The wife and daughter of a Chicago man who was poisoned with cyanide after winning the Illinois lottery have settled his estate with an agreement that prevents either woman from filing a wrongful death lawsuit unless new evidence surfaces in a criminal investigation of his death.
Organizers of a blood drive in Rutland, Vt., are hoping to collect enough to surpass the current record set in Manchester, N.H.
Roanoke school officials say there have been no additional confirmed cases of tuberculosis at a school where one student was diagnosed with the illness.
A Wisconsin program that sends nurses to farms to provide basic care is expanding.
Baseball officials are up front about this: They want to ban home-plate collisions to guard their investments.
The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's — and possibly the entire nation's — citrus crop.
DISPARITIES WIDEN: The slow rollout of the federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
A caretaker at a French retirement home was charged in the poisoning deaths of six patients, accused Thursday of slipping the elderly residents a psychotropic cocktail over the course of two months.
Women at high risk of developing breast cancer because of family history or bad genes have a new option to help prevent the disease.
A suburban Atlanta woman says home invaders kicked her disabled 6-year-old daughter in the side and stole medication and specialized equipment that helps the girl communicate.
Idaho's insurance exchange will begin its paid marketing campaign around Dec. 20, a delay of more than a month.
Shelby County is holding an exercise Thursday on door-to-door delivery of medications during an emergency.
Synthetic marijuana is believed to have sickened 221 people in Colorado during an outbreak earlier this year.
An Albuquerque man suffered severe burns to his knees and buttocks after a Bernalillo County Sheriff's deputy forced him to kneel and sit on hot asphalt for nearly half an hour, according to a new federal civil rights lawsuit.
What started as a shocking way to raise money for breast cancer research has turned into a blessing for a local unemployed single mother of three fighting the disease.
Public health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of botulism in Amarillo.
A 26-year-old woman disfigured by a tumor has received a new face in Poland's second such transplant.
Health officials say the flu season seems to be getting off to more normal start this year.
Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start on Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone's guess.
Belgium's Senate has strongly supported legislation that would extend the country's euthanasia law to children under certain conditions.