A deadly, drug-resistant fungus is growing in strength. The CDC calls Candida auris a "serious global health threat." In Thursday’s New York Times, Matt Richtel reports on a Chicago woman who died.. CBS News - Published
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last.. SeattlePI.com - Published
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Legionnaires' disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing.. SeattlePI.com - Published
A growing number of states are passing laws to protect patients from surprise medical bills. Many come from doctors outside of their insurance networks. Jim Axelrod has one family's story. CBS News - Published
Weis Markets today said it has issued a recall for its Weis Quality Banana Puddin Ice Cream (48oz) since the product’s ingredient label fails to list an egg allergen due to a supplier error. People.. FDA - Published
The Justice Department has announced the largest prescription opioid bust ever. Sixty suspects - including doctors, pharmacists and other health care providers - were arrested in several states after.. CBS News - Published
They were born without a working germ-fighting system, every infection a threat to their lives. Now eight babies with "bubble boy disease" have had it fixed by a gene therapy made from one of the.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The latest advance is not only encouraging news for patients with severe compromised immunodeficiency. It's a test case for all those scientists working to develop better gene therapy techniques. NPR - Published
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a bill that would allow certain patients to access a low-potency cannabis oil they can already legally use.
Kemp approved what.. SeattlePI.com - Published
CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including a doctor accused of trading drugs for sex and another of prescribing to his Facebook friends, for their.. SeattlePI.com - Published
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How might Ohio better regulate hospitals following allegations that an intensive care doctor ordered excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients who then died?
That's.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a limited voluntary recall in the United States of certain Chewy Chips Ahoy 13oz cookies. This voluntary recall is being conducted because of the potential for.. FDA - Published
The cells regained a startling amount of function, but the brains didn't have activity linked with consciousness. Ethicists say it challenges assumptions about the irreversible nature of brain death. NPR - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic.
A divided high court had previously agreed to.. SeattlePI.com - Published
A bill that would put Washington state on year-round daylight time passed the state Senate by an overwhelming 46-2 vote. It now heads back to the House for a final vote before going to the governor's.. Seattle Times - Published
Back pain during pregnancy isn't surprising, but it still deserves attention. You're gaining weight, your center of gravity changes, and your hormones are relaxing the ligaments in the joints of your.. Newsday - Published
Maria was the rainiest hurricane known to have hit the island. Scientists say a storm of its severity is nearly five times more likely to occur today, with warmer air and oceans, than in the 1950s. NPR - Published
Stanford University has cleared three faculty members of any wrongdoing in dealings with a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies.
In a statement.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Several million Americans are now believed to be using the herbal powdered supplement, long touted as a mood booster and pain reliever and now seen as a curb for opioid addiction. But authorities warn.. Seattle Times - Published
The rapid spread of measles is prompting newer and stronger measures from health officials across the country. The CDC says the number of cases has grown to 555 in 20 states. Rockland County, New York,.. CBS News - Published
Officials in San Diego County have issued an alert after three people have suffered documented fatal overdoses from a new form of the drug fentanyl know as carfentanil. It would only take 2 mg of the.. CBS News - Published
LONDON (AP) — The U.S. government says it is "concerned" about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and.. SeattlePI.com - Published
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded student's plea for help as they searched for.. SeattlePI.com - Published
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.
Ja'bari Gray.. SeattlePI.com - Published
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's legislature gave final passage Tuesday to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion or face big.. SeattlePI.com - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials trying to contain a measles outbreak in a county north of New York City on Tuesday ordered all unvaccinated people exposed to the disease barred from public gathering.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News
People treated for overdoses in two Nassau County hospital emergency rooms now seamlessly will be linked to residential treatment where they can detox and move to longer-term residential assistance,.. Newsday - Published
Nassau legislative Democrats are seeking public hearings into the Nassau Health Care Foundation, after the head of the public benefit corporation that runs Nassau University Medical Center branded a.. Newsday - Published
Jensen Tuna of Louisiana is Voluntarily Recalling Frozen Ground Tuna Imported from JK Fish, Because it may Potentially be Contaminated with Salmonella. The frozen product, individually packaged in.. FDA - Published