Health

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only clinic in one of the nation's busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its limited staff — until this week. Starting Thursday, a new partnership with an Anchorage...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-run House committee voted along party lines Wednesday to hold a company that provides researchers with fetal tissue in contempt of Congress. Republicans say StemExpress has not produced all the documents they want. Democrats say the GOP is...
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries recalled select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria, the Brenham, Texas-based...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century. Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are committing $3 billion over...
DENVER (AP) — Marijuana pioneer Colorado is poised to add post-traumatic stress disorder to its medical marijuana program, joining 18 other states that consider PTSD a condition treatable by pot. A panel of state lawmakers voted 5-0 Wednesday to endorse the addition of PTSD to...
DENVER (AP) — Marijuana pioneer Colorado is poised to add post-traumatic stress disorder to its medical marijuana program, joining 18 other states that consider PTSD a condition treatable by pot. A panel of state lawmakers voted 5-0 Wednesday to endorse the addition of PTSD to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on rising EpiPen prices (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says high executive pay at pharmaceutical company Mylan "doesn't add up for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on rising EpiPen prices (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says high executive pay at pharmaceutical company Mylan "doesn't add up for...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century. Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are committing $3 billion over...