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Dave Mustaine of Megadeth says he has throat cancer

Jun 17, 2019 • 4:12 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

NEW YORK — Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced the …

Kansas boy very lucky to survive knife impaling his face

Jun 17, 2019 • 4:09 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky. Jimmy Russell said her son, …

Excess Body Fat Tied to Fatal Prostate Cancers

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:57 PM ET Health The New York Times  

Fat in the thighs and abdomen was associated with advanced prostate …

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

Jun 17, 2019 • 3:40 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced …

"Kids Count" ranking shows slight improvements in Arkansas

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:38 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The latest national report on the well-being of children by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows Arkansas has improved its …

Couple seeks to stop release of more vaccine data

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:31 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut couple is seeking to stop the state Department of Public Health from publicly releasing additional information …

"Kids Count" ranking shows improvements in Oklahoma

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:22 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The latest national report on the well-being of children by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows Oklahoma has improved its …

Minnesota governor to hand over power during knee surgery

Jun 17, 2019 • 2:02 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will temporarily transfer his powers and duties to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan while he undergoes knee …

Hearing on abortion bills sparks activists from both sides

Jun 17, 2019 • 12:56 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

BOSTON (AP) - Abortion opponents, many wearing red shirts, protested outside the Massachusetts Statehouse ahead of a public hearing on bills that …

‘It’s Binding or Suicide’: Transgender and Non-Binary Readers Share Their Experiences With Chest Binders

Jun 17, 2019 • 12:06 PM ET Health The New York Times  

Readers describe the advantages and drawbacks of compressing their …

NY lawmakers mull providing more addiction meds behind bars

Jun 17, 2019 • 11:36 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Time is running out for legislation in New York that would expand access to medication-assisted treatment for inmates in state …

Pakistan's top court halts execution of mentally ill inmate

Jun 17, 2019 • 11:19 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

ISLAMABAD (AP) - A rights group says Pakistan's Supreme Court has halted the execution of a mentally ill prisoner. In a statement, the Justice …

Former church purchased for addiction recovery center

Jun 17, 2019 • 9:29 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

JOHNSON, Vt. (AP) - A nonprofit group trying to fight opioid addiction plans to turn a former Catholic church in Vermont into a recovery center. …

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Without Drugs

Jun 17, 2019 • 8:40 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Alternatives to prescription drugs for insomnia offer better, safer and more long-lasting solutions, experts …

North Carolina officials warn of possible measles case

Jun 17, 2019 • 8:24 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Health officials warn that people who visited a coffee shop in Durham, North Carolina, last week may have been exposed to …

Report: Indiana opioid prescriptions fell by 35% since 2013

Jun 17, 2019 • 6:01 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A national report says opioid prescriptions in Indiana have decreased by 35.1% over five years. The American Medical Association …

Can Marijuana Help Cure the Opioid Crisis?

Jun 17, 2019 • 5:13 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Sometimes appearances, or statistics, can be …

New Hampshire's 1st hospice house marks 25th anniversary

Jun 17, 2019 • 12:30 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's first hospice house is marking its 25th anniversary. The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is marking …

Maine senator backs push for better public health data

Jun 16, 2019 • 3:17 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's independent senator is among a group of lawmakers backing a bill that calls for the modernization of public health …

Medical marijuana bills advance to governor's desk

Jun 16, 2019 • 3:15 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire isn't ready to legalize recreational marijuana use, but it is close to expanding options for those who use it for …