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More time granted for Texas baby before life support haltedA Texas family that disagrees with a Fort Worth hospital’s plan to take a 9-month-old girl off life support has been given more time to find a facility to take her
The Associated Press15 hours ago
New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference at her office in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, San Francisco based JUUL Labs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker JuulNew York has joined the ranks of states suing Juul, the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Doctors Warn of Odd Malady: 'Feather Duvet Lung'While US doctors are raising the alarm about lung scarring caused by vaping, medical experts in Scotland are warning about lung scarring caused by … feather duvets. A case study published Monday in BMJ Case Reports describes a 43-year-old non-smoker who suffered three months of "malaise, fatigue, and breathlessness" before...
Newser20 hours ago
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, left, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, right, listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Trump says he went through ‘very routine physical’President Donald Trump says he went through a ‘very routine physical’ when he went to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday, but complained that first lady Melania Trump and staff expressed concerns for his health based on media reports
The Associated Press21 hours ago
New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference at her office in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, San Francisco based JUUL Labs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
STORY REMOVED: BC-US--Juul-New York LawsuitSTORY REMOVED: BC-US--Juul-New York Lawsuit
The Associated Press23 hours ago
South Dakota’s governor defends ‘Meth. We’re on it’ campaignSouth Dakota’s new anti-meth campaign featuring people of different ages and races saying “Meth, I’m on it,” is prompting online guffaws
The Associated Press1 day ago
Free e-book aims to spark talk on ‘culture of health’Roxane Gay, Pam Belluck and Martha Wells are among the contributors to a free e-book story compilation supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This May 26, 2009 file photo shows a printout from an electrocardiogram machine in Missouri. Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. One new study found that heart attack survivors benefited from a medicine long used to treat gout. Gene-targeting medicines also showed promise in studies discussed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019,  at an American Heart Association conference in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New, old drugs may offer fresh ways to fight heart diseaseDoctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure
The Associated Press1 day ago
Una Lee Jost, a lawyer from Pasadena, Calif., holds signs supporting Bernie Sanders at the California Democratic Convention in Long Beach, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. She says any delay in “Medicare for All” is a “serious concern” after Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced that getting Congress to pass a fully government-funded, universal health coverage plan would likely not come until the third year of her administration. (AP Photo/Michael R. Blood)
Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ plan reignites health care clashElizabeth Warren wants to move the country to a government-funded health care system in stages over three years rather than immediately push for a full “Medicare for All”
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2009 file photo, feral pigs roam near a Mertzon, Texas ranch. State and federal officials in Montana are marshaling their resources to keep encroaching feral pigs from Canada at bay. Aerial photographs from last year show the population boom in Canada has brought the feral swine within five miles of the U.S. border, prompting Montana to organize a campaign it's calling "Squeal on Pigs" to prevent an invasion of feral swine that would destroy crops and even golf course and landscaping. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Montana seeks to keep feral pigs from Canada at bayOfficials in Montana are marshaling their resources to keep encroaching feral pigs from Canada at bay
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2018, file photo a woman buys refills for her Juul at a smoke shop in New York. California is suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing campaigns. The lawsuit filed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, by California’s attorney general is the latest legal action against Juul. The company faces multiple state and federal investigations into whether its early marketing efforts helped spark the current vaping craze among underage users.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
California sues e-cigarette maker Juul over ads, youth salesCalifornia is suing e-cigarette maker Juul, alleging its past marketing appealed to teens
The Associated Press1 day ago
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