About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State health officials say just 67 percent of Washington toddlers get all their vaccinations on time.

That means some children between 19 and 35 months of age could be at risk of getting...

Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state court judge in Alaska ruled Thursday that a law further defining what constitutes a medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding is unconstitutional.

Superior...

Central Arkansas veteran hospitals decrease some wait times

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has hired more staff, streamlined services and decreased wait times for several types of medical appointments by as much as 12 days on...

Washington health insurance rates to go up 4.2 percent

SEATTLE (AP) — People who buy their health insurance on the Washington Healthplanfinder exchange can expect an average 4.2 percent increase in their rates in 2016.

The rate increases approved Thursday by the...

Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio...

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure.

Amber McCullough...

Compton ends season early at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Erik Compton ended his season Thursday when he withdrew from The Barclays after eighth hole with a respiratory infection.

Compton, who already has gone through two heart transplants, was...

Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found undercover videos of...