Health

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Takai has announced he will not seek a second term in Congress due to health problems. Takai was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year. He said in a statement Thursday that he had planned to fight the cancer while running for re-election but...
CANNES, France (AP) — Iggy Pop says his drug of choice nowadays is a glass of wine. "Everybody should just drop that (expletive)," the notoriously rowdy rocker told a Cannes Film Festival crowd on Thursday. Iggy Pop was on hand to promote "Gimme Danger," a documentary by...
DENVER (AP) — Thousands of homeowners have reached a $375 million settlement over their claims that plutonium releases from a nuclear weapons plant in Colorado damaged their health and devalued their property, officials said Thursday. A federal judge must approve the agreement...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators announced tightened limits Thursday for human exposure to an industrial chemical used for decades in such consumer products as non-stick pans, stain-resistant carpets and microwave popcorn bags. The cancer-causing chemical perfluorooctanoic...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators announced tightened limits Thursday for human exposure to an industrial chemical used for decades in such consumer products as non-stick pans, stain-resistant carpets and microwave popcorn bags. The cancer-causing chemical perfluorooctanoic...
DENVER (AP) — A $375 million settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by thousands of homeowners who said plutonium releases from a former nuclear weapons plant outside Denver hurt their health and devalued their property. Plaintiffs' attorney Merrill Davidoff said...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In January, Dr. Maura McLaughlin started a new type of primary care practice in central Virginia. Instead of getting payments from insurance companies for each appointment, her patients pay her directly, and get unlimited visits for a fixed monthly fee...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In January, Dr. Maura McLaughlin started a new type of primary care practice in central Virginia. Instead of getting payments from insurance companies for each appointment, her patients pay her directly, and get unlimited visits for a fixed monthly fee...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are tightening limits for human exposure to an industrial chemical used for decades in such consumer products as non-stick pans, stain-resistant carpets and microwave popcorn bags. The cancer-causing chemical PFOA has been found in the tap...