- Mason City church's wellness programs take holistic approach Updated: Nov-27-15 8:05 am
MASON CITY, Iowa - A Mason City church that began its health ministry nearly 20 years ago now offers many wellness programs, including yoga, centering prayer and healing touch.
- Death row inmate fights for hip-replacement surgery Updated: Nov-27-15 5:28 am
EDDYVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky death row inmate has renewed his request for a federal court order requiring the state to arrange hip-replacement surgery for him.
- Speech pathologist charged with TennCare Fraud Updated: Nov-27-15 4:05 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Authorities say a speech pathologist who works with children has been indicted on a TennCare Fraud charge in East Tennessee.
- Wayne County to provide free HIV testing on World AIDS Day Updated: Nov-27-15 4:05 am
WAYNE, Michigan - Free HIV testing and counseling will be offered on World AIDS Day at the Wayne County Health Clinic in Wayne, west of Detroit.
- No CU freshmen sought med pot housing exemption this year Updated: Nov-26-15 1:56 pm
BOULDER, Colorado - The University of Colorado in Boulder says no freshmen are using a housing exemption because they use medical marijuana.
- Study: Skin care drug prices up 401 percent since 2009 Updated: Nov-26-15 10:56 am
WASHINGTON - The cost of prescription skin treatments has skyrocketed since 2009, as the burden of escalating drug prices increasingly weighs on family budgets.
- Mother thankful after ailing girl has multi-organ transplant Updated: Nov-26-15 9:54 am
PITTSBURGH - An ailing 8-year-old girl from western Pennsylvania has undergone a rare multi-organ transplant.
- Turing reneges on drug price cut, rival's version sells well Updated: Nov-26-15 8:49 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.
- Missing therapy horse found about a mile from Iowa home Updated: Nov-26-15 6:24 am
COLFAX, Iowa - The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says a therapy horse missing since last week has been found.
- Coach's cancer diagnosis gives Dwenger added incentive Updated: Nov-25-15 5:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Fort Wayne Dwenger has some added motivation for the IHSAA football state finals on Saturday.
- Woman with late-stage cancer to get medical marijuana card Updated: Nov-25-15 3:30 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire health officials have approved a lung cancer patient's application for an identification card that will allow her to buy medical marijuana in Maine.
- Huckabee recovering after knee surgery in Little Rock Updated: Nov-25-15 3:14 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is recovering after undergoing knee surgery Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.
- Correction: Cannabis Oil-Obstacles story Updated: Nov-25-15 2:51 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - In a story Nov. 22 about efforts to make cannabis oil available to treat epilepsy in Missouri, The Associated Press erroneously reported that neurosurgeons can certify patients to receive the oil. Only Neurologists can do so.
- State delays change Medicaid coverage of back pain treatment Updated: Nov-25-15 2:42 pm
BEND, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority is delaying the rollout of changes to the state's Medicaid program that would allow patients to seek alternatives to painkillers and surgery to cope with back pain.
- Rep. Vic Gilliam announces likely ALS diagnosis Updated: Nov-25-15 2:00 pm
SALEM, Oregon - State Rep. Vic Gilliam says he will likely be diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.
- Kentucky wins $2.65 million for Medicaid in settlement Updated: Nov-25-15 12:58 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky has recovered $2.65 million from a San Diego-based urine drug testing company for fraudulently billing the state's Medicaid program.
- Vietnam's transgender say new law paves way for surgeries Updated: Nov-25-15 2:46 am
HANOI, Vietnam - Gay and transgender activists in Vietnam say a new law recognizing their rights will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination.
- Federal grand jury indicts Beckley doctor on drug charges Updated: Nov-24-15 5:47 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - A federal grand jury has indicted a Beckley pain clinic doctor whose office was raided by authorities earlier this month.
- Lawsuit challenges Illinois ban on marijuana campaign money Updated: Nov-24-15 4:19 pm
CHICAGO - Two Libertarian political candidates have asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional an Illinois ban on political contributions from the state's new medical marijuana industry.
- Correction: Legal Marijuana story Updated: Nov-24-15 3:09 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - In a story Nov. 15 about New Jersey debating legalizing marijuana, The Associated Press reported erroneously on who must pay a $200 fee to register with the state's medical marijuana program. Patients and caregivers must pay the fee, not patients and doctors.
- Correction: Medical Marijuana story Updated: Nov-24-15 3:09 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - In a story March 26 about New Jersey's medical marijuana program, The Associated Press reported erroneously on who must pay a $200 fee to register with the state's medical marijuana program. Patients and caregivers must pay the fee, not patients and doctors.
- Alcohol treatment center for Native Americans discussed Updated: Nov-24-15 12:53 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - An activist is urging Sioux City and Woodbury County officials to open an alcohol treatment center for its Native American population.
- NFL players talk openly to help destigmatize mental illness Updated: Nov-24-15 12:45 pm
HOUSTON - Arian Foster was in a bad place, drinking heavily to self-medicate and deal with the problems in his life.
- $386,000 judgment awarded to man who lost testicle Updated: Nov-24-15 7:53 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut man who sued a hospital after losing a testicle following vasectomy surgery has been awarded $386,000 by a judge.
- NYC Mayor de Blasio outlines plan to treat mental illness Updated: Nov-23-15 6:20 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's eyes watered and his face flushed. His voice faltered and, at one point as he struggled for the next sentence, his two college-aged children each placed a hand on his back to steady him.