PHOENIX (AP) — Executives with Arizona's nonprofit health insurance co-op said Tuesday that they have failed to come up with additional fina... Full Story
Arizona health insurance co-op to close shop Dec. 31
PHOENIX (AP) — Executives with Arizona's nonprofit health insurance co-op said Tuesday that they have failed to come up with additional financial backing and the insurer plans to shut down all operations Dec. 31.
Utility plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said Tuesday it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues — possibly for three more months — to plug the well.
Agency: 19 people ill in E. coli outbreak tied to Costco
SEATTLE (AP) — Nineteen people in seven states, including Montana, Utah and Colorado, have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to chicken salad bought at Costco, federal health officials said Tuesday.
Judge: Woman with cancer can try to buy marijuana in Maine
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman with late-stage lung cancer can seek to buy medical marijuana in Maine before dispensaries open in New Hampshire, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Excerpts from emails between Coke, anti-obesity group
A nonprofit founded to fight obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke doesn't influence its work. But emails obtained by The Associated Press show the company was instrumental in shaping the group.
GOP sets Senate push against health law, Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama's health care law and block Planned Parenthood's federal funds will spotlight their fierce support for top-tier conservative causes. The certain veto waiting at the White House will only elp them sharpen their stance for voters, they say.
Health co-op failure in NY leaves doctors owed millions
NEW YORK (AP) — The sudden collapse of the largest nonprofit insurance cooperative created by President Barack Obama's health care law is causing headaches in New York, especially for medical providers owed millions of dollars for treating the failed plan's patients.
In responding to Paris attacks, only 4 of 302 died
BRUSSELS (AP) — When extremists began their bloody attack on Paris on Nov. 13, it triggered the activation of an emergency response plan to treat the injured — and while 302 people were rushed to hospitals, only four died, according to a report published Tuesday in the journal, Lancet.
FDA aims to publish Essure safety review in February
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials aim to release their findings on a much-debated contraceptive implant by the end of February.
For gadfly Hooker, cancer is 'a jolt' but also opportunity
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The ups and downs of John Jay Hooker are the stuff of Nashville legend.
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