Health

Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria

Oct 16, 2017

Damage from Hurricane Maria is letting raw sewage pour into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico, forcing people without running water to bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams

Correction: Pain Gap story

Oct 16, 2017

Correction: Pain Gap story

Kids, woman hurt as wind sends NY bounce house airborne

Oct 16, 2017

Authorities say several children and a 76-year-old woman have been treated for injuries suffered when a bounce house went airborne at a western New York event

In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest cities

Oct 16, 2017

In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest cities; victims no longer 'dirty people'

Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

Oct 16, 2017

A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments

Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers

Oct 16, 2017

Scientists say thousands of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic died of starvation last summer _ the second such die-off in over 40 years

Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Oct 15, 2017

A bipartisan bid to shield consumers from rising premiums is getting new attention after President Donald Trump's decision to halt federal payments to insurers. Congressional Republicans are divided over that effort, however.

Russian medical team in Yemen to treat ex-president

Oct 15, 2017

Yemeni officials say that the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in the country has allowed a Russian medical team into the capital Sanaa to provide medical treatment for former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, the coalition's rival

A nursing home's high school teaches lessons on life

Oct 15, 2017

A tiny public high school in New York has endured after more than two decades in a curious location: a nursing home

Disabled chefs serve as model for change in Morocco

Oct 15, 2017

Developmentally disabled chefs serve as model for change in Morocco