Health

Overdoses on the road: Drugged driving rises as a menace

Aug 17, 2017

Police and rescue crews say drivers overdosing on heroin and other drugs are driving up the number of car crashes

Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

Aug 17, 2017

The debate over machines snatching jobs from people is muted in Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades, raising fears of a labor shortage

Family settles with PETA over removal, death of girl's dog

Aug 16, 2017

A family has settled a lawsuit against the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for taking a girl's unattended dog and euthanizing it

White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month

Aug 16, 2017

The White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace.

Markets Right Now: Stocks inch higher as retailers recover

Aug 16, 2017

Stocks are closing modestly higher on Wall Street as retailers including Urban Outfitters and Target climb.

Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drug

Aug 16, 2017

Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval

Cruise ankle break halts 'Mission: Impossible 6' production

Aug 16, 2017

Production has shut down on "Mission: Impossible 6" due to star Tom Cruise's broken ankle

Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell

Aug 16, 2017

Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood

US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline

Aug 16, 2017

A new report finds drug overdose deaths among US teens have inched up after years of decline

Colorful portraits show faces of New Hampshire drug crisis

Aug 16, 2017

What started as one mother's private outlet for grief has grown into a larger effort to both comfort others and reduce the stigma of addiction in New Hampshire