Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Health

In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State address at the Sandusky State Theatre in Sandusky, Ohio.

BY JULIE CARR SMYTH and GEOFF MULVIHILL COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama’s health care law are wary ...
In this May 11, 2017, file photo, Funky Monkey Toys store owner Tom Jones plays with a fidget spinner in Oxford, Michigan.

BOSTON (AP) — The wildly popular fidget spinners that seem to be in the hands of the half the children in the U.S. are also potentially dangerous, a consumer watchdog ...
In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, a woman receives a flu vaccine shot at a community fair in Brownsville, Texas.

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the ...
Niki Campana, left, and Paul Wright stand together outside the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Youngstown, Ohio.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama’s health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that’s not letting ...
In this April 19, 2010, file photo, Johnson's baby powder is squeezed from its container in Philadelphia.

BY JIM SALTER ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling this week could have a “chilling effect” on the many lawsuits filed in St. Louis claiming talcum powder causes ...
This Sunday, March 29, 2015, file photo provided by the Jefferson Police Department shows a gun involved in the accidental shooting of a 3-year-old in Jefferson, Ga.

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study ...
In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Debbie Ziegler, mother of Brittany Maynard, speaks to the media after the passage of legislation, which would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives, at the state Capitol, in Sacramento, California.

BY AMY TAXIN RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Friday allowed a legal challenge to proceed against California’s law letting terminally ill patients seek prescriptions for life-ending drugs. Riverside ...
President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

BY ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than six weeks after he helped revive a flagging House Republican health care bill and push it to passage, President Donald Trump now ...
This Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, file photo shows a drone at a testing site in Lincoln, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest. Researchers tested the idea and found ...
This Jan. 20, 2017, file photo shows roasted carrot hummus with crudite and pita chips at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York.

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers tried a big serving of food psychology and a dollop of trickery to get diners to eat their vegetables. And it worked. Veggies ...
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