Health

AP Exclusive: Colleges got $60M-plus from OxyContin family

Oct 3, 2019

Prestigious universities accepted at least $60M from family that owns OxyContin maker over past 5 years

Trump admin shifting to privatize migrant child detention

Oct 3, 2019

The Trump administration is shifting care of some migrant children from religious nonprofits to the private, for-profit sector.

Company claims Oklahoma judge miscalculated opioid award

Oct 2, 2019

Attorneys for consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson say an Oklahoma judge made a $107 million miscalculation when he ordered the company earlier this year to pay $572 million to help clean up the state’s opioid crisis

Gun control risks losing momentum as impeachment fever rises

Oct 2, 2019

Gun control risks taking a back seat as impeachment fever overtakes Washington

Juul stops funding San Francisco vaping measure

Oct 1, 2019

Juul Labs says it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign

US investigation of vaping-related illnesses focuses on THC

Sep 27, 2019

US investigation of vaping-related illnesses focusing on THC

Military sees frustrating trend as suicides spike

Sep 27, 2019

Military suicides surged this year to a record high among active duty troops, continuing a frustrating trend that Pentagon officials say they are struggling to counter.

Feds crack Medicare gene test fraud that peddled cheek swabs

Sep 27, 2019

Feds crack down on alleged Medicare fraud scheme that peddled cheek swabs for unneeded DNA tests

High-flying marijuana vapes take hit from health scare

Sep 26, 2019

Unsolved health illnesses are harming the high-flying marijuana vape market, which is looking to reassure customers as the number of sickened grows

Texas inmate set to be executed for killing 2 stepsons

Sep 25, 2019

A Texas inmate who says he's intellectually disabled is facing execution for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2007 attack in their Dallas home that also killed his wife

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