A Kansas judge has overturned the state medical board's revocation of a doctor's license over her referrals of young patients for late-term abortions.
The Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether it should uphold the conviction of a man with HIV who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for not telling a partner he carried the virus when they had sex.
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Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday called the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent and growing public health crisis" and said first responders should carry with them a drug that can reverse the effects of an overdose.
Media mogul Ted Turner says he's bouncing back from surgery and is looking forward to getting back to business as usual.
Nurses at a psychiatric hospital in suburban Chicago are on strike to call attention to what they say are delaying tactics from management during contract negotiations.
Two golden eagles have been released back into the wild in Utah after months of rehabilitation.
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that tried to ban students from wearing "I (heart) Boobies!" bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness, ending a case that began more than three years ago with the suspension of two middle-school girls who refused a principal's order to take them off.
With just three weeks left to sign up under President Barack Obama's health care law, a major survey tracking the rollout finds that the uninsured rate keeps going down.
Former president Bill Clinton said Monday that "creative cooperation" is needed among private and public sector entities to help tackle challenges facing the continent of Africa.
Donna Lowery grabbed her purse off her Flour Bluff dining table two days after Mother's Day and headed out the door to appease her husband's request she be checked at an emergency room.
Syria's health care system is on the brink of collapse, with medics forced to engage in "brutal medical practices" in order to save lives: knocking out patients with metal bars because of lack of anesthesia, or amputating infants' limbs for lack of other ways to treat their injuries, an international charity organization said in a report published on Monday.
A South Dakota legislative panel has passed a bill to study the effect of Autism Spectrum Disorder on children in the state.
A Portland medical clinic for the homeless has received a grant that will allow it to stay open beyond its scheduled April 1 closing.
A Huntsville legislator is working on changes to a bill that he hopes will persuade the Senate to approve the use of marijuana oil to treat children's seizures.
Accidental heroin and cocaine deaths rose sharply in Connecticut last year from the previous year, the medical examiner's office reported Monday, as Attorney General Eric Holder called an increase in heroin-related deaths nationwide a growing public health crisis.
Gov. Terry Branstad says he worries drug abuse would increase if medical marijuana became legal in Iowa.
An aneurysm is blamed for an accident in southeast Missouri in which a van crashed into a restaurant.
Voters in this stretch of beach towns and retirement communities provide the first 2014 campaign test of whether Democrats can counter GOP attacks on the president's health care overhaul by accusing Republicans of threatening popular benefit programs for the elderly.
The Oklahoma House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Monday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma, a bill that was written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.