As senators defect, GOP concedes health bill's fate bleak 2017-09-26T09:08:42Z 2017-09-26T07:47:59Z 2017-09-26T09:08:42Z Republican Sen. Susan Collins' decision to oppose the GOP push to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul leaves the effort all but dead.
Collins' opposition all but kills GOP health care drive 2017-09-26T09:05:11Z 2017-09-25T08:27:22Z 2017-09-26T09:05:11Z Top Republicans are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the Obama health care law and say they're pushing toward a climactic Senate faceoff this week.
Greek media workers on 24-hour strike over health care fund 2017-09-26T09:03:30Z 2017-09-26T08:58:41Z 2017-09-26T09:02:13Z Greece is under a news blackout after the country's biggest press union called a 24-hour strike to protest the feared closure of a special health care fund for media employees. 3 share 'Alternative Nobel,' US lawyer gets honorary award 2017-09-26T09:01:19Z 2017-09-26T07:37:58Z 2017-09-26T09:01:18Z The "Alternative Nobel" has been given to four people for their "courageous work" in human rights, public health and good governance.
Treatment restores signs of awareness in brain-injured man 2017-09-26T09:00:48Z 2017-09-25T16:09:06Z 2017-09-26T09:00:46Z French doctors say they restored some signs of consciousness in a brain-injured man who hadn't shown any awareness in 15 years.
Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health 2017-09-26T09:00:44Z 2017-09-25T07:27:26Z 2017-09-26T09:00:43Z US researchers about to recruit 1 million people to study how genes, environments and lifestyles interact, bid to end cookie-cutter care. What the latest health overhaul push means for consumers 2017-09-26T09:00:37Z 2017-09-25T18:18:21Z 2017-09-26T09:00:34Z A last-ditch attempt to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law gives insurance shoppers only a vague sense of what lies ahead if the bill becomes law.
As health bill teeters, Medicaid recipients watch nervously 2017-09-26T09:00:34Z 2017-09-26T07:17:55Z 2017-09-26T09:00:30Z Low-income adults who benefited from the expansion of Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law are closely watching debate over Republicans' latest overhaul attempt, which appears near collapse. Coffee sold in California could carry cancer warning labels 2017-09-26T09:00:21Z 2017-09-25T18:48:08Z 2017-09-26T09:00:16Z Coffee could carry an ominous cancer warning in California if a nonprofit group prevails in a Los Angeles courtroom.
EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where 2017-09-26T08:50:54Z 2017-09-23T22:26:46Z 2017-09-26T08:50:03Z The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey.
Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior? 2017-09-26T07:30:09Z 2017-09-22T20:15:48Z 2017-09-26T07:30:06Z Aaron Hernandez brain disease diagnosis raises questions about his life troubles & suicide. Leaders highlight early education for drug misuse prevention 2017-09-26T00:10:13Z 2017-09-22T16:25:45Z 2017-09-26T00:10:01Z New Hampshire's political and law enforcement leaders come together to promote early education to prevent substance misuse.
Republican states also among losers in health bill 2017-09-25T23:32:05Z 2017-09-25T09:37:34Z 2017-09-25T23:32:01Z Memo to GOP: Republican-friendly states would also lose money under health care bill.
Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth football 2017-09-25T18:29:52Z 2017-09-23T15:57:37Z 2017-09-25T18:29:10Z Marc Buoniconti wants youth football banned; paralyzed ex-player tells AP game is too dangerous. Algae on river flowing into Lake Erie prompts warning 2017-09-25T15:28:53Z 2017-09-22T14:35:40Z 2017-09-25T15:28:34Z Health officials in Ohio are telling some people not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak.
AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute 2017-09-25T13:20:16Z 2017-09-22T07:25:39Z 2017-09-25T13:19:39Z AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute.
Republicans see political necessity in health care effort 2017-09-25T09:09:15Z 2017-09-21T08:05:44Z 2017-09-25T09:08:48Z Republicans are feeling the heat to succeed in 'Obamacare' replacement effort.
Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill 2017-09-25T08:20:38Z 2017-09-24T13:37:12Z 2017-09-25T08:20:27Z Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she finds it "very difficult" to envision backing the last-chance GOP bill repealing the Obama health care law.
The Latest: Group wants Congress to revisit Medicaid changes 2017-09-25T05:30:38Z 2017-09-21T16:05:09Z 2017-09-25T05:29:14Z A study finds the latest GOP effort to end "Obamacare" would take federal dollars away from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Ex-official: Legionnaires' seemed tied to Flint water switch 2017-09-24T15:19:14Z 2017-09-22T21:45:52Z 2017-09-24T15:18:40Z Michigan's former director of disease control testified Friday that she believed a spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area was related to a switch in the city's water supply.
Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill 2017-09-24T15:08:00Z 2017-09-23T04:46:18Z 2017-09-24T15:07:39Z McCain opposes latest GOP health care bill, drawing ire from Trump and possibly dealing death blow to repeal-and-replace effort.
The Latest: Health care groups oppose GOP bill 2017-09-24T01:39:18Z 2017-09-23T13:06:24Z 2017-09-24T01:38:51Z President Donald Trump is holding out hope that a last-ditch effort to overhaul the Obama-era health law isn't over.
Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaint 2017-09-23T15:50:03Z 2017-09-22T06:55:36Z 2017-09-23T15:49:01Z California's attorney general has reached a $300,000 settlement with Gatorade over allegations the company made "anti-water" statements in a cellphone video game. Greece makes measles vaccination appeal amid European spike 2017-09-23T12:49:03Z 2017-09-22T11:05:38Z 2017-09-23T12:48:59Z Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in the country amid an outbreak in Europe. Iowa Sen. Ernst hopes, but isn't sure, health bill has vote 2017-09-22T21:49:51Z 2017-09-21T20:15:23Z 2017-09-22T21:48:46Z Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst isn't sure her party's last-ditch effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law has the votes to pass in the GOP-controlled Senate.
Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water case 2017-09-22T20:16:56Z 2017-09-21T20:35:14Z 2017-09-22T20:16:56Z A former Michigan health official says he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint's water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Lawsuit challenges law that only doctors perform abortions 2017-09-22T18:18:26Z 2017-09-20T16:48:10Z 2017-09-22T18:18:24Z The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood has filed a federal lawsuit that challenges a Maine restriction common across most of the U.S. that abortions be performed solely by physicians. FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments, other meds 2017-09-22T14:39:07Z 2017-09-20T19:45:45Z 2017-09-22T14:38:29Z FDA issues new warnings about risk of combining medication for opioid addiction with certain other drugs. Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control 2017-09-22T12:09:55Z 2017-09-21T01:36:59Z 2017-09-22T12:09:55Z Scientists say Vietnam's main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of a highly drug-resistant superbug that has spread into the southern part of the country.
Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression 2017-09-22T09:47:41Z 2017-09-20T21:15:26Z 2017-09-22T09:47:40Z Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview.
Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill 2017-09-22T02:57:31Z 2017-09-20T15:56:25Z 2017-09-22T02:57:27Z Study: Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.
The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me? 2017-09-21T20:18:16Z 2017-09-20T05:23:06Z 2017-09-21T20:17:14Z Gene tests may help gauge who will benefit from cancer immune system treatments.
Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care 2017-09-21T20:13:18Z 2017-09-20T13:25:06Z 2017-09-21T20:13:18Z Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him. AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the fog over pre-existing maladies 2017-09-21T20:00:24Z 2017-09-21T19:46:22Z 2017-09-21T20:00:24Z AP FACT CHECK: Who's right about GOP health care bill, Trump and Cassidy, or Kimmel the TV guy?.
Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul 2017-09-21T19:58:44Z 2017-09-19T21:05:19Z 2017-09-21T19:58:07Z New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing; creates winners and losers. Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties 2017-09-21T08:17:35Z 2017-09-19T22:06:49Z 2017-09-21T08:17:30Z President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at EPA has for years accepted payments for criticizing peer-reviewed studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to an AP review.
Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care drive 2017-09-21T08:00:12Z 2017-09-20T20:18:25Z 2017-09-21T08:00:12Z A brew of political pressures has pumped fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul.
Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline 2017-09-21T07:38:16Z 2017-09-20T08:24:53Z 2017-09-21T07:38:13Z President Trump and Senate Republican leaders are in a frantic hunt for the last vote or two to pass revived legislation to repeal and replace 'Obamacare.'. Hepatitis A outbreak seen in Los Angeles County 2017-09-21T00:26:41Z 2017-09-19T21:02:44Z 2017-09-21T00:26:39Z Public health authorities have declared an outbreak of hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections this year. Health benefit offers from small businesses keep vanishing 2017-09-20T22:47:30Z 2017-09-19T16:52:31Z 2017-09-20T22:46:38Z Only half of America's smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers as slow, steady cost hikes have made it too expensive for many to afford a benefit that nearly all large employers still provide.
The Latest: Trump says GOP health care law has 'good chance' 2017-09-20T21:29:38Z 2017-09-20T13:07:24Z 2017-09-20T21:28:34Z President Donald Trump says he hopes Republican senators will vote for new legislation that aims to repeal and replace his predecessor's health care law.
Lawyers trade jabs as meningitis outbreak murder trial opens 2017-09-20T16:47:55Z 2017-09-19T18:22:24Z 2017-09-20T16:47:54Z A federal prosecutor says a pharmacist facing murder charges for his role in a deadly meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated steroid injections demonstrated a "shocking disregard" for human life. FDA OKs Glaxo's inhaler, first one to combine 3 medicines 2017-09-20T16:06:44Z 2017-09-19T16:03:05Z 2017-09-20T16:06:41Z The FDA approves the first inhaler that combines three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis.
The Latest: Bipartisan effort to improve 'Obamacare' over 2017-09-20T13:18:09Z 2017-09-19T14:53:16Z 2017-09-20T13:18:09Z Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is praising a last-ditch Republican bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare" _ the latest sign the GOP's repeal effort may be back from the dead. States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributors 2017-09-20T13:18:01Z 2017-09-19T16:12:25Z 2017-09-20T13:18:00Z States are asking for records from companies that make and distribute prescription opioid painkillers.
One last last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes 2017-09-20T08:19:30Z 2017-09-19T07:32:21Z 2017-09-20T08:19:30Z Top Senate Republicans say their last-ditch push to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law is gaining momentum. Study: 4,500 deaths a year from high Europe diesel emissions 2017-09-20T01:55:27Z 2017-09-18T06:31:24Z 2017-09-20T01:54:17Z Researchers say there have been more than 4,500 premature deaths annually in Europe because diesel cars emitted higher levels of pollution than claimed.
City asks judge to let case against OxyContin maker proceed 2017-09-19T21:36:40Z 2017-09-19T00:32:17Z 2017-09-19T21:36:05Z The city of Everett, Washington, is asking a federal judge to let it move forward with a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin. Christie: Drugmakers to work on nonaddictive pain medication 2017-09-19T21:08:14Z 2017-09-18T18:31:50Z 2017-09-19T21:08:14Z New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says pharmaceutical companies have agreed to work on nonaddictive pain medications and additional treatments to deal with opioid addiction.
Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas 2017-09-19T18:07:23Z 2017-09-16T06:29:24Z 2017-09-19T18:07:23Z Government data shows suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas.
Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage 2017-09-18T22:52:49Z 2017-09-13T08:27:20Z 2017-09-18T22:52:47Z A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies suggests that women who received yearly vaccinations against swine flu between 2010 and 2012 had more miscarriages than others. Will Senate bargainers' deal on children's health pass? 2017-09-18T22:52:47Z 2017-09-13T13:18:07Z 2017-09-18T22:52:46Z Senate bargainers have reached agreement to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, and approval of the deal would avert an end-of-month cash crunch for the popular initiative.
Analysts see Trump threats to insurers boosting premiums 2017-09-18T22:52:44Z 2017-09-14T22:08:24Z 2017-09-18T22:52:41Z Budget analysts expect average premiums for individual health insurance to grow 15 percent next year, largely because it's unclear if President Donald Trump will block subsidies to insurers. AP NewsBreak: Medicare card remake to protect seniors 2017-09-18T22:52:43Z 2017-09-14T08:27:57Z 2017-09-18T22:52:40Z Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft. Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer 2017-09-18T15:33:26Z 2017-09-12T15:17:56Z 2017-09-18T15:33:24Z Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all, as draft guidelines offer women 30 and older a choice of testing. Study shows hormone pills don't shorten older women's lives 2017-09-17T14:02:39Z 2017-09-12T15:07:57Z 2017-09-17T14:02:12Z The longest follow-up study yet on menopausal hormone pills suggests they don't shorten older women's lives. Bernie Sanders' health care plan puts Democrats on the spot 2017-09-16T17:40:18Z 2017-09-12T15:58:16Z 2017-09-16T17:40:16Z House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal coverage health care bill. Child heart patients treated for surgical infection 2017-09-14T10:29:29Z 2017-09-12T15:28:08Z 2017-09-14T10:29:25Z At least a dozen children who had heart surgery at Children's Hospital in New Orleans over the summer have infected incisions, apparently from contaminated equipment.
Hurricanes drive addiction issues into public square 2017-09-14T08:10:37Z 2017-09-09T14:57:40Z 2017-09-14T08:10:37Z In the whirr of Hurricane Irma preparations, drug users in Miami's Overtown neighborhood stocked up on sterile water they'll use to mix their heroin and clean syringes they'll use to inject it.
AP FACT CHECK: Single-payer sounds best when it sounds free 2017-09-14T07:59:37Z 2017-09-14T07:48:15Z 2017-09-14T07:59:28Z AP FACT CHECK: Sanders says Americans want single-payer health care; evidence of that is mixed.
Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain 2017-09-13T21:39:36Z 2017-09-07T06:25:52Z 2017-09-13T21:39:34Z Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain. 2 US scientists awarded Balzan Prize for cancer research 2017-09-13T18:12:57Z 2017-09-11T13:07:10Z 2017-09-13T18:11:13Z Two U.S. scientists whose work has contributed to creating immunological treatments for cancer are among the winners of this year's Balzan Prizes recognizing scholarly and scientific achievements. Abortion clinic dispute to be argued in Ohio Supreme Court 2017-09-13T11:59:46Z 2017-09-10T12:06:29Z 2017-09-13T11:59:45Z A dispute over whether to shut down Toledo's last abortion clinic is headed to the Ohio Supreme Court in a case both sides view as pivotal. Court: Apology expressing fault can't be used in lawsuits 2017-09-12T16:01:59Z 2017-09-12T14:18:20Z 2017-09-12T16:01:11Z The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that an apology by a medical provider that includes an admission of liability can't be used in a later lawsuit against the provider.
Governors back bipartisan Senate bid to control health costs 2017-09-12T15:22:31Z 2017-09-07T15:06:00Z 2017-09-12T15:21:24Z A group of Republican and Democratic governors is endorsing a bipartisan Senate effort to control health insurance costs.
Miami shelters homeless against their will as Irma closes in 2017-09-12T15:10:04Z 2017-09-08T20:58:42Z 2017-09-12T15:10:03Z Officials in Miami have begun forcing homeless people into shelters ahead of powerful Hurricane Irma. At least 7 who refused have been sent to a psychiatric ward for their own good during the storm.
Appalachian poor, left out of health debate, seek free care 2017-09-12T13:35:25Z 2017-09-12T05:28:09Z 2017-09-12T13:35:08Z The sick and poor in Appalachia are flocking to free health clinics.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some