Residents are being advised to avoid wild animals after two rabies cases were discovered in Pittsylvania County.
The Elko City Council is poised to consider banning medical marijuana dispensaries within the city limits.
The Newtown Police officer who hasn't returned to work since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre because of post-traumatic stress disorder is asking lawmakers to expand Connecticut's worker's compensation law to cover the condition.
A first-time mother is suing the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center saying hospital officials defamed her and violated her doctor-patient confidentiality by telling a county child welfare agency the woman failed a drug test the day her baby was born, even though the results were due to bread she ate containing poppy seeds.
An innovative hepatitis C drug that was only recently hailed as a breakthrough treatment is facing skepticism from some health care providers, as they consider whether it is worth the $1,000-a-pill price set by manufacturer Gilead Sciences Inc.
Authorities say the death of a student at a Philadelphia university's sorority house is being investigated as a suspected case of meningitis.
The state is defending its heavily criticized process for selecting companies to run medical marijuana dispensaries, but it still has not provided an explanation for its failure to verify applicants' information until after approving provisional licenses.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is hosting a forum to talk about ways adults can help prevent drug and alcohol use among teens.
A new lawsuit has been filed by 1,500 Haitian plaintiffs against the United Nations over a cholera outbreak that has killed thousands in the Caribbean nation.
The Senate Tuesday passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and Down syndrome.
State police have charged a man with attacking three emergency room nurses when he arrived drunk to visit his mother at a southwestern Pennsylvania hospital.
Northwest Mississippi Community College will begin a transition program this fall to make it easier for licensed practical nurses to become registered nurses through the school's Associate Degree of Nursing program.
Western Michigan University's new medical school will be named after the founder of the medical technology company Stryker Corp.
Prosecutors say a pharmaceutical manufacturer and its subsidiary will pay nearly $30 million to U.S. and Illinois authorities. The payment is to resolve claims it improperly paid a Chicago physician to prescribe anti-psychotic medication.
Supporters and opponents of abortion rights are gathering at the Rhode Island Statehouse as lawmakers weigh legislation to require abortion providers to show a woman an ultrasound of the fetus before performing the procedure.
Mystic Aquarium staff and visitors are mourning the loss of a 33-year-old female beluga whale that died after a prolonged respiratory illness.
A man has been charged with shoplifting teeth whitening strips from a grocery store, then reselling them to a secondhand shop in northwestern Pennsylvania.
A key Minnesota lawmaker said Tuesday she doesn't see a path forward for legalizing medical marijuana after talks with law enforcement hit a standstill.
Patiently waiting can be a challenge for any preschooler.
A physician with a yearslong relationship with the Georgia Department of Corrections has bought a 700-bed former prison for $50,000 — half its appraised value — and stands to make millions running it as a nursing home for old and sick parolees.