Health

USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims

Oct 20, 2018

The University of Southern California says it will pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist

Radio host Delilah shares advice about losing a child

Oct 19, 2018

After losing her 18-year-old to suicide one year ago, and another son six years ago from complications of sickle-cell anemia, radio host Delilah has advice on what not to say to parents who've lost a child.

Heart transplant program changes chief after patient deaths

Oct 19, 2018

A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive

Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

Oct 19, 2018

Medical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael

Impoverished farm town is left behind in California

Oct 19, 2018

People who work in California melon and lettuce fields struggle no matter which political party is in power

Maryland asks Supreme Court to uphold law on drug pricing

Oct 19, 2018

Maryland is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold its first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging

Pharmacist who wouldn't fill miscarriage drug is out

Oct 19, 2018

A Michigan pharmacist accused of refusing to fill a prescription to help a woman complete a miscarriage no longer works for the Meijer retail chain

As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow

Oct 18, 2018

Canada is the second _ and by far the largest _ country to legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana by adults, but it almost certainly won't be the last

California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

Oct 17, 2018

Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women

Obituary for woman with opioid addiction inspires donations

Oct 17, 2018

A powerful obituary about a Vermont woman who struggled with opioid addiction has inspired more than 100 donations to a local recovery center from around the country and as far away as Denmark

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