Health & Lifestyles

Brother: Right-to-die advocate Christy O'Donnell dies

A relative says Christy O'Donnell, a single mom with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died
Updated: 4 hours ago

Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion law

A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing an abortion law that he says would prevent most women from getting abortions
Updated: 4 hours ago
Ohio's senators offer separate anti-heroin bills

Ohio's senators offer separate anti-heroin bills

Ohio's Democratic senator is offering his own plan for battling the state's deadly drug overdose epidemic
Updated: 5 hours ago

Excise tax on medical marijuana sales proposed in California

State senator proposes making medical marijuana sales subject to 15 percent consumption tax
Updated: 5 hours ago

88 Ursinus College students report stomach ailment symptoms

Officials at an eastern Pennsylvania college say scores of students have reported symptoms of a stomach infection
Updated: 5 hours ago

Indiana U. investigating 2 Bloomington mumps cases

Indiana University is investigating two confirmed cases of mumps on the Bloomington campus that so far appear unconnected
Updated: 6 hours ago
Debate on whether tampons should be tax-free arrives in Utah

Debate on whether tampons should be tax-free arrives in Utah

International debate over whether tampons and other feminine hygiene products should be tax-free has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made up of only men
Updated: 11 hours ago
Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear

Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear

Experts say Syrian refugees and asylum seekers will need treatment for conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder as they begin to arrive in the US in greater numbers this year
Updated: 11 hours ago

India launches campaign for deworming millions of children

Millions of children are getting deworming treatment in India's campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development
Published: 02/10/16

US women's national soccer team to be briefed on Zika virus

US women's national soccer team set to be briefed on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before opening the region's Olympic qualification tournament in Texas
Published: 02/10/16