Health Issues

NFL, American Cancer Society award $3.2 million in grants

Jul 12, 2018

The NFL has partnered with the American Cancer Society and awarded $3.2 million in grant funding to address disparities in breast cancer mortality that exist among women of color

Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

Jul 12, 2018

An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act

Daily dose of national anthem in hospitals stuns Egyptians

Jul 11, 2018

Overdose of patriotism? Egyptian minister's decision to play national anthem in state hospitals met with scorn

Trump says drug maker Pfizer 'rolling back price hikes'

Jul 11, 2018

Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more."

Mother of girl declared dead twice slams doctors at funeral

Jul 6, 2018

The mother of a teenager at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death said at the girl's funeral to stop allowing doctors to "pull the plug on your people"

Illegal pot shops disrupt California's budding legal market

Jul 5, 2018

Months after broad marijuana legalization in California, a thriving illegal cannabis market is undercutting those playing by the rules.

Clinic opens hours after Oklahoma approves medical marijuana

Jun 28, 2018

A clinic for prescribing medical marijuana opened in Tulsa just hours after Oklahoma voters approved the pot measure

Correction: Marijuana Medicine story

Jun 27, 2018

Correction: Marijuana Medicine story

Wisconsin high court caps some malpractice damages at $750K

Jun 27, 2018

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the state's cap on noneconomic medical malpractice damages, reversing a lower-court ruling that awarded $15 million to a woman who had all four limbs amputated after a mishandled infection

The Latest: In Oklahoma, Republicans ousted over teacher pay

Jun 27, 2018

In Oklahoma, a bad night for incumbent Republicans who voted against a tax package to fund a teacher pay raise

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