- Feds offer exit plan for Montana town's asbestos cleanup Updated: May-05-15 7:37 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A long-delayed U.S. government cleanup plan for a Montana community where asbestos contamination has sickened thousands would leave the deadly material in the walls of houses, underground and elsewhere - stirring worries among residents and state officials about future exposures.
- Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year Updated: May-04-15 1:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new independent study concludes.
- UI expects new public health degrees to attract hundreds Updated: May-03-15 10:48 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Public health has been defined by the World Health Organization as "the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts of society."
- Jury awards woman $13M for exposure to asbestos in talcum Updated: Apr-29-15 10:37 pm
LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles jury awarded $13 million to a 73-year-old woman who contracted a deadly disease from using asbestos-containing talcum powder manufactured by Colgate-Palmolive Co.
- Illinois county does booming business in asbestos lawsuits Updated: Apr-29-15 2:58 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois - Few of the tourists who drive old Route 66 through this rural Illinois town are aware of its true economic engine: a booming business in asbestos lawsuits that attracts law firms from across the country.
- Alabama health officials warn against "Spice" drug dangers Updated: Apr-23-15 7:52 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama hospitals are reporting a higher number of patients and hospitalizations linked to symptoms from the synthetic drug known as "Spice."
- Family who died of carbon monoxide poisoning laid to rest Updated: Apr-18-15 8:26 pm
PRINCESS ANNE, Maryland - Eight white hearses carried a Maryland family to their funeral Saturday at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, each hearse with a picture of a family member staring out from a window.
- Dad dead, 5 others sickened from carbon monoxide in Florida Updated: Apr-13-15 7:25 pm
WILTON MANORS, Florida - A Florida father has died and five others were sickened from carbon monoxide poisoning after the family car was left running in the garage.
- Gov. Ducey signs bill modifying asbestos injury claims Updated: Apr-11-15 2:31 pm
PHOENIX - Attorneys representing victims of asbestos exposure say a bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law will limit victims' ability to recover losses.
- 4 dead in home; carbon monoxide eyed, car running in garage Updated: Apr-11-15 2:43 am
NEW YORK - Four elderly people were found dead in a home Friday in an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning after a car was left running in an attached garage, police said.
- Family, friends struggle to support ill young woman Updated: Apr-11-15 1:30 am
MELBOURNE, Florida - Looking at Sarah Chardavoyne's wedding photos, you can't help but feel a twinge of jealousy.
- 8 deaths in home bring scrutiny of carbon monoxide poisoning Updated: Apr-08-15 9:47 am
PRINCESS ANNE, Maryland - Utility regulators and police are trying to determine what could have been done to prevent the deaths of a man and his seven children who died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator installed after their home's power had been disconnected.
- Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in Alhambra death Updated: Apr-07-15 9:04 am
ALHAMBRA, California - Police say a 25-year-old woman found unresponsive on the floor of a Los Angeles County home may have died of carbon monoxide poisoning.