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Federal appeals court rejects egg-labeling lawsuitA federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that sought to require labels on egg cartons indicating the conditions in which the chickens were raised
The Associated Press11 hours ago
President Donald Trump meets with health insurance company CEOs, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Pressure on GOP to revamp health law grows, along with riftsPresident Donald Trump says that that "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated."
The Associated Press12 hours ago
This undated illustration provided by Bright Green Group of Companies, Inc. depicting Bright Green's planned construction on the Acoma Indian Reservation. On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a Delaware-based company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana. (Bright Green Group of Companies, Inc. via AP)
New Mexico tribe puts up land for $160M medicinal greenhouseOn a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a Delaware-based company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2013, file photo, people walk along a corridor at the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, N.J. Several big drugmakers are trying to quell the ongoing furor over high drug prices by revealing more information about their pricing and even pledging to keep a lid on increases. The latest drugmaker move came Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, when Johnson & Johnson, the world's biggest maker of health care products, issued its first public report on price increases for its drugs. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Drugmakers pledge restraint, but prices will still soarSeveral big drugmakers are trying to quell the ongoing furor over high drug prices by revealing more information about their pricing and even pledging to keep a lid on increases
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, a marijuana joint is rolled in San Francisco. On Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, the American Academy of Pediatrics is highlighting warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Doctors warn against teen pot use amid looser marijuana lawsThe American Academy of Pediatrics is highlighting marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 17, 2010 file photo, Dr. Mansour Samadpour points out a growth of of salmonella in a petri dish at IEH Laboratories in Lake Forest Park, Wash. The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options. In a press briefing on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 the U.N. health agency said its list is meant to promote the development of medicines for the most worrying drug-resistant bacteria, including Salmonellae and Staphylococus aureus.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)
The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteriaThe World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In a Feb. 23, 2017 photo, Dr. Colleen Coleman's wears kidney-shaped earrings Dr. Brian Dunn gave her on the day of their transplant surgery. The Orange County Register reported Sunday, Feb. 26, that Dunn got a kidney from Coleman. Dunn gave Coleman a set of kidney-shaped Tiffany earrings to thank her for her sacrifice (Cindy Yamanaka/The Orange County Register via AP)
Doctor-to-doctor donation: Kidney saves sick colleagueA California doctor has a colleague to thank for giving him the gift of life
The Associated Press1 day ago
Engineers surveying the damage after a landslide near the Bosnian town of Kakanj, 50 kms north of Sarajevo on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. More than 150 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in central Bosnia due to a major landslide at a nearby open pit coal mine that has threatened to bury their villages. ( AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Lake created by coal waste landslide floods Bosnian highwayFlooding from a new lake created by a landslide in central Bosnia has shut down one of the country's main highways
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, photograph, Vicki Tosher, a breast cancer patient, is shown outside her home in the south Denver suburb of Englewood, Colo. Tosher, like countless other Americans, likes the subsidized health plan that she buys through the Affordable Care Act and is concerned with Republicans' efforts to scuttle the coverage. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacementAs Republicans try to replace the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing health conditions
The Associated Press2 days ago
Draft GOP health care bill revamps Obama's health care lawA draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate some taxes
The Associated Press3 days ago
in this Dec. 13, 2016 photo Serge Myers, right, speaks to George Niland, center, as their attorney, Monte Beck reads a legal document in Opportunity, Mont. Niland and Myers are among the dozens of residents of this small community who are suing for the right to clean the toxic metals left by the smelter from their yards and claim federal environmental officials and the smelter's owner have botched a 34-year cleanup. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)
Montana landowners say government botched arsenic cleanupDozens of residents of a southwestern Montana community say federal officials have botched a 34-year environmental cleanup of the toxic metals in their soil, and now they want a shot at removing the contamination
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page is seen on a laptop in Washington. Add Medicaid expansion to the list of “Obamacare” provisions that Americans want to keep. That’s the conclusion of a new poll, which finds that 8 in 10 U.S. adults say lawmakers should preserve federal funding that has allowed states to add coverage for some 11 million low-income people.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Poll: GOP should keep money for Medicaid expansionAdd Medicaid expansion to the list of health care provisions that Americans want to keep
The Associated Press4 days ago
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