Health

Algae on river flowing into Lake Erie prompts warning

Sep 22, 2017

Health officials in Ohio are telling some people not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak

Leaders highlight early education for drug misuse prevention

Sep 22, 2017

New Hampshire's political and law enforcement leaders come together to promote early education to prevent substance misuse

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

Sep 22, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute

Greece makes measles vaccination appeal amid European spike

Sep 22, 2017

Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in the country amid an outbreak in Europe

Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaint

Sep 22, 2017

California's attorney general has reached a $300,000 settlement with Gatorade over allegations the company made "anti-water" statements in a cellphone video game

Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery

Sep 22, 2017

Contemporary Christian music singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will canceling shows between mid-October and November to recover

Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

Sep 22, 2017

Oklahoma City police chief says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following a deaf man's fatal shooting

Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water case

Sep 21, 2017

A former Michigan health official says he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint's water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease

Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashes

Sep 21, 2017

Federal investigators say the engineers of two New York City-area commuter trains that slammed into stations both had severe sleep apnea

Montana set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup site

Sep 21, 2017

The cleanup of a northwest Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos exposure is entering a new phase as officials begin crafting ways to keep residents safe over the long term