Health

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

Jul 17, 2018

Hawaii officials say an explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring 23 people

The Latest: Woman transported to Honolulu after lava injury

Jul 17, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey says explosions of varying sizes happen whenever 2,000-degree lava enters much colder seawater

US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his son

Jul 16, 2018

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's a personal reason for his focus on the opioid epidemic: His son almost died from taking fentanyl-laced cocaine

WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

Jul 16, 2018

Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company

Commission learning what caused and didn't cause massacre

Jul 15, 2018

The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before, during and after the shooting, but perhaps even more importantly what didn't happen

Judge: No class-action status for ex-NHLer concussion case

Jul 13, 2018

The federal judge overseeing the NHL concussion case has denied class-action status for the former players suing the league over head injuries

Correction: Talc Powder-Cancer Lawsuit story

Jul 13, 2018

Correction: Talc Powder-Cancer Lawsuit story

Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

Jul 13, 2018

Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana

Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

Jul 13, 2018

A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company.

Oklahoma Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

Jul 13, 2018

Oklahoma's Medicaid program is the nation's first to be approved to experiment with a new way of paying for prescription drugs that supporters say could save taxpayer dollars and provide patients with the most effective drugs

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