Health

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize...
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. It's unclear whether Gov. David Ige will sign the measure. An Ige spokeswoman said he wasn't immediately available...
HONOLULU (AP) — Lawmakers have passed a bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21. The measure cleared its final legislative hurdle Friday with approval from the state Senate. It now goes to Gov. David Ige (EE'-gay) for his decision. A...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of suspected cases of botulism tied to a church potluck has increased slightly as Ohio health officials work to test more than 20 samples of food to pinpoint the outbreak's source. The Ohio Department of Health said Friday that 26 people are...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and whether the discoveries are related. Blue Bell...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week after listeria was found in a variety of...
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A Guinea court sentenced 11 people accused of killing eight Ebola health workers and journalists last year to life in prison on Tuesday. Judge Mamadou Diop released 15 other suspects at the conclusion of the trial, according to state TV. The trial in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week as listeria was found in...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heath officials said Wednesday they are working to determine which food from a church potluck might have caused a suspected botulism outbreak that left one person dead and 23 others sick. Doctors and officials said at a news conference Wednesday that health...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri-Columbia photojournalism student has recreated a well-known series...
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Eight suburban Kansas City boys have been suspended from school because of nude pictures of...
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James looked more like a quarterback than a basketball player, nailing a full-court shot...
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James looked more like a quarterback than a basketball player, nailing a full-court shot...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds...