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WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It's a rare instance in which Trump isn't trying roll back...
LONDON (AP) — Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditional Sunday blessing in St. Peter's Square for Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British toddler whose parents are locked with hospital officials in a legal battle over his care. The pontiff said such situations are "very...
LONDON (AP) — The head of the Vatican's bioethics think tank says he hopes a dialogue can be reopened in the case of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British toddler whose parents are locked in a legal battle over his care. The 23-month-old Alfie is in a "semi-vegetative state"...
MOSCOW (AP) — Large protests have taken place in nine cities and towns in the Moscow region over pollution from landfills and against government plans to build a garbage incinerator. Public dismay with refuse disposal around the Russian capital increased sharply in March after...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press investigation finds that even as Hollywood moguls, elite journalists and politicians have been pushed out of their jobs or resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the world of medicine is more forgiving. Even when doctors are...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An online pharmacy that bills itself as Canada's largest was fined $34 million Friday for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States, a sentence that one advocacy group called too light for such a heinous...
Many doctors recommend them, but fish oil supplements failed to help people with dry eye when put to a scientific test. About 14 percent of U.S. adults have dry eye, which causes pain and vision problems. It's more common in women and with age, and is related to inflammation...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Andy Leach was a silly 12-year-old boy with a contagious smile before relentless bullying pushed him to kill himself, his father says. "Everybody really enjoyed to be around Andy," and he had much to look forward to — he loved being a Boy Scout and hoped to...
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's yellow fever vaccination campaign has fallen significantly short of its goal, the Health Ministry acknowledged this week, saying that 10 million people in the targeted population still need to be immunized. In January, the ministry launched a campaign...
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made an impressive major league debut with two hits and three RBIs as the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made an impressive major league debut with two hits and three RBIs as the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal heeded his coach's plea to "do his job" by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal heeded his coach's plea to "do his job" by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say...