Drugmakers, distributors facing federal opioid probe

At least a half-dozen companies that make or distribute prescription opioid painkillers are facing a federal…

Massachusetts governor signs into law nation’s first statewide ban on flavored tobacco products

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday signed into law the nation’s first statewide ban on all…

Water boil advisory lifted after E. coli contamination

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. (AP) – The Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District near Spokane says most…

Minnesota reports 1 case of hepatitis A linked to outbreak

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota health officials say the state has reported its first case…

MRIs of dense breasts find more cancer but also false alarms

Giving women with very dense breasts an MRI scan in addition to a mammogram led to…

Health officials: Flu activity widespread in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico health officials say flu activity already is widespread across…

Twins SS Polanco has ankle surgery for chronic injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco is rehabilitating from arthroscopic surgery on his right…

Nevada toxic mine neighbors may stop getting bottled water

RENO, Nev. (AP) – State environmental regulators plan to decide in January whether to cut off…

Lawsuit filed over hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – An Omaha woman who contracted hepatitis A after eating blackberries she bought…

State to cancel contract with youth center

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire will terminate its contract with a facility that provides drug…

Study: For babies born with HIV, start treatment right away

WASHINGTON (AP) – When babies are born with HIV, starting treatment within hours to days is…

Suit: No privacy, time for women officers to pump at work

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia police officer says in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that the department…

North Carolina county reports 19 cases of hepatitis A

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – Health officials in a North Carolina county are reporting 19 cases of…

Jimmy Carter out of hospital after treatment for brain bleed

ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in…

Tenn. doc pleads guilty, admits to trading opioids for sex

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee doctor who admitted to trading opioids for sex with his…

Pennsylvania increases tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in Pennsylvania…

The Latest: Trade group decries ban on vape, tobacco flavors

BOSTON (AP) – The Latest on Massachusetts becoming the first state to ban flavored tobacco and…

Sabres defenseman Dahlin out indefinitely with concussion

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – The Buffalo Sabres’ list of injuries continues to grow, with defenseman Rasmus…

NH to apply for Medicaid waiver on mental health treatment

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire health officials say they’re planning to apply for a waiver…

No criminal charges in public housing poisoning deaths of 2

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – No criminal charges will be filed in the carbon monoxide deaths of…