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    Supreme Court to consider when doctors can provide emergency abortions in states with bans

    The Supreme Court is considering a case that will determine when doctors can provide abortions during medical emergencies in states with bans enacted after the high court’s sweeping decision overturning Roe v. Wade
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    FILE - The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, March 7, 2024. The Supreme Court is considering a case that will determine when doctors can provide abortions during medical emergencies in states with bans enacted after the high court's sweeping decision overturning Roe v. Wade. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    April 23

    Remnants of bird flu virus found in pasteurized milk, FDA says

    U.S. health officials say samples of pasteurized milk have tested positive for remnants of the bird flu virus that has infected dairy cows
    April 23
    FILE - Cows are seen at a dairy in California, Nov. 23, 2016. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, April 23, 2024, that samples of pasteurized milk had tested positive for remnants of the bird flu virus that has infected dairy cows. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
    April 23

    Mississippi lawmakers haggle over possible Medicaid expansion as their legislative session nears end

    Top Mississippi lawmakers have started negotiating on what could become a landmark plan to expand Medicaid coverage to tens of thousands of people in one of the poorest states in the U.S. But even with Republicans controlling both the state House and S...
    April 23
    Mississippi Senate Medicaid Committee Chairman Sen. Kevin Blackwell, R-Southaven, right, discusses the cost of Medicaid expansion at a public legislative conference committee meeting held at the State Capitol, Tuesday, April 23, 2024, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
    April 23

    US health officials warn of counterfeit Botox injections

    U.S. health officials are warning of counterfeit Botox injections after more than 20 people got sick
    April 23
    A patient receives a Botox injection at a clinic in Arlington, Va., on June 5, 2009. On Tuesday, April 23, 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning about counterfeit Botox injections after more than 20 people got sick. All of the people told health officials that they got the shots from unlicensed individuals or in settings like homes or spas. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
    April 23

    Ashley Judd and Aloe Blacc help the White House unveil its national suicide prevention strategy

    Actor Ashley Judd and singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc have helped the Biden administration promote its new national strategy to prevent suicide
    April 23
    Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy speaks during an event on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, April 23, 2024, with notable suicide prevention advocates. The White House held the event on the day they released the 2024 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention to highlight efforts to tackle the mental health crisis and beat the overdose crisis. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    April 23

    When can doctors provide emergency abortions in states with strict bans? Supreme Court to weigh in

    Nearly two years after overturning the constitutional right to abortion, the Supreme Court will consider how far state abortion bans can extend to women in medical emergencies
    April 23
    FILE - The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, March 7, 2024. Nearly two years after overturning the constitutional right to abortion, the Supreme Court will consider Wednesday how far state abortion bans extend to women in medical emergencies. The justices are weighing a case from Idaho, where a strict abortion ban went into effect shortly after the high court’s 2022 decision overturning Roe v. Wade. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    April 23

    Transgender Louisianans lost their ally in the governor's seat. Now they're girding for a fight

    Unlike recent years when there was an LGBTQ+ ally in the Louisiana governor's office, nothing stands in the way this year of legislation hostile to transgender people
    April 23
    FILE - The Louisiana Capitol stands, April 4, 2023, in Baton Rouge, La. A bill that that would effectively bar transgender people in Louisiana from using restrooms, locker rooms and sleeping quarters that correspond with their gender identity, in public schools, jails and domestic violence shelters, advanced out of a state legislative committee Monday, April 8, 2024. (AP Photo/Stephen Smith, File)
    April 23

    Get better sleep with these 5 tips from experts

    Nearly a third of American adults don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night
    April 23
    April 23

    What's EMTALA, the patient protection law at the center of Supreme Court abortion arguments?

    The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case that could determine whether doctors can provide abortions to pregnant women with medical emergencies in states that enact abortion bans
    April 23
    File - The Supreme Court is seen on Friday, April 21, 2023, in Washington. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case that could determine whether doctors can provide abortions to pregnant women with medical emergencies in states that enact abortion bans. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
    April 23

    UnitedHealth says wide swath of patient files may have been taken in Change cyberattack

    UnitedHealth says files with personal information that could cover a “substantial portion of people in America” may have been taken in the cyberattack on its Change Healthcare business
    April 23
    FILE - Pages from the United Healthcare website are displayed on a computer screen, Feb. 29, 2024, in New York. UnitedHealth says files with personal information that could cover “a substantial portion of people in America” may have been taken in the cyberattack on its Change Healthcare business. The company said Monday, April 22, 2024 after markets closed that it sees no signs that doctor charts or full medical histories were released after the attack. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
    April 23

    The problem with leaf blowers, and what you can do instead

    Many communities across the country have tried to ban or limit leaf blowers because of their noise and environmental impact
    April 23
    FILE - A gardener uses a leaf blower to clear leaves at a home on Oct. 13, 2021 in Sacramento, Calif.. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
    April 23

    Legendary rugby league star Wally Lewis appeals for concussion and CTE awareness support

    A legendary rugby player has cited the fear and anxiety that has invaded his life among the reasons for urging the Australian government to fund support services and education about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)
    April 23
    Former Australian rugby league player Wally Lewis, addresses the National Press Club in Canberra, Australia, Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Lewis, a legendary rugby player of the 1980s has cited the fear and anxiety that has come into his life among the reason for urging the Australian government to fund support services and education about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). (Lukas Coch/AAP Image via AP)
    April 23

    New federal rule bars transgender school bathroom bans, but it likely isn't the final word

    A new federal rule seeks to clarify that a law against sex discrimination at schools includes gender identity, too
    April 23
    FILE - A protester outside the Kansas Statehouse holds a sign after a rally for transgender rights on the Transgender Day of Visibility, March 31, 2023, in Topeka, Kan. A new rule from President Joe Biden's administration assuring transgender students be allowed to use the school bathrooms that align with their gender identity could conflict with laws in Republican-controlled states that seek to make sure they can't. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)
    April 23

    Biden blames Trump for Florida's 6-week abortion ban, says women nationwide face health crisis

    President Joe Biden is blaming Donald Trump for Florida’s upcoming abortion ban and other restrictions across the country that have imperiled access to care for pregnant women
    April 23
    President Joe Biden greets Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., as he arrives at Tampa International Airport, in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, April 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    April 23

    Haiti health system nears collapse as medicine dwindles, gangs attack hospitals and ports stay shut

    Life-saving medication and equipment is dwindling or altogether absent at hospitals and clinics across Haiti's capital as brutal gangs tighten their grip on Port-au-Prince and beyond
    April 23
    FILE - Denize Flerino wipes sweat from the brow of her son who is suffering from high fevers at a Doctors Without Borders emergency room in the Cite Soleil neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, April 19, 2024. Haiti's health system has long been fragile, but it's now nearing total collapse after gangs launched coordinated attacks on Feb. 29, targeting critical state infrastructure in the capital and beyond. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
    April 22

    Seattle hospital won't turn over gender-affirming care records in lawsuit settlement with Texas

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is dropping a request for a Seattle hospital to hand over records regarding gender-affirming treatment potentially given to children from Texas as part of a lawsuit settlement announced Monday
    April 22
    FILE - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton makes a statement at his office, May 26, 2023, in Austin, Texas. Paxton is dropping a request for a Seattle hospital to hand over records regarding gender-affirming treatment potentially given to children from Texas as part of a lawsuit settlement announced Monday, April 22, 2024. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
    April 22

    Jury: BNSF Railway contributed to 2 deaths in Montana town where asbestos sickened thousands

    A federal jury says BNSF Railway contributed to the deaths of two people who were exposed to asbestos decades ago when tainted mining material was shipped through a Montana town where thousands have been sickened
    April 22
    A respiratory therapist left, conducts a pulmonary test on a woman at the Center for Asbestos Related Disease, April 4, 2024, in Libby, Mont. The clinic has diagnosed thousands of people with asbestos-related disease following contamination from a nearby mine for vermiculite. A federal jury on Monday, April 22, said BNSF Railway contributed to the deaths in 2020 of two people who were exposed to asbestos in the Libby area decades ago. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
    April 22

    West Virginia confirms first measles case since 2009

    A West Virginia hospital has confirmed the first known case of measles in the state since 2009
    April 22
    FILE - This undated image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Feb. 4, 2015, shows an electron microscope image of a measles virus particle, center. A West Virginia hospital has identified the first case of measles in the state since 2009, health officials said Monday, April 22, 2024. (Cynthia Goldsmith/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP, File)
    April 22

    When red-hot isn't enough: New government heat risk tool sets magenta as most dangerous level

    U.S. health and weather officials are unveiling a new color-coded system to warn Americans about heat danger, and it will set magenta as the most dangerous level
    April 22
    The website for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention displays on a computer screen in Glenside, Pa., Monday, April 22, 2024, a new heat risk system developed with the National Weather Service. They unveiled a new color-coded system to warn Americans about heat danger, and it will set magenta as the most dangerous level. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
    April 22

    Biden administration tightens rules for obtaining medical records related to abortion

    The medical records of women will be shielded from criminal investigations if they cross state lines to seek an abortion where it is legal
    April 22
    FILE - President Joe Biden speaks about abortion access during a Democratic National Committee event Oct. 18, 2022, in Washington. As he campaigns for a second term, Biden is highlighting how women’s health has been affected by the overturning of federal abortion protections. His campaign is getting help from two women who say abortion restrictions put them in medical peril. Amanda Zurawski of Texas and Kaitlyn Joshua of Louisiana say their personal experiences are driving them to campaign for Biden in North Carolina and Wisconsin over the next two weeks. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
    April 22

    Chinese generosity in lead-up to cleared doping tests reflects its growing influence on WADA

    In the two years before the World Anti-Doping Agency cleared 23 Chinese swimmers of doping allegations, that country’s government contributed nearly $2 million in additional funding to WADA programs, including one designed to strengthen the agency’s in...
    April 22
    The Chinese national flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, file)
    April 22

    Nearly 100 Belarus political prisoners have severe medical problems, rights group says

    A human rights group says that nearly 100 political prisoners in Belarus who were incarcerated in a severe crackdown on dissent are suffering severe medical problems and could be close to death
    April 22
    April 22

    UN labor agency report warns of rising threat of excess heat, climate change on world's workers

    The U.N. labor organization is warning that over 70% of the world’s workforce is likely to be exposed to excessive heat during their careers, citing increased concern about exposure to sunlight
    April 22
    FILE - A road worker stops to take a drink of water in Madrid, Spain, Monday, July 18, 2022. The U.N. labor organization warned Monday, April 22, 2024, that over 70% of the world's workforce is likely to be exposed to excessive heat during their careers, citing increased concern about exposure to sunlight. It also warned of air pollution, pesticides and other hazards that could lead to health problems, including cancer. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
    April 22

    The pandemic exposed staff shortages at nursing homes. A new White House push aims for a remedy

    The White House is aiming to correct the short staffing at nursing homes that was exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic
    April 22
    FILE - Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 7, Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, in Big Bend, Wis. Harris plans to return to Wisconsin next week for her third visit to the battleground state this year. President Joe Biden's campaign announced Thursday, April 18, that Harris plans to campaign in La Crosse on Monday at an event focused on abortion rights (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
    April 22

    Takeaways from AP report on how the search for the coronavirus origins turned toxic

    The Chinese government froze meaningful efforts to trace the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, despite publicly declaring that it supported an open scientific inquiry, an Associated Press investigation has found
    April 22
    FILE - Marion Koopmans, right, and Peter Ben Embarek, center, of the World Health Organization team say farewell to their Chinese counterpart Liang Wannian, left, after a WHO-China Joint Study Press Conference at the end of the WHO mission in Wuhan, China, on Feb. 9, 2021. The hunt for COVID-19 origins has gone dark in China. An AP investigation drawing on thousands of pages of undisclosed emails and documents and dozens of interviews found feuding officials and fear of blame ended meaningful Chinese and international efforts to trace the virus almost as soon as they began, despite years of public statements to the contrary. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
    April 22

    Toxic: How the search for the origins of COVID-19 turned politically poisonous

    China froze meaningful efforts to trace the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.
    April 22
    FILE - Marion Koopmans, right, and Peter Ben Embarek, center, of the World Health Organization team say farewell to their Chinese counterpart Liang Wannian, left, after a WHO-China Joint Study Press Conference at the end of the WHO mission in Wuhan, China, on Feb. 9, 2021. The hunt for COVID-19 origins has gone dark in China. An AP investigation drawing on thousands of pages of undisclosed emails and documents and dozens of interviews found feuding officials and fear of blame ended meaningful Chinese and international efforts to trace the virus almost as soon as they began, despite years of public statements to the contrary. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
    April 21

    North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store

    Medical marijuana can now be legally purchased in North Carolina with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opening its long-planned dispensary this weekend on tribal land
    April 21
    April 21

    Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut

    President Joe Biden frequently cites insulin prices as he promotes a $35 price cap for Americans with diabetes who are on Medicare
    April 21
    Tommy Marshall, 56, of Atlanta, poses for a portrait on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Atlanta. Marshall who has type 1 diabetes, paid $251 dollars for four to eight weeks worth of medication in November. "Even if you can afford it, just paying that much for something that you know is a massive profit center for the drug company is challenging," said Marshall, a lifelong Democrat. He added of Biden, "If I was a his political consultant I'd be telling him to talk about it constantly." (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
    April 20

    Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers

    Pregnant workers have the right to a wide range of accommodations under new federal regulations for enforcing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    April 20
    FILE - The emblem of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is shown on a podium in Vail, Colo., Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Denver. Pregnant workers have the right to a wide range of accommodations under new federal regulations for implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. The regulations take an expansive view of conditions related to pregnancy, from fertility treatments to abortion and post-childbirth complications. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
    April 19

    Idaho group says it is exploring a ballot initiative for abortion rights and reproductive care

    A new Idaho organization says it will ask voters to restore abortion access and other reproductive health care rights in the state after lawmakers let a second legislative session end without modifying the strict abortion bans
    April 19
    April 19

    Kansas has a new anti-DEI law, but the governor has vetoed bills on abortion and even police dogs

    The Democratic governor in Kansas has vetoed proposed tax breaks for anti-abortion counseling centers while allowing restrictions on college diversity initiatives to become law without her signature
    April 19
    Students walk down Jayhawk Boulevard, the main street through the main University of Kansas campus, Friday, April 12, 2024, in Lawrence, Kan. The Kansas Board of Regents, which oversees higher education, has drafted a new policy against requiring diversity, equity and inclusion statements on applications for students, job seekers and staff promotions. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
    April 19

    Popular weight loss drugs in tight supply, Zepbound shortage could last through June

    Most doses of Wegovy and Zepbound have limited availability, the FDA says.
    April 19
    An injection pen of Zepbound is displayed in New York City, December 11, 2023.
    April 19

    A convicted rapist is charged with murder in the killing of a Connecticut visiting nurse

    A convicted rapist has been charged with murder and attempted sexual assault in the killing of a visiting nurse at a Connecticut halfway house for sex offenders in October
    April 19
    FILE - This undated photo provided by Kyle Ellsworth shows Joyce Grayson. Michael Reese, a convicted rapist, was charged with murder and attempted sexual assault Friday, April 19, 2024, in the killing of Grayson, a visiting nurse at a Connecticut halfway house for sex offenders in October. (Kyle Ellsworth via AP)
    April 19

    Patel is like it is: 'Do blue light glasses actually work?'

    Learn about the truth behind the eyewear, as well as the future of organ donations and avoiding ear infections.
    April 19
    VIDEO: Patel is like it is: 'Do blue light glasses actually work?'
    April 19

    French athletes at Paris Olympics will receive better mental health protection

    French athletes at the Paris Olympics will be offered better protection for their mental health with priority given to curbing online harassment and cyberbullying
    April 19
    From left, French athletes Arnaud Assoumani, Pauline Deroulede, Romain Cannone, and Melina Robert-Michon stand on stage as they wear the French team uniforms for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games opening ceremony, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at the Grand Palais Ephemere venue in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
    April 19

    South Korea slows plan to hike medical school admissions as doctors' strike drags on

    South Korea's government says it will slow down a plan to admit more students to the country’s medical schools from next year, in a bid to end a weeks-long strike by thousands of doctors
    April 19
    South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo speaks during a briefing at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 19, 2024. Desperate to end a weekslong strike by thousands of doctors, South Korea’s government said Friday it will slow down a plan to admit thousands more students to the country's medical schools from next year.(Hang Gwang-mo/Yonhap via AP)
    April 19

    4/20 grew from humble roots to marijuana's high holiday

    Marijuana advocates are gearing up for April 20
    April 19
    FILE - Jim Weber examines the inside of The Bud Light marijuana growing trailer at the International Cannabis & Hemp Expo, Saturday, April 17, 2010, in Daly City, Calif. The unit, once hooked up to electricity and water supplies, is a turnkey marijuana growing space. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
    April 19

    BNSF Railway says it didn't know about asbestos that's killed hundreds in Montana town

    BNSF Railway attorneys told Montana that the railroad should not be held liable for the lung cancer deaths of two former residents of an asbestos-contaminated Montana town
    April 19
    FILE - In this April 27, 2011, file photo, the entrance to downtown Libby, Mont., is seen. BNSF Railway attorneys are expected to argue before jurors Friday, April 19, 2024, that the railroad should not be held liable for the lung cancer deaths of two former residents of the asbestos-contaminated Montana town, one of the deadliest sites in the federal Superfund pollution program. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
    April 19

    Soldiers who lost limbs in Gaza fighting are finding healing on Israel's amputee soccer team

    Israel's national amputee soccer team is heading to France for the 2024 European Amputee Football Championships in June
    April 19
    The soccer player of Israel Amputee Football Team, Ben Binyamin controls the ball during a practice session in Ramat Gan, Thursday, April 11, 2024. Ben Binyamin was celebrating his 29th birthday at the Tribe of Nova music festival on Oct. 7 when Hamas militants stormed into southern Israel and opened fire on thousands of Israelis dancing to electronic music. Binyamin raced into an air raid shelter, but attackers fired shots and then threw in grenades. He was seriously wounded; his right leg was blown off. He was left for dead. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
    April 19

    Emergency rooms refused to treat pregnant women, leaving one to miscarry in a lobby restroom

    Complaints about pregnant women being turned away from emergency rooms spiked in the months after states began enacting strict abortion laws following the 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade
    April 19
    FILE - A pregnant woman stands for a portrait in Dallas, May 18, 2023. Complaints about pregnant women being turned away from emergency rooms spiked in the months after states began enacting strict abortion laws following the 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. The cases are detailed in federal documents obtained by The Associated Press and raise serious questions about the state of emergency pregnancy care in the U.S. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
    April 18

    Nevada Supreme Court rulings hand setbacks to gun-right defenders and anti-abortion activists

    Nevada's Supreme Court has handed setbacks to gun-right defenders and anti-abortion activists in two new rulings
    April 18
    FILE - "Ghost guns" are displayed at the headquarters of the San Francisco Police Department, Nov. 27, 2019, in San Francisco. Nevada's Supreme Court upheld the state's ban on ghost guns Thursday, April 18, 2024, overturning a lower court's ruling that had sided with a gun manufacturer's' argument the 2021 law regulating firearm components with no serial numbers was too broad and unconstitutionally vague. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
    April 18

    Legislation allowing doctor-assisted suicide narrowly clears Delaware House, heads to state Senate

    A bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide in Delaware has narrowly cleared the Democrat-led House and now goes to the state Senate for consideration
    April 18
    April 18

    Kentucky governor announces lottery to award initial round of medical cannabis business licenses

    Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky will use a lottery to award licenses to businesses competing to participate in the state’s startup medical cannabis program
    April 18
    FILE - Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear responds to a question during an interview, Dec. 19, 2023, in Frankfort, Ky. Kentucky will use a lottery system to award an initial round of licenses to businesses competing to participate in the state's startup medical cannabis program, Beshear announced Thursday, April 18, 2024. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
    April 18

    As syphilis cases among US newborns soar, doctors group advises more screening during pregnancy

    With syphilis cases in U.S. newborns skyrocketing, a doctors group is now recommending that all pregnant patients be screened three times for the sexually transmitted infection
    April 18
    FILE - This 1972 microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a Treponema pallidum bacterium which causes the disease syphilis. With syphilis cases in U.S. newborns skyrocketing, a doctors group is now recommending that all pregnant women be screened three times for the sexually transmitted infection. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued updated its guidance to doctors on Thursday, April 18, 2024. (Susan Lindsley/CDC via AP)
    April 18

    ER visits for heat illness rose in 2023 amid record temperatures, CDC report finds

    Some U.S. regions saw the highest rate of heat-related ER visits since 2018.
    April 18
    People spend time near a fountain during extreme heat wave in New York, July 27, 2023.
    April 18

    A lab chief's sentencing for meningitis deaths is postponed, extending grief of victims' families

    A 12-year saga over a fatal national meningitis outbreak still isn't over
    April 18
    Brothers Steve Kruzich, left, and Michael Kruzich look at a photo of their late mother Donna, Monday, April 15, 2024, in Lansing, Mich. Donna Kruzich was one of dozens of people in the U.S. who died after being injected with tainted steroids made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts. Now, more than a decade later, the operator of the New England Compounding Center is returning to a Michigan court to be sentenced on involuntary manslaughter charges. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)
    April 18

    Two shootings, two different responses — Maine restricts guns while Iowa arms teachers

    State lawmakers are taking very different approaches to public safety following high-profile shootings
    April 18
    FILE - Police respond to Perry High School, Jan. 4, 2024, in Perry, Iowa. Iowa's Republican-led Legislature passed a bill this week allowing teachers and staff who undergo training to get permits to carry guns on school property. That comes three months after a fatal shooting at the Iowa school. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
    April 18

    UN approves an updated cholera vaccine that could help fight a surge in cases

    The World Health Organization has approved a new version of a widely used cholera vaccine that could help address a surge in cases that has depleted the global vaccine stockpile
    April 18
    FILE - A family enters a tent set aside for cholera patients at a clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Nov. 18, 2023. The World Health Organization has approved a new version of a widely used cholera vaccine that could help address a surge in cases that has depleted the global vaccine stockpile. In a decision last week, WHO authorized a new vaccine by EuBiologics, the only maker of the oral cholera vaccine for a global stockpile managed by the U.N. health agency and partners. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
    April 18

    CDC and FDA investigate fake ‘Botox’ injections

    Officials claim at least 19 people across nine states have received either counterfeit “Botox” or treatment from unlicensed or untrained individuals.
    April 18
    VIDEO: CDC and FDA investigate fake ‘Botox’ injections
    April 18

    Evidence of racial disparities in health care reported in every US state: New report

    Researchers found health system performance is worse for many people of color.
    April 18