Health & Lifestyles

Egypt's parliament is to vote on tougher penalties for FGM

Egypt parliament to vote on tougher penalties for female genital mutilation after Cabinet backed redefining it as felony
Published: 08/29/16

Pennsylvania can do more to end marijuana arrests, Wolf says

Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession
Published: 08/29/16
Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer's Facebook page
Published: 08/29/16

Charles County launches new drug take-back effort

Officials have are launching a new program in Charles County aimed at making it easier for residents to dispose of over-the-counter or prescription medications
Published: 08/29/16

2 children seriously injured in Massachusetts Turnpike crash

Two children were airlifted to a Boston hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained a single-car crash along the Massachusetts Turnpike this weekend
Published: 08/29/16

Vermont Health Department issues immunization reminder

The Vermont Health Department is reminding families that it's time to be sure kids' vaccinations are up to date
Published: 08/29/16

Baltimore to spray for mosquitoes amid Zika concerns

Officials are asking residents in some parts of Baltimore to stay inside Sunday night while the city sprays to control mosquitoes
Published: 08/28/16
Food deserts still a problem in Nebraska, but no easy fixes

Food deserts still a problem in Nebraska, but no easy fixes

Nebraska lawmakers are once again looking for ways to ensure residents have easy access to healthy food even though previous efforts to address the problem have failed
Published: 08/28/16
Ohio chief justice on court impacts, roles in drug epidemic

Ohio chief justice on court impacts, roles in drug epidemic

The chief justice of Ohio's supreme court helped bring together experts and officials from nine states in a regional judicial summit on the opioid drug epidemic
Published: 08/28/16
Can Clinton save 'Obamacare' from its mounting problems?

Can Clinton save 'Obamacare' from its mounting problems?

Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether President Barack Obama's health care law will go down as a failed experiment
Published: 08/28/16