Scholarships target doctors in Arizona underserved areas

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – University of Arizona’s medical school says it will give free tuition to…

Milan hospital displays X-rays of women attacked by men

MILAN (AP) – A Milan hospital is exhibiting X-rays of women attacked by men to highlight…

Number of new HIV diagnoses in NYC falls below 2,000

NEW YORK (AP) – Health officials say the number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in…

Agency: Arizona flu cases now triple level from last season

PHOENIX (AP) – State health officials say flu cases in Arizona have tripled in comparison with…

Nebraska eases restrictions to address propane shortage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska is temporarily lifting weight restrictions on trucks carrying propane to address…

Federal addiction treatment dollars off-limits for marijuana

The U.S. government is barring federal dollars meant for opioid addiction treatment to be used on…

Law that kept kids out of jail may have led to foster care

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Holes punched in walls. Car headlights smashed. Windows broken. Weapons, threats, sexual…

Mom, son who died in pond had been returning from therapy

ROXANA, Ill. (AP) – Relatives say a mother and her 7-year-old son had been returning from…

Tiger that had been in declining health dies at Wichita zoo

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – A tiger that had been in declining health has died at a…

Botched surgery lawsuits settled in South Dakota

ARMOUR, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota judge has signed off on the settlement of three…

Delaware health department warns of tuberculosis exposure

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Health officials have announced that about 200 people may have been exposed…

French women demand action amid high domestic violence rate

LES MUREAUX, France (AP) – Sylvia. Dalila. Aminata. Céline. Julie. Their names are plastered on buildings…

UN: Spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola in Congo

GENEVA (AP) – The World Health Organization says there has been “a very dangerous and alarming…

Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal pesticide use in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) – Agrochemicals company Monsanto on Thursday pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on…

Hawaii County Council bans herbicide use on public property

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) – The Hawaii County Council has become the first local government in the…

Governor vetoes bill outlawing abortions over Down syndrome

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A bill that would have prohibited abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis…

Illinois reports its fifth death connected to vaping

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A fifth Illinois resident has died after being hospitalized with a vaping-related…

Massachusetts passes ban on sale of flavored vaping and tobacco products

Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday passed a ban on the sale of flavored vaping and tobacco products,…

Vape shop owners to rebrand, close amid statewide flavor ban

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) – Vape shop owners in Washington state have raised concerns that a statewide…

East Texas Legionnaires’ outbreak linked to hot tub display

TYLER, Texas (AP) – Authorities say a hot tub display at an East Texas state fair…