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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency in October 2017, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
Governors ask Trump, Congress to do more on opioid crisisGovernors are calling on President Trump and Congress to do more to fight an opioid epidemic that's killing 90 Americans a day
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Graphic shows timeline of pandemic flu and explains viral transmission; 3c x 5 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 139 mm;
Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemicScientists taking a new shot at a universal vaccine to prevent regular winter flu and the next super-flu, too
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
In this Jan. 14, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump, right, accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to members of the media as they arrive for a dinner at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Reinforcing its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration creates a federal office to protect medical providers who refuse to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures because of their moral or religious beliefs.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
New Trump office would protect conscience rights of doctorsOn eve of annual anti-abortion march, Trump administration announces new HHS office to protect conscience rights of doctors
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, file photo, a nurse administers an injection at a Pennsylvania hospital. In an initiative announced Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, several major not-for-profit hospital groups are trying their own solution to drug shortages and high drug prices: creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugsSeveral not-for-profit hospital groups will address drug shortages and high prices by creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks to members of the media at the Senate Subway as he arrives for a vote at the Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Senate Dems question legality of Trump work requirementsSenate Democrats question legality of Trump administration policy that allows work requirements for Medicaid recipients
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Report: HHS to Offer 'Conscience Protections' for Medical StaffA planned Health and Human Services initiative would offer "conscience protections" for medical workers, and women's and LGBT rights advocates are teaming up with doctors' groups to push back against it before it's even announced. It appears a new civil rights division within the HHS would offer protections for doctors,...
Newser6 hours ago
This is a  July, 19, 2017 file photo of terminally-ill British Noel Conway, a 68-year-old retired lecturer from Shrewsbury, England. Conway has been granted permission on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 to challenge the country's law on assisted dying, after an earlier decision that rejected his case. (Aaron Chown/ PA via AP, File)
Terminally ill Briton's bid for assisted death can proceedA terminally ill British man has been granted permission to challenge the country's law on assisted dying, after an earlier decision that rejected his case
The Associated Press7 hours ago
12-Year-Old Vomited at Dinner. He Was Dead 2 Days Later"I'm a mom. I'm supposed to protect my kids, and I couldn't," Jessica Decent-Doll tells WJBK . The Michigan mother says she has been left with a sense of guilt after her 12-year-old son Michael died last week just days after coming down with flu-like symptoms. Decent-Doll tells the Times Herald...
Newser14 hours ago
In this Jan. 16, 2018, photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Cognitive tests like the one President Donald Trump aced give doctors a snapshot of someone's memory and certain other neurologic functions. They’re one piece of information to help determine if trouble's brewing, but by themselves they’re not enough to diagnose cognitive impairment. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyoneCognitive tests give doctors a snapshot of someone's memory and certain other neurologic functions
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2011 file photo, a car approaches a sobriety checkpoint set up along a busy street in Albuquerque, N.M.  A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the “entirely preventable” 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
Science panel backs lower drunken driving thresholdA prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold, saying 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are unacceptable and 'entirely preventable'
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by Walmart shows a packet of DisposeRx. Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets of DisposeRx, which turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel. Walmart announced Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, that it will provide the packets free with opioid prescriptions filled at its 4,700 U.S. pharmacies. (Courtesy of Walmart via AP)
Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gelWalmart giving pharmacy customers packet that turns leftover opioids into useless gel
The Associated Press1 day ago
Graphic shows timeline of pandemic flu and explains viral transmission; 3c x 5 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 139 mm;
Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemicScientists taking a new shot at a universal vaccine to prevent regular winter flu and the next super-flu, too
The Associated Press1 day ago
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