Health

Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

Dec 13, 2017

Everett, Washington, is deploying teams of social workers and police officers to connect services to the hardcore homeless living in the woods, in cars or on the streets

Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

Dec 13, 2017

Everett, Washington, is deploying teams of social workers and police officers to connect services to the hardcore homeless living in the woods, in cars or on the streets.

UK surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

Dec 13, 2017

A British surgeon has admitted assaulting two patients by burning his initials into their livers during transplant operations

Alabama House Republican discloses cancer diagnosis

Dec 13, 2017

Alabama House Republican discloses cancer diagnosis

'Three Billboards' tops SAG noms, 'Big Sick' bounces back

Dec 13, 2017

In nominations Wednesday, the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards heartily endorsed the revenge drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," offered swift redemption for the romantic comedy "The Big Sick" and left many Oscar favorites empty handed.

Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries

Dec 13, 2017

British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived surgery to place her heart inside her chest

Mental health care worries linger 5 years after Sandy Hook

Dec 13, 2017

Five years after the Sandy Hook massacre, efforts to improve mental health care for young people have had mixed results

EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive

Dec 13, 2017

The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive which is considered key in industrial meats for the ubiquitous doner kebab

Russian plant admits it emits nuclear isotope behind leak

Dec 13, 2017

A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected to be behind a spike of radioactivity this fall has admitted that it emits the isotope that was recorded in the Ural mountains

Gehrig's 1931 contract sold at auction for $216,000

Dec 13, 2017

Lou Gehrig's 1931 contract with the New York Yankees has sold at auction for $216,000