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Schools closed in New Delhi as air quality dips further  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Schools in India’s capital are shut after air quality plunged to a severe category for the third consecutive day, enveloping New Delhi in a thick gray haze of... more
Virginia doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgeries  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
A Virginia doctor is headed to court to face allegations that he performed unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients more
Mexico top court rules e-cigarette sales should be allowed  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Mexico’s Supreme Court has upheld a challenge to the country’s tobacco law for making it hard to sell e-cigarettes more
Overdoses possible in some student deaths on USC campus  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Police investigators are looking into drug overdoses as a potential cause of death among some of the nine students who have died this semester at the University Southern California more
Ex-government health chief joins warnings about EPA proposal  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
A former top government environmental health official is expressing alarm as the Trump administration moves forward with a proposal scientists say would upend how the U.S. regulates public health threats more
US superbug infections rising, but deaths are falling  ABC NEWS · 18 hours
There’s some surprising news in a federal report: U.S. deaths from drug-resistant “superbug” infections appear to be going down more
Privacy, consumer groups seek to block Google-Fitbit deal  ABC NEWS · 18 hours
Nine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. federal government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, citing antitrust and privacy concerns more
Slow down: Dutch cut max speed limit to rein in pollution  ABC NEWS · 24 hours
The Dutch government is lowering the top speed limit on highways in a bid to put the brakes on emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide more
New Zealand lawmakers pass euthanasia bill, referendum next  ABC NEWS · 1 day
New Zealand lawmakers have voted in favor of a bill to legalize euthanasia, a watershed moment that ended a contentious two-year debate more
Afghan capital's air pollution may be even deadlier than war  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Afghan authorities trying to tackle pollution in country's capital, which may be even deadlier than 18-year-old war more
Air pollution in Afghan capital is deadlier than war  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Afghan authorities trying to tackle pollution in country's capital, which may be even deadlier than 18-year-old war more
Defendants in opioid case say politico's input not needed  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Johnson & Johnson says there's no need for a judge who ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million to help clean up Oklahoma's opioid crisis to let several Republican leaders... more
Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant more
Air quality sinks to 'severe' in haze-shrouded New Delhi  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A thick gray haze of polluted air is hanging over India's capital, with authorities trying to tackle the problem by sprinkling water to settle dust and banning some construction more
Portland, Oregon, paramedics learn self-defense amid attacks  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Hundreds of Portland, Oregon, paramedics are getting mandatory defensive-tactics training after a string of high-profile assaults by patients on medical workers responding to 911 calls. more
Safety officials probing records of work on Southwest jets  ABC NEWS · 3 days
US safety officials are examining repair records on dozens of used foreign planes bought by Southwest Airlines more
Tenn. doctor plans to plead guilty to opioid distribution  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A Tennessee doctor who had five patients fatally overdose in a 10-month span intends to plead guilty to distributing a controlled substance more
Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed a double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping more
Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care  ABC NEWS · 3 days
New research shows cholesterol levels are dropping in U.S., but more people need care more
Oregon paramedics get defensive training in wake of attacks  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Paramedics in Portland, Oregon, are on high alert after a rash of high-profile attacks against them as they respond to 911 calls related to mental health crises and drug-induced illnesses. more
Buttigieg hopes to name 1st female VA secretary  ABC NEWS · 3 days
APNewsBreak: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the 1st time more
APNewsBreak: Buttigieg hopes to name 1st female VA secretary  ABC NEWS · 3 days
APNewsBreak: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the 1st time more
Besieged Portland, Oregon, paramedics get defense training  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Paramedics in Portland, Oregon are undergoing mandatory training in defensive tactics after a rash of high-profile attacks against them as they respond to 911 calls for people in a mental health or drug-induced crisis more
Harris zeroes in on health care before powerful Nevada union  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris told members of Nevada's most powerful political union that she had them in mind when she proposed a "Medicare for all" plan that... more
Oklahoma abortion clinic takes on 'physicians only' laws  ABC NEWS · 6 days
An Oklahoma City abortion clinic is challenging longstanding laws that allow only physicians to perform abortions in Oklahoma, marking the sixth time in the past five years that the state's abortion restrictions... more
Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak  ABC NEWS · 6 days
U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses more
Texas: Evangelical women's health group owes state $1.5M  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Texas investigators say that an anti-abortion group must repay more than $1.5 million in overpayments and prohibited costs after coming under fire for neglecting to provide services for thousands of low-income women more
Appeals court says GOP can't join Wisconsin abortion lawsuit  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that Wisconsin Republican lawmakers can't intervene in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit challenging the state's abortion restrictions more
Chinese company in vaccine scandal declared bankrupt  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A Chinese maker of rabies vaccine that was fined $1.3 billion in a scandal that prompted a national crackdown on the industry says it has been declared bankrupt more
Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes  ABC NEWS · 7 days
E-cigarette maker Juul Labs says it will stop selling its No. 1 mint-flavored vaping pods more
Juul halts sales of mint, its top-selling e-cigarette flavor  ABC NEWS · 7 days
E-cigarette maker Juul Labs says it will stop selling its mint-flavored vaping pods more
New York judge sets opioid crisis trial for January  ABC NEWS · 7 days
A New York judge has set a trial over the state's claims against the drug industry over the toll of opioids for January more
US veteran 'feeling whole' year after penis transplant  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Doctors say US veteran has recovered and reports "feeling whole" again more than year after penis transplant more
Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A federal judge in New York has struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions... more
First lady visits cuddling program for babies born on drugs  ABC NEWS · 1 week
First lady Melania Trump has made a visit to a Boston hospital that uses cuddling to help infants born dependent on drugs or alcohol more
Judge rejects Trump moral-objection rule for health care  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A federal court judge in New York has struck down a rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds more
Judge rejects new federal health rule affecting abortions  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A federal court judge in New York has struck down a rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds more
Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US  ABC NEWS · 1 week
1st attempt in US to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in 3 patients who have had it so... more
First lady visiting cuddle program for babies born on drugs  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Melania Trump is visiting a Boston hospital's cuddling program that helps infants born dependent on drugs or alcohol more
White House and Pelosi part ways on relief for drug prices  ABC NEWS · 1 week
White House and Speaker Pelosi part ways on plans to address prescription drug prices more
US health officials link childhood trauma to adult illness  ABC NEWS · 1 week
US officials say physical and psychological harms in children are linked to millions of illnesses in adults more
Moderates add exceptions to South Carolina abortion ban bill  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Moderates restore exceptions for rape and incest to a measure to ban nearly all abortions in South Carolina, setting bill up for a potential 2020 election year showdown more
AP Source: White House finds Pelosi drug plan 'unworkable'  ABC NEWS · 1 week
AP Source: White House finds Pelosi plan on Medicare prescription drug negotiations 'unworkable" more
The Latest: SC early abortion ban headed for 2020 fight  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A bill banning almost all abortions in South Carolina is heading to the Senate floor for a 2020 election year fight more
The Latest: Rape exception back in SC early abortion ban  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A bill banning nearly all abortions in South Carolina again has an exception for rape and incest victims more
Teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul and mint flavor  ABC NEWS · 1 week
New research shows U.S. teen vapers prefer Juul and mint is the top flavor for many more
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