Health

GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance

Oct 18, 2017

Author of a bipartisan compromise to calm health insurance markets says they'll push the proposal, despite opposition from President Donald Trump.

Lawsuit: Bighorn sheep threatened by domestic sheep grazing

Oct 18, 2017

Environmental groups say in a lawsuit that the U.S. Forest Service is illegally jeopardizing bighorn sheep with deadly diseases by allowing thousands of domestic sheep to graze in eastern Idaho as part of agricultural research activities

Former drug czar nominee Marino defends role in opioid law

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids

Karen Pence: 'All of us could benefit from art therapy'

Oct 18, 2017

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, says art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed for years, is the issue she'll highlight during the Trump administration

AP Exclusive: Training on vet suicides set at Nevada prisons

Oct 18, 2017

AP Exclusive: The state of Nevada has agreed to pay $93,000 to settle a wrongful death suit filed by the family of a 27-year-old Army veteran who was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when he hanged himself in prison last year

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Oct 18, 2017

Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by tumor boards, which match treatments to gene mutations

Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis

Oct 18, 2017

Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis

Sam Shepard novel coming out in December

Oct 18, 2017

A novel Sam Shepard completed shortly before his death is coming out in December

The Latest: Senators announce plan for insurance markets

Oct 17, 2017

Republican and Democratic senators have announced a plan aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets

Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration

Oct 17, 2017

President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration