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Appeals court asked to halt discharge of Airmen with HIVLawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive have urged a federal appeals court to uphold an injunction barring the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 3, 2004, file photo, David Jones, Hospira chairman and chairman of Humana, Inc., applauds after the opening bell was rung at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Jones, who invested $1,000 to start a nursing home company that eventually became the $37 billion health insurance giant Humana Inc., died early Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. He was 88.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Humana co-founder David Jones Sr. diesDavid A. Jones Sr., who invested $1,000 to start a nursing home company that eventually transformed into health insurance giant Humana Inc., has died at age 88. Jones served as Humana's CEO for 37 years and as its board chairman for 44 years
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A roadside tobacco shop vendor displays an e cigarette in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. India's government on Wednesday decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular among the country's youth and causing breathing illnesses. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
India's government approves ban on e-cigarettesIndia's government has decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular among the country's youth and causing breathing illnesses
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Sri Lankans walk past the National Hospital during a day long token strike launched by the members of Government Medical Officers Association in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The trade union action is to demand the government resolve salary anomalies faced by the doctors serving at state-run hospitals. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary 'injustice'Doctors at state-run hospitals across Sri Lanka are staging a strike, demanding that the government resolve what they say is a salary "injustice"
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2019 file photo, August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally to protest recent abortion bans at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. A new report released Wednesday, Sept. 18, shows that the number and rate of abortions across the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973The number and rate of abortions in the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Flavored vaping solutions are shown in a window display at a vape and smoke shop, Monday Sept. 16, 2019, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns of vaping. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New YorkA state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - This May 8, 2007, file photo shows the Purdue Pharma logo at its offices in Stamford, Conn. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)
Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfoldsA judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of lawsuits
The Associated Press20 hours ago
This September 2014 photo shows Ulrich Klopfer. More than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains have been found at the Illinois home of the former Indiana abortion clinic doctor who died last week. (South Bend Tribune via AP)
Fetal remains case raises lots of questions, few answersThe discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at the Illinois house of a late doctor who had performed abortions in Indiana has left authorities in the two states trying to figure out how and why he came to amass such a collection
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Med School Is on Us, Cornell DecidesStudent debt is a burden for many college graduates. For new doctors, the need to repay loans can drive them to higher-paying specialties rather than family medicine. "We have been planning, strategizing, and raising money" to address the student debt issue, says the dean of Cornell University's medical school. That...
Newser22 hours ago
Attorney Joe Rice, who represents a group of plaintiffs in the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy, speak to reporters in White Plains, N.Y., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Purdue Pharma gets its day in court Tuesday after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid salesSome of the money in Purdue Pharma's proposed multibillion-dollar opioid settlement would come from the continued sale of opioids
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. U.S. Health officials there were no new measles cases reported last week, a sign the nation’s worst epidemic of the disease in 27 years could be in its final stages. The current epidemic emerged about a year ago. It took off this year, with most of the cases reported in Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Correction: Measles Outbreak storyCorrection: Measles Outbreak story
The Associated Press1 day ago
General Mills Recalls Gold Medal FlourIt may not be the first product that comes to mind in regard to E. coli dangers, but another brand of flour has been recalled for just that reason. General Mills has issued a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour, per the FDA . The...
Newser1 day ago
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