- Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites Updated: Apr-22-16 9:04 am
NEW YORK - Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows.
- UN: Biggest killer of kids in CAfrican Republic not bullets Updated: Apr-12-16 12:54 am
UNITED NATIONS - Three years after conflict erupted in the Central African Republic, the biggest killers of children aren't bullets but malnutrition, malaria, respiratory infections and diarrhea, the United Nations said Monday.
- 'Dreamland' author speaks about New Mexico's opiate crisis Updated: Apr-11-16 10:38 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The author of an award-winning book that called attention to the nation's opiate epidemic on Monday described the resurgence of opiates, saying dealers used the framework of a pizza delivery system to peddle heroin while medical providers prescribed unprecedented levels of hydrocodone and other drugs for pain.
- Ohio gets $7.5M for program aimed at helping moms, children Updated: Apr-02-16 3:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A federal agency says Ohio is getting about $7.5 million to support a voluntary home-visit program to help children get off to a healthier start in life.