3 contract workers suffer burns in Glendale transformer fire

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities say three workers have been injured in a transformer fire in…

Missouri launches campaign to stop youths from vaping

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri officials are stepping up enforcement of laws that ban selling…

Novel drugs may offer new ways to fight heart disease

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart…

Wisconsin girl with inspirational love of dogs dies at age 8

HARTLAND, Wis. (AP) – A Wisconsin girl with an inoperable brain tumor who received tens of…

Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teens

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is backing away from the idea of banning most flavored…

California sues e-cigarette maker Juul over ads and sales

WASHINGTON (AP) – California is suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted…

Mailing free home HIV tests helps detect more infections

Mailing free home HIV tests to high-risk men offers a potentially better strategy for detecting infections…

10 Seattle Children’s ORs to be closed through January

SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle Children’s Hospital says 10 of its operating rooms will now remain closed…

Woman who lied about medical problems convicted of theft

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) – A Waterloo woman has been found guilty of scamming a couple out…

Va. health department reports rise in meth overdose deaths

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Health officials in Virginia say the number of fatal overdoses from methamphetamine…

Tennessee hunter hurt in 20-ft fall from broken tree stand

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) – Wildlife officials in Tennessee say a hunter suffered serious injuries when his…

No training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirths

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) – When her contractions became unbearably painful, 18-year-old Perseverance Kanyoza rushed to a…

DNA links man to kidnapping, assault of S Carolina jogger

CHERAW, S.C. (AP) – DNA has led to an arrest in the case of a South…

Snooze cruise: Study sees future for hibernating astronauts

BERLIN (AP) – The European Space Agency says putting astronauts into a state of suspended animation…

Serbia’s president released from hospital

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – Serbia’s president has been released from the hospital where he was treated…

Virginia Tech to establish biomedical research center

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Tech and Children’s National Hospital have announced a plan to establish…

Symposium on opioid crisis set this week in West Virginia

ROANOKE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University’s School of Public Health is working with partners across…

Samoa shuts schools, declares emergency as measles kills 6

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Samoa has closed all its schools, banned children from public gatherings…

Cincinnati Zoo announces death of 12-year-old giraffe

CINCINNATI (AP) – An Ohio zoo says a 12-year-old male giraffe has died following a recent…

China diagnoses 3rd case of bubonic plague

BEIJING (AP) – China says a 55-year-old man has been diagnosed with bubonic plague after killing…