- OH judges get more options for ordering treatment Updated: Dec-12-13 9:17 am
- Officials study possible botulism in Amarillo Updated: Dec-12-13 7:37 am
- Part of NH nursing home evacuated due to chemicals Updated: Dec-12-13 7:08 am
- Central NY homeless man suffers burns in tent fire Updated: Dec-12-13 6:55 am
- Mom reports gunmen stole girl's medicine, presents Updated: Dec-12-13 6:49 am
- Trial set for Kearney man accused of shaking baby Updated: Dec-12-13 6:40 am
- Woman gets new face in Poland's 2nd transplant Updated: Dec-12-13 6:13 am
- Grand Traverse sheriff closes lobby at night Updated: Dec-12-13 4:13 am
- Louisiana ranked 48th in annual health survey Updated: Dec-12-13 4:06 am
- Federal data show health disparities among states Updated: Dec-12-13 3:35 am
- Va youth anti-smoking groups get funding Updated: Dec-12-13 2:54 am
- Trial on assisted suicide law begins in New Mexico Updated: Dec-12-13 1:05 am
- Legal weed sales will be spotty in Colorado Updated: Dec-12-13 1:01 am
- AP NewsBreak: Feds joins battle on citrus disease Updated: Dec-12-13 12:25 am
- Michigan puts restrictions on abortion insurance Updated: Dec-11-13 9:52 pm
- Snyder condemns GOP leader's anti-gay statement Updated: Dec-11-13 9:32 pm
- 2 flu-related deaths recorded in Georgia Updated: Dec-11-13 9:14 pm
- Poisoned Ill. lottery winner's heirs settle estate Updated: Dec-11-13 8:44 pm
- NY drug addict who ran cancer scam pleads guilty Updated: Dec-11-13 8:32 pm
- Report: 398 Alaskans pick marketplace plans Updated: Dec-11-13 7:55 pm
- Hospital chain challenges Karmanos-McLaren merger Updated: Dec-11-13 7:47 pm
- BART, unions to meet again over contract provision Updated: Dec-11-13 7:43 pm
- Arizona sees rise in health marketplace enrollees Updated: Dec-11-13 7:31 pm
- More Montanans sign up for federal health care Updated: Dec-11-13 6:54 pm
- Kansans slow to embrace health marketplace in Nov. Updated: Dec-11-13 6:41 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Probate court judges would be given the authority to order outpatient treatment for people struggling with mental illness under a bill approved by the Ohio House.
AMARILLO, Texas - Public health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of botulism in Amarillo.
WOLFEBORO, New Hampshire - Firefighters in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, say two wings of a nursing home were evacuated after an incident involving cleaning chemicals.
ITHACA, New York - Authorities say a fire in a tent at a homeless encampment in central New York has left a 53-year-old man with serious burns.
DECATUR, Georgia - A suburban Atlanta woman says home invaders kicked her disabled 6-year-old daughter in the side and stole medication and specialized equipment that helps the girl communicate.
KEARNEY, Nebraska - A January trial has been scheduled for a Kearney man accused of severely shaking his girlfriend's infant daughter.
WARSAW, Poland - A 26-year-old woman disfigured by a tumor has received a new face in Poland's second such transplant.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - For years, the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Department's lobby informally served as the "last resort" for a small number of street homeless people too belligerent and drunk to stay at church shelters.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana ranked poorly among states in overall health, according to United Health Foundation's 2013 America's Health Rankings.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth is awarding grants to 22 youth organizations across the state to start or support chapters of its teen volunteer group.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two doctors and a Santa Fe woman with advanced uterine cancer want physicians in New Mexico to be able to prescribe - without the fear of prosecution- the needed medications for terminally ill patients who want to end their lives on their own terms.
DENVER - Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start on Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone's guess.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's - and possibly the entire nation's - citrus crop.
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan will join more conservative states in requiring residents who want health insurance coverage for abortions to buy an extra policy, after Republican legislators passed the law Wednesday over the objections of Democrats who pleaded for them to take the issue to voters instead.
LAKE TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has condemned GOP National Committeeman Dave Agema's statement that gay people are seeking health insurance for same-sex partners because they are dying of AIDS and want free medical care.
ATLANTA - Georgia health officials say the flu has killed two people in the state.
CHICAGO - The wife and daughter of a Chicago man who was poisoned with cyanide after winning the Illinois lottery have settled his estate with an agreement that prevents either woman from filing a wrongful death lawsuit unless new evidence surfaces in a criminal investigation of his death.
MINEOLA, New York - A woman has admitted she was hooked on heroin when she raised thousands of dollars by falsely claiming she had cancer, prosecutors and her attorney said Wednesday.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Government figures released Wednesday show 398 Alaskans signed up for private health insurance during the first two months of the online marketplace.
DETROIT - The Detroit Medical Center has filed a legal challenge to the planned combination of the Detroit-based Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Flint-based McLaren Health Care.
OAKLAND, California - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions will be meeting again with a federal mediator over a key contract provision that has led to a lawsuit.
PHOENIX - Arizonans are beginning to warm to the new federal health insurance marketplace, but actual enrollment numbers for new private policies that will take effect Jan. 1 are still extremely low.
HELENA, Montana - The number of Montanans to sign up for insurance on the federal exchange increased somewhat in November, even as the website was plagued with slow operations.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansans remained slow to enroll in health insurance plans in November through the online marketplace set up under the federal health care overhaul, though enrollments did jump, figures from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed Wednesday.