ap

Health News

FILE - In this March 16, 1946, file photo, the natives of Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, gather in the open for their last church service before being transferred by the U.S. Navy to Rongerik Atoll, 109 miles away. A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said. Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by U.S. government research from 1946 to 1958, The Pacific Daily News reported Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. The government and residents of the Republic of the Marshall Islands have objected to the company's beer named Bikini Atoll, an area of the island chain that remains uninhabitable. (AP Photo/File)
Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticismTexas-based company faces criticism after naming beer after site of U.S. nuclear tests that caused Marshall Islands contamination
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2014, file photo, the angel Moroni statue sits atop the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Temple Square in Salt Lake City. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is reminding members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by a competent doctor. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Java still a no-no for Mormons despite fancy coffee namesThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name and that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Officials: More kids in Mass. ingesting marijuana productsMassachusetts health care officials say there has been an increase in calls to the state's poison control center about toddlers ingesting marijuana products
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE – In this June 26, 2018 file photo, a Nissan Leaf charges at a recharge station while parked by the Denver City County Building in downtown Denver. The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission approved a new regulation on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution. The rule approved Friday by the state Air Quality Control Commission applies to auto manufactures, not buyers. It's intended to boost the number of electric vehicles in a state struggling to control air pollution in heavily populated areas. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollutionColorado is tightening its air quality regulations, requiring 5% of vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution
The Associated Press1 day ago
New York pursuing Sacklers' financial records in opioid caseNew York is demanding that companies connected to the Sackler family hand over financial records as the state tries to trace where money made from opioid sales ended up
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this July 13, 2019 file photo, health workers wearing protective gear check on a patient isolated in a plastic cube at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo. Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern CongoCongo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry
The Associated Press1 day ago
FDA Unveils Graphic Cigarette Warning LabelsIf the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, cigarette labels in the US are about to get pretty graphic. The agency has unveiled 13 proposed warning labels that would be prominently featured on cigarette packs and in cigarette advertising if approved, reports CNBC . The labels go beyond warning of...
Newser1 day ago
Elaine Younger, 11, loads water in her family's van at the Newark Health Department in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. Residents began picking up bottled water on Monday, days after elevated lead levels were found in homes where city-issued filters had been distributed months ago as part of an ongoing effort to combat contamination. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Newark fights push for more bottled water amid lead troublesNew Jersey's largest city faced off in court Thursday against an environmental group seeking to force officials to expand the distribution of bottled water to more residents facing potentially high lead levels
The Associated Press2 days ago
EPA reverses approval for poison traps used by ranchersThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawal preliminary approval for deadly sodium cyanide traps blamed for injuries to people and pets as well as predators in the U.S. West
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Monday, July 29, 2019 photo, Dylan Nelson, of Burlington, Wis., and his sister, Andrea, sit for an interview. He was rushed to the hospital in June by his sister last month with severe breathing problems. Doctors believe he and about two dozen other young adults suffered serious lung injuries after vaping nicotine or THC, or both. (Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via AP)
Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in USAs many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to vaping
The Associated Press2 days ago
This image provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 shows proposed cigarette warning labels. On Thursday, the agency announced a new attempt to place graphic warnings on all cigarettes to discourage Americans from smoking. The new effort comes more than seven years after a previous proposal was defeated in court. (FDA via AP)
US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettesUS makes new push to add graphic images of smoking-related diseases to cigarettes
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans. With suicides on the rise, the government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, where counselors answered 2.2 million calls last year. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
Gov't wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotlineWith suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach, with a three-digit number similar to 911
The Associated Press2 days ago
More Health News
AdChoices