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Amish family sues over end of NY religious vaccine exemption

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:42 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

WATERLOO, N.Y. (AP) - An Amish father who says childhood vaccines run counter to his family's religious beliefs is suing to overturn New York's ban …

Arizona quietly suspends Medicaid work requirement

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:26 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona quietly suspended plans to require about 120,000 people to work, volunteer or go to school to receive Medicaid benefits, as …

Data show more immunization rates dropped below guidelines

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:13 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - New data released Monday by Connecticut health officials shows immunization rates for measles, mumps and rubella among …

Alabama city approves massive no-smoking zone

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:55 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama city council has approved an ordinance prohibiting smoking in a 100-block zone around schools and health …

Report criticizes how Detroit prenatal program was selected

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:04 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

DETROIT (AP) - A report says a nonprofit program aimed at preventing infant mortality in Detroit was not selected through a fair, open and …

Chairs removed from Mott's Flint campus after bedbugs found

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:01 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Mott Community College officials say bedbug-infested chairs have been removed from a student lounge on the Flint campus. The …

Massachusetts' ban on vaping product sales allowed to stand

Oct 21, 2019 • 12:22 PM ET Health The Washington Times  

BOSTON (AP) - A state judge has allowed Massachusetts' fourth-month ban on the sale of all vaping products to stand as a legal challenge makes its …

Grief counselors at school after 2 boys die in house fire

Oct 21, 2019 • 11:26 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) - Grief counselors are at the North Hero School, following the death of two young boys in a house fire in the Vermont community …

Study finds a virus to blame for paralyzing illness in kids

Oct 21, 2019 • 11:25 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious illness that can start like the sniffles …

Psoriasis Tied to Increased Cancer Risk

Oct 21, 2019 • 11:00 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Among people with psoriasis, the risk of skin, esophageal, liver and pancreatic cancer was particularly …

N Ireland laws on abortion, same-sex marriage, set to change

Oct 21, 2019 • 10:31 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

LONDON (AP) - Abortion is set to be decriminalized and the stage set for legalization of same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland as of midnight, …

Thieves steal Amazon fertility statues as synod nears end

Oct 21, 2019 • 9:16 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis' controversial meeting on the Amazon took a criminal twist Monday after thieves stole indigenous fertility statues …

Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to se

Oct 21, 2019 • 8:26 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

CLEVELAND (AP) - Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to settle opioid lawsuit. …

Opening day set for Planned Parenthood's new Illinois clinic

Oct 21, 2019 • 7:40 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - A clinic quietly constructed in southern Illinois to meet demand for abortion services by residents in nearby states is …

DC psychiatric hospital goes weeks without drinking water

Oct 21, 2019 • 5:28 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's been nearly four weeks since bacteria that can cause Legionnaires' disease was found in the water system of a public …

In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fear

Oct 21, 2019 • 5:11 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

BENI, Congo (AP) - When Germain Kalubenge gets a request for a ride on his motorcycle it can be a matter of life or death. The 23-year-old is a …

Be Humble, and Proudly, Psychologists Say

Oct 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Humility is not the boldest of personality traits, but it’s an important one, studies find. And it’s hard to …

When Teen Drinking Becomes a Disorder

Oct 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Why are some adolescents more vulnerable than others to excessive and risky alcohol …

Steps to Prevent Dementia May Mean Taking Actual Steps

Oct 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Brain-training apps can’t match the several ways that exercise benefits the mind, research …

The Silent Heart Attack You Didn’t Know You Had

Oct 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Millions of people are unaware that they have had a silent myocardial infarction and are at risk of having another attack that could cause severe …