ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.
Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Since 2002, almost 2 out of 3 firefighters who died in the line of duty died of cancer, as today's fires produce an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals, yet many sickened first responders are being.. CBS News - Published
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group has protested the governor of Guam's plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate.. SeattlePI.com - Published
In New York, the NYPD is a police force shaken by suicide. The death of an officer yesterday is the third suspected suicide in just 10 days. It's a growing problem — not just in New York — but.. CBS News - Published
LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said.. SeattlePI.com - Published
BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health workers. And when the second person in this.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Concerned about a potential HIV outbreak, Dr. Joseph McGowan, medical director of Northwell Health's Center for AIDS Research and Treatment in Manhasset, said: On Long Island, “Everybody is just on.. Newsday - Published
Humans have been smoking pot to get high since the first millennium B.C. Archaeologists have found early evidence of cannabis use from wooden bowls exhumed from ancient tombs in western China. NPR - Published
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama.. SeattlePI.com - Published
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Friday encouraged supporters of a new state hemp industry to tell Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign a bill that would lead to a regulatory framework for the crop. cbs4.com - Published
An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman's womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, family.. Newsday - Published
When this 12-year-old girl was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease, she was scared of IVs. Now, she's invented a line of teddy bear pouches, so other young patients won't be scared when they get.. CBS News - Published
The Florida Department of Health is seeking input about how a nutrition program for women, infants and children can be improved and is giving people three weeks to send comments to Tallahassee. cbs4.com - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington ruled Friday against a Trump administration policy it described as a "blanket ban" preventing immigrant teens in government custody from.. SeattlePI.com - Published
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local):
The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Former Patriots player Rob Gronkowski brought his big personality to Barbara Bush Children's Hospital in Maine – and he also brought the kids a gift that will help them have fun even after he leaves. CBS News - Published
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers suing over the toll of opioids asked a judge Friday to allow a structure for all 25,000 municipal and county governments in the U.S. to be paid — if a settlement can.. SeattlePI.com - Published
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year.
The Berlin.. SeattlePI.com - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Heading for the beach isn't just fun it's also healthy. Two leading researchers say the regenerative powers of sand, sun and surf are scientifically proven to reduce stress and improve sleep. Newsmax - Published
Recently a three-month-old Kansas City child died in a hot car where she was left alone for hours. This tragedy highlights one of the deadly summer safety hazards we need to be aware of. Newsmax - Published
When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble.An extreme preoccupation with clean eating is an eating order called orthorexia nervosa. Though less well-known.. Newsmax - Published
A face-lift for Father's Day, anyone?It could happen: A new report finds many more men are taking advantage of the same plastic surgeries that have long been associated with women. But a facelift isn't.. Newsmax - Published
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into Uganda this week — should be declared a global.. SeattlePI.com - Published
KARAMBI, Uganda (AP) — At last, the van with the Ebola victim's coffin arrived. The woman's relatives were relieved. But a small group of young people hissed in anger.
They watched the burial team.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Out of an abundance of caution, Townsend Farms, Inc. has notified Costco that a recent FDA test indicated that a domestic conventional frozen blackberry product manufactured by Townsend Farms, Inc.,.. FDA - Published
Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. The defendants include Michigan's former health.. CBS News - Published
GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water system.
The health department said at least 16 patients.. SeattlePI.com - Published
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state's vaccine requirements (all times local):
New York lawmakers have passed a bill that.. SeattlePI.com - Published