Cholesterol levels dropping in U.S., but many still need care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some good health news: Americans’ cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at…

Turtle rescue season starts on Cape Cod beaches

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) – The season’s first cold-stunned sea turtles were rescued from Cape Cod beaches…

Fungus causes Seattle Children’s operating room closures

SEATTLE (AP) – Operating rooms at Seattle Children’s Hospital have been closed for the second time…

Lawsuit: Mental care isn’t great for Louisiana Medicaid kids

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – The Southern Poverty Law Center is suing the Louisiana Department of…

Fewer Yellowstone wolves equals no wolf-on-wolf deaths

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – For the first time in 24 years, Yellowstone National Park wildlife managers…

Clark County sees first death of flu season

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Health officials in Clark County say the region has seen its first…

Michigan group to hold talk on vaping and risk to children

WARREN, Mich. (AP) – CARE of Southeastern Michigan is presenting a discussion in Macomb County about…

Besieged Portland, Oregon, paramedics get defense training

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Trisha Preston was transporting a patient in a mental health crisis in…

APNewsBreak: Buttigieg hopes to name 1st female VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says if elected he’d like to name…

Study: Native Hawaiians have fewer healthy years than others

HONOLULU (AP) – A public health study says Native Hawaiians experience fewer years of good health…

Florida’s hepatitis A outbreak prompts vaccine push

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – The Tampa Bay area has been hit especially hard by hepatitis…

Missourians compete with out-of-state marijuana businesses

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some Missouri business owners looking to profit from the state’s burgeoning marijuana…

Ky. Catholic facility to become addition treatment center

LANCASTER, Ky. (AP) – A Roman Catholic diocese in Kentucky plans to lease a retreat center…

Lawmakers seek to dismiss governor’s suit over marijuana law

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island lawmakers are asking a judge to dismiss Gov. Gina Raimondo’s…

Auburn student group promotes mental health awareness

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Students at Auburn University are trying to connect with friends and strangers…

Arkansas youth treatment center allegations investigated

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – An Arkansas youth mental health treatment center is being investigated by the…

Game and Parks to check carcasses for deer disease

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission plans to sample deer carcasses for…

Massachusetts Senate to debate prescription drug price bill

BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Senate is set to debate legislation that Democratic leaders say will…

A loophole in Florida’s Wrongful Death Act

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) – On Aug. 2, less than a month after his 51st birthday, Gerald…

Runner’s abuse allegations embolden other female athletes

Track and field is facing a painful and public reckoning with the treatment of some female…