Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Never underestimate the staying power of big tobacco. In 2006, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler ordered the nation's largest cigarette makers to publicly admit that they had lied for decades about the dangers of smoking. The basis for the punishment:...
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's biggest tobacco companies are heading to federal court Monday trying to stave off the humiliation of underwriting an ad campaign that would have them brand themselves as liars. A judge ordered them in 2006 to publicly admit they had lied for decades...
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso could soon face cuts in food assistance because of a funding shortage, the World Food Program has warned. The shortage threatens more than 12,000 patients and other people affected by HIV/...
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso could soon face cuts in food assistance because of a funding shortage, the World Food Program has warned. The shortage threatens more than 12,000 patients and other people affected by HIV/...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's filthy air is cutting 660 million lives short by about three years, while nearly all of the country's 1.2 billion citizens are breathing in harmful pollution levels, according to research published Saturday. The new study by a team of environmental...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's filthy air is cutting 660 million lives short by about three years, while nearly all of the country's 1.2 billion citizens are breathing in harmful pollution levels, according to research published Saturday. The new study by a team of environmental...
NEW DELHI (AP) — New research estimates India's air pollution is cutting 660 million lives short by three years on average. The study published Saturday in the Economic & Political Weekly highlights the extensiveness of India's air problems after years of pursuing an all-...
NEW DELHI (AP) — New research estimates India's air pollution is cutting 660 million lives short by three years on average. The study published Saturday in the Economic & Political Weekly highlights the extensiveness of India's air problems after years of pursuing an all-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans. After a successful sign-up season, the latest goof could signal...