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health / Fri, Aug 12, 2022 1:02 AM

In Biden's big bill: Climate, health care, deficit reduction

The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change

health / Fri, Aug 12, 2022 12:51 AM

House Dems set to overcome GOP for climate, health care win

A flagship Democratic economic bill is perched on the edge of House passage

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 10:26 PM

New Zealand welcomes back first cruise ship since COVID hit

New Zealand has welcomed the first cruise ship to return since the coronavirus pandemic began, signaling a long-sought return to normalcy for the...

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 9:17 PM

Landfill odor: Health problems, but no elevated cancer risk

Missouri’s health department has announced findings of a lengthy examination of the troubled Bridgeton Landfill in suburban St. Louis, determining...

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 8:55 PM

Protester: San Francisco paramedic sedated her involuntarily

A protester is suing the city of San Francisco claiming that a San Francisco paramedic injected her with a sedative while she was handcuffed after...

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 6:03 PM

Raiders RB Zamir White has overcome lifetime of obstacles

Las Vegas Raiders rookie running back Zamir White has been fighting since before he was born

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 4:00 PM

FDA: Take 3 home tests if exposed to COVID to boost accuracy

New U.S. recommendations call for three home tests for people exposed to COVID-19 to improve accuracy

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 3:05 PM

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

When the U.S. Supreme Court in June overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that established a right to abortion, it sparked legal changes and...

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 9:05 AM

New leader takes helm at Atlantic City casino trade group

The trade group for Atlantic City’s nine casinos named a veteran casino executive as its new president

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 7:36 AM

Mask mandates return in New Delhi as COVID-19 cases rise

The Indian capital has reintroduced public mask mandates as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country

health / Thu, Aug 11, 2022 7:26 AM

Africa CDC in 'advanced' talks to obtain monkeypox vaccines

Africa’s public health agency says the continent of 1.3 billion people still does not have a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine, but “very...

health / Wed, Aug 10, 2022 6:18 PM

Judge: Walgreens contributed to San Francisco opioid crisis

A federal judge has ruled that Walgreens can be held responsible for contributing to San Francisco’s opioid crisis for over-dispensing opioids for...

health / Wed, Aug 10, 2022 3:42 PM

Wake Forest QB Hartman out indefinitely with medical issue

Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman will miss “an extended period of time” for treatment of what the school described Wednesday as medical...

health / Wed, Aug 10, 2022 2:53 PM

EXPLAINER: Can the spread of monkeypox be stopped?

Since May, nearly 90 countries have reported more than 31,000 cases of monkeypox

health / Wed, Aug 10, 2022 1:35 PM

Election skeptics advance in key Wisconsin, Minnesota races

Longtime Wisconsin Secretary of State Doug La Follette has won his Democratic primary, advancing to a general election in which Republicans hope...

health / Wed, Aug 10, 2022 10:53 AM

WHO: COVID-19 deaths fall overall by 9%, infections stable

The World Health Organization says in its latest weekly pandemic report that the number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new...

health / Wed, Aug 10, 2022 3:57 AM

Cathay Pacific losses narrow as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways says losses in the first half of the year narrowed as a relaxation in quarantine rules boosted passenger...

health / Wed, Aug 10, 2022 12:49 AM

Walz and Jensen set in Minn. governor race; Schultz advances

Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and Republican challenger Scott Jensen scored easy victories Tuesday in their primaries to set the stage for their fall...

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