Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Health

In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, and others, speaks about healthcare, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many consumers, a nonpartisan study has found. ...
In this June 6, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, flanked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

BY ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump resumed his taunts of the Senate’s top Republican on Thursday, expressing disbelief that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell couldn’t persuade a GOP ...

BY | Nathalie Sczublewski The News Service of Florida LAKE WORTH……… Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala held a roundtable discussion Tuesday in Palm Beach County with lawmakers, local leaders and ...
In this file photo made Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, Mansfield Lake Ridge running back Joseph Rowe (44) is tackled by Richmond George Ranch's Toby Ndukwe (40) and Myles Thompson (22) during the Texas UIL 5A Division I state high school championship football game in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey, File)

BY BARRY WILNER NEW YORK (AP) — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute and sponsored in part by the NFL shows that many individual states ...
In this Wednesday, May 11, 2011, file photo, a man prepares heroin he bought on the street to be injected at the Insite safe injection clinic in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for the ...
In this picture taken Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at the waiting room of Sandringham Hospital in Melbourne, teenager Sam Kanizay lays in a bed with his feet bleeding.

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A teenager who went for a swim at a Melbourne beach and emerged with his feet covered in blood has stumped marine experts. Sam Kanizay’s legs ...
In this Tuesday, July 11, 2017 photo, campers Gracie, left, leans toward Nugget during an activity at the Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp in El Cerrito, California

BY JOCELYN GECKER EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — How can a parent know if their child is transgender? What separates a young boy who might be transgender from one with ...
This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON U.S. regulators on Friday warned a New York fertility doctor to stop marketing an experimental procedure that uses DNA from three people — a mother, a ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell greets constituents at the Graves County Republican Breakfast in Mayfield, Ky., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.

BY ADAM BEAM FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — A week after an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’d consider a bipartisan ...

Cases of syphilis are on the rise in Lee County. The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is reporting a spike in the sexually transmitted disease, with 106 cases ...
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