Health

Ohio launches technology challenge aimed at opioid crisis

Oct 18, 2017

Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis

Karen Pence: 'All of us could benefit from art therapy'

Oct 18, 2017

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, says art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed for years, is the issue she'll highlight during the Trump administration

Trump gives more mixed signals in bipartisan health deal

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump is sending more perplexing signals about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets

Sam Shepard novel coming out in December

Oct 18, 2017

A novel Sam Shepard completed shortly before his death is coming out in December

The Latest: Trump criticizes bipartisan health deal

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump is criticizing a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of insurance premiums

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Oct 18, 2017

Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by tumor boards, which match treatments to gene mutations

The Latest: Senators announce plan for insurance markets

Oct 17, 2017

Republican and Democratic senators have announced a plan aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets

Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration

Oct 17, 2017

President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration

NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driver

Oct 17, 2017

Federal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people had multiple over-the-counter drugs in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line

Tony the Louisiana truck-stop tiger dies, age 17

Oct 17, 2017

A tiger kept at a Louisiana truck stop has died at the age of 17