State House committee approves abortion information measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A measure that would require abortion providers to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions that they may be able to have a live birth if they change their mind has passed through a...

Prescription drug database up again in Missouri House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As opioid overdoses increasingly draw attention in Congress and statehouses across the U.S., Missouri lawmakers are again considering a proposal for a prescription monitoring program that...

Greyhound Lines resolves alleged ADA violations

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Greyhound Lines has agreed to pay $300,000 to certain bus passengers and a $75,000 civil penalty to resolve allegations that it repeatedly violated the Americans with Disabilities...

Senate leader: Utah medical pot plan may not be dead

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The president of the Utah state Senate says a bill allowing the medical use of edible pot products may not be dead on arrival just because the Mormon church opposes it.

Sen. Wayne...

Johns Hopkins approved for HIV-positive organ transplants

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients.

The hospital announced in a news release Monday that it plans to...

Governor, health officials sued over Ebola quarantines

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in 2014 were essentially imprisoned illegally under a state policy based on politics, not...

Correction: Medical Marijuana-Woody Harrelson story

HONOLULU (AP) — In a story Feb. 5 about actor Woody Harrelson applying for a medical marijuana license in Hawaii, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of another business seeking a medical marijuana...

State says painkiller prescriptions continue to fall in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Painkiller prescribing continues to fall in Ohio as health and law enforcement authorities battle a deadly addictions epidemic, according to data released by the state Monday.

Last year,...