime's exposure to excessive radiation, and the...
SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court has ordered a British consumer goods company to pay 1.7 million Australian dollars ($1.3 million) in penalties after ruling the company misled consumers about the effectiveness of a popular painkiller. The Federal Court ruled in December that...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times, a report by a federal watchdog found. Long wait times are a known problem at hospitals and health centers...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times, a report by a federal watchdog found. Long wait times are a known problem at hospitals and health centers...
CHICAGO (AP) — Prince's final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It's possible the innovative musician's demise represents one of the most public tragedies in an overdose crisis now gripping America...
HONOLULU (AP) — State lawmakers are poised to make Hawaii one of a handful of states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication in hopes of increasing access to mental health services. The Hawaii bill would allow psychologists to prescribe medication if they undergo...
HONOLULU (AP) — State lawmakers are poised to make Hawaii one of a handful of states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication in hopes of increasing access to mental health services. The Hawaii bill would allow psychologists to prescribe medication if they undergo...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Federal investigators say access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times. A U.S. Government Accountability Office report released Thursday says long wait...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Federal investigators say access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times. A U.S. Government Accountability Office report released Thursday says long wait...