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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the midst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico have been slow to rebound. Supplies of saline and...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has likened the nation's opioid epidemic to the deadly 1918 flu pandemic while noting the drug crisis is "100 percent manmade." Judge Dan Polster is urging participants on all sides of lawsuits against drugmakers and distributors to work...
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Emory University is receiving a $400 million gift — the largest in the history of the institution — to find new cures for disease and improve lives. The private school in Atlanta announced on Monday that the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation has pledged the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all. With Republicans unable to agree on a vision for health care,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say they're shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all is their ultimate goal. With Republicans unable to agree on a vision for...
VALE DE SALGUEIRO, Portugal (AP) — The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to smoke cigarettes. Locals say the practice...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials say hackers may have accessed the personal information and medical records of up to 30,000 Medicaid recipients two months ago. The state's Agency for Health Care Administration said in a Friday evening news release that one of its...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were unexpectedly placed at risk of a crackdown and are warily watching...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were unexpectedly placed at risk of a crackdown and are warily watching...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's Division II voted by a wide margin Saturday to allow Mexican colleges to apply for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak description of "American carnage." A forceful rollback of his predecessor's achievements...
CHICAGO (AP) — High schools across Illinois are testing an approach that allows students to learn at their own...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say officers responding to a domestic disturbance call shot a man who was attacking...
CHICAGO (AP) — Metra is reminding commuters that fares will increase Feb. 1 and some service will be reduced Feb...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the presidential candidate, would not like the way Trump, the president, is...