Health & Lifestyles

CDC awarding $1 million to New Mexico to fight Zika virus

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is awarding $1 million to New Mexico to fight the Zika virus
Published: 07/21/16

Nevada ending discrimination of prison inmates with HIV

Nevada's Department of Corrections is changing a series of policies and practices that the U.S. Justice Department says illegally discriminate against prison inmates with the virus that causes AIDS
Published: 07/21/16

Florida health officials rule out sex as well as travel in Miami-area woman's Zika infection

Florida health officials rule out sex as well as travel in Miami-area woman's Zika infection
Published: 07/21/16
Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care

Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care

Federal regulators are suing to stop two major health insurance mergers because they say the deals will increase health care costs for Americans and lower the quality of care they get
Published: 07/21/16

Alabama AD completes cancer treatment, cleared to go home

Alabama athletic director Bill Battle says he has completed treatment for cancer
Published: 07/21/16
Attorney general seeks immediate help for Hanford workers

Attorney general seeks immediate help for Hanford workers

Washington's attorney general and others are asking a federal judge to immediately take steps to protect Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers from exposure to chemical vapors
Published: 07/21/16

US moves to block healthcare megamergers worth a combined $82B, saying deals would drive American medical costs higher

US moves to block healthcare megamergers worth a combined $82B, saying deals would drive American medical costs higher
Published: 07/21/16

Police shoot autistic man's caretaker as he lies in street

Authorities say a Florida police officer shot and wounded an autistic man's black caretaker in an incident purportedly captured on cellphone video that shows the caretaker lying down with his arms raised before being shot
Published: 07/21/16

CEO, VP convicted of distributing misbranded medical devices

Two former executives of a California-based medical device company have been convicted in a Massachusetts court of distributing adulterated and misbranded medical devices
Published: 07/21/16

Portland will get more than $1.8M to address lead dangers

The federal government will give Portland more than $1.8 million to address the dangers caused by lead paint in the city
Published: 07/21/16