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Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions By The Associated...

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable insulin

A group of West Virginians have gone to Canada to find affordable insulin By The Associated Press December 9, 2019, 12:50 PM 2 min read A group of West...

Polio scare as Malaysia reports first case in 27 years

Malaysia has began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the...

Bosnian capital of Sarajevo hit by dangerous air pollution

Authorities say air pollution in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo has reached dangerous levels in recent days By SABINA NIKSIC Associated Press December 8, 2019, 5:01 PM 2...

Senators urge Medicare to allow seniors a drug plan do-over

Leading senators are urging Medicare to allow seniors concerned about their drug plan pick for next year to switch if they believe they received...

Officials list pot vape brands reported in US outbreak

Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands that are most commonly linked to...

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

The winter flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer December 6,...

Flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin kills 7 in California

Authorities say a flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people in San Diego County By The Associated...

Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying it will strip the Sackler name from its...

Officials: Chemical released in Texas blasts poses no risk

Residents in the Texas Gulf Coast city of Port Neches are under a voluntary evacuation order after testing found elevated levels of the chemical...