Chris Simon's bucket list wasn't anything fancy.
Oregon is set to make a final decision on whether to become the first state in the nation to drop its problem-plagued online health exchange and link up with the federal website.
The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products.
A sign posted at Mammoth Cave National Park in south-central Kentucky lets visitors know if they tour the largest known cave system in the world, they will have to walk on bio-security mats immediately afterward. Shoes must be scrubbed to help contain the spread of a disease that has killed more than 6 million cave-dwelling bats in the United States.
Aberdeen American News, Aberdeen, April 24, 2014
Terry Trost smiles more these days.
A federal plan to protect one of the bat species that are dying by the millions from a fast-moving disease could also create casualties in the forest products industry, say officials in four Midwestern states that are seeking a delay.
A federal health official is scheduled to speak about the state's rising infant mortality rate at Alabama State University.
Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas has been moved out of a hospital's intensive care unit and into a private room. The move comes two days after Boozman had unexpected heart surgery due to a tear in his aorta.
A San Francisco hospital will use a $100 million gift to focus on premature birth around the globe.
A Kentucky lawmaker is pledging to hold hearings on prison medical issues after an inmate at a maximum-security facility starved to death on a hunger strike.
The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown.
In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has reported four new deaths from a Middle East virus related to SARS and 36 more cases of infection, including a Turkish pilgrim in Mecca.
The Arkansas Supreme Court declined on Thursday to reconsider its decision that threw out a $1.2 billion judgment against a pharmaceutical company accused of improperly marketing an antipsychotic drug.
A bill that would impose strict new state regulations and requirements on abortion providers in Oklahoma easily won the approval of the state House on Thursday.
The Arizona House passed a bill early Thursday that would allow optometrists to prescribe some drugs that is set for a vote in the Senate.
Georgia Tech is hosting a conference focused on ways academic institutions and medical facilities can collaborate in the technology and engineering fields to solve medical problems.
The Iowa Senate has passed a bill legalizing the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy.
The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a Manhattan hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.