Federal authorities are urging Georgians to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted pills to help combat prescription drug abuse.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed a bill to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.
Authorities in central Illinois have jailed a 24-year-old tuberculosis patient for disobeying a court order to stay in his home while his condition is infectious.
That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul.
The University of California will pay $10 million to a former surgical chairman who said he was the victim of retaliation after pointing out conflicts of interest at the medical school on the Los Angeles campus.
Nearly 60 percent of the groundwater at sites monitored throughout China is of poor or extremely poor quality, with excessive amounts of pollutants, according to an annual report by the Ministry of Land and Resources.
A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration.
A Louisiana-based home healthcare company will pay $150 million to settle allegations that it submitted false bills to the federal Medicare program.
The Florida House on Wednesday agreed to limit who can be named as defendants in lawsuits against nursing homes in a bill that now goes to Gov. Rick Scott.
Health officials say seven cases of whooping cough have been confirmed in and around Helena.
The state Health Department is trying to find the cause of an unusually high number of rare birth defects in south-central Washington.
The New Hampshire Insurance Department on Tuesday began its lengthy and complicated work to revise how it decides whether insurance policies cover enough doctors and other providers.
Maine's nursing homes could see a funding boost under legislation awaiting Gov. Paul LePage's signature.
The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.
The nation's tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including media outlets that target more of the black community in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking, according to a brief filed in U.S. District Court in Washington on Wednesday.
A school bus driver has been placed on leave while the Olympia School District investigates accusations that he bullied a developmentally disabled 14-year-old girl.
Officials have received at least 178 applications from people seeking to start medical marijuana-related businesses in Clark County.
A renewed effort to legalize the use of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy has won the support of a legislative panel.
A federal prosecutor and a West Virginia sheriff's office are promoting awareness of a prescription drug collection effort set for this weekend.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill to ban abortion at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.