Health

Abortion ban proposal faces a murky future in South Carolina

Nov 5, 2019

A group of South Carolina senators are expected to take another step toward banning almost all abortions in the state

Medical pot on campus: Colleges say no and face lawsuits

Oct 24, 2019

Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws

Companies reach tentative deal to settle opioids lawsuit

Oct 21, 2019

The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the nation's opioid crisis

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Oct 20, 2019

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals

Northeast officials team up to push pot, vaping regulations

Oct 17, 2019

The governors from several Northeastern states say they want to work together to regulate marijuana and vaping

Warren, candidate with the answers, dodges tax hike question

Oct 16, 2019

Elizabeth Warren has persistently refused to say whether middle class taxes will rise to pay for her "Medicare for All" health care plan

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

Oct 13, 2019

Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators _ and they're returning to work this coming week with mixed hopes of success.

Arizona official charged in Marshall Islands adoption scheme

Oct 9, 2019

Court records show the assessor of Arizona's most populous county has been accused of human smuggling in an adoption fraud scheme that brought pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to the U.S. to give up their children for adoption

3 get Nobel prize for showing how cells sense low oxygen

Oct 7, 2019

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering how cells respond to differing oxygen levels, paving the way for promising strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases

Theranos founder accused of bilking lawyers in civil case

Oct 4, 2019

Lawyers for Silicon Valley executive accused of fraud say they are being cheated out of money too

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