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Debate on in Massachusetts over safe sites for drug users

Published Jan. 22 2018

BOSTON (AP) — The idea may seem jarring at first: Creating safe spaces where drug users can shoot up under...

Walker, in turnabout, moves to stabilize insurance market

Published Jan. 22 2018

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a tack to the left in an election year, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker announced...

Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care

Published Jan. 22 2018

MIAMI (AP) — The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in...

State reels at cost of opioid epidemic

Published Jan. 21 2018

This week's release of a report detailing the cost of opioid use disorder to Missouri taxpayers has reinforced lawmakers' efforts...

Woman's challenges herself again: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents

Published Jan. 15 2018

BOSTON (AP) — She's already run around the planet in world-record time. So what does Becca Pizzi do for an...

US review shows pesticides harm threatened salmon, whales

Published Jan. 14 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal scientists have determined that a family of widely used pesticides poses a threat to dozens of...

Diabetic middle schoolers welcome newcomer to their 'band of brothers'

Published Jan. 14 2018

Five bright-eyed teenage boys huddled in the nurse's room at Lewis and Clark Middle School on Friday afternoon.

1st trial date set in state lawsuit over opioid epidemic

Published Jan. 13 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state against pharmaceutical companies...

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

Published Jan. 13 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season...

Hospitals work to overcome IV bag shortage

Published Jan. 12 2018

Questions have arisen about whether a short supply of some IV bags has affected area health providers.