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Gov. Evers calls for legislative action to curb youth vaping

Jan 19, 2020 • 1:49 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Sunday he wants state lawmakers to pass a package of bills aimed at curbing youth vaping and …

Going the Extra Smile: Recovering drug addicts get dentures

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:37 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - In less than four months of existence, God Smile Ministry is already impacting lives through improving their oral health. On …

Couple together for nearly 65 years die on the same day

Jan 19, 2020 • 9:24 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) - A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home. Jack and Harriet …

Clones help famous elm tree named Herbie live on, for now

Jan 19, 2020 • 9:15 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) - A massive elm tree nicknamed Herbie is long gone, but it is going to live on, thanks to cloned trees that are being made …

Fire kills 8 at asylum for mentally ill in Czech Republic

Jan 19, 2020 • 3:37 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

PRAGUE (AP) - A fire swept through a Czech asylum for the mentally ill on Sunday, killing eight male patients, officials said. Prokop Volenik, …

Indiana paramedic buys sensory bags for kids with autism

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:01 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - A few months ago, Matt Kodicek saw a Facebook post about firefighter paramedic Eric Henry in Springboro, Ohio. The …

China reports 17 new cases in viral pneumonia outbreak

Jan 18, 2020 • 10:33 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

BEIJING (AP) - Seventeen more people in central China have been diagnosed with a new form of viral pneumonia that has killed two patients and placed …

US seeks to deport Honduran mom, sick children to Guatemala

Jan 18, 2020 • 8:20 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. government says it will deport a Honduran mother and her two sick children, both of whom are currently hospitalized, to …

Puppy at Texas animal shelter tests positive for rabies

Jan 18, 2020 • 5:19 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) - Texas health officials say a 6-month-old puppy at an animal shelter in Stephenville has tested positive for rabies and …

Sobriety brought together 4 victims of Montana plane crash

Jan 18, 2020 • 1:24 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - For Mikel Peterson, Jan. 11 was supposed be a chance at a better life. Since he was a teenager in Billings, Peterson, 35, had …

Director: Montana VA wait times down, expansion underway

Jan 18, 2020 • 11:08 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Patient wait times have improved at the VA Montana Health Care System and an expansion is underway at the medical center at Fort …

Capitol Watch: Money flows into parties as 2020 fights near

Jan 18, 2020 • 9:19 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Health care interests are giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to political parties as New York's Legislature gears up for …

Snohomish teacher dies from hypothermia in snowstorm

Jan 18, 2020 • 9:10 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) - A second-grade teacher whose body was found outside in Snohomish County Wednesday died from hypothermia. Kathy Jenks, 57, was …

Virginia teens advocate for seizure safe school legislation

Jan 18, 2020 • 9:00 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - Rowena and Thomas Gesick take turns sleeping in their daughter’s room every night so they can monitor her for seizures while …

Q&A: Will I be screened for coronavirus at the airport?

Jan 18, 2020 • 9:00 AM ET Health Los Angeles Times  

Federal officials are now screening passengers flying into LAX, JFK and SFO for a new, worrisome virus that has infected dozens in China. …

Senators: Feds must implement tick-borne disease act swiftly

Jan 18, 2020 • 8:10 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Two U.S. senators want the federal government to implement new measures to protect people from tick-borne diseases as soon as …

Galveston marks 100 years since deadly plague outbreak

Jan 18, 2020 • 1:01 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - It’s been 100 years since the Black Death came to Galveston. A seaport city that has seen more than its share of death and …

China reports 4 more cases in viral pneumonia outbreak

Jan 17, 2020 • 11:29 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

BEIJING (AP) - Four more cases have been identified in a viral pneumonia outbreak in a central Chinese city that has killed two people and prompted …

UN chief urges Haitians to resist escalation at quake event

Jan 17, 2020 • 7:14 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Antonio Guterres used a U.N. ceremony Friday marking the 10th anniversary of the devastating Haiti earthquake …

Congressmen help migrant girl with Down syndrome get into US

Jan 17, 2020 • 7:10 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

A delegation from the U.S. Congressional Hispanic Caucus helped a 6-year-old migrant girl with Down Syndrome and a heart condition get paroled in the …