Abortion-rights advocates hold reproductive health rally

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion-rights organizations, students and Kansas House members are rallying against legislation banning access to reproductive health care.

Representatives from Planned Parenthood, Trust...

Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing.

Sen. Ron Wyden...

Highlights from Chipotle's employee meeting on food safety

Chipotle employees gathered in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms around the country to watch a presentation by executives about the company's food safety procedures. The meeting on Monday came as Chipotle...

Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects...

Parents opposed to mandatory vaccinations rally in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dozens of parents opposed to mandatory vaccinations for their children are rallying at the Oklahoma Capitol.

About 100 people rallied Monday on the second floor of the Capitol, many of...

Indiana to lift most bird flu-related restrictions soon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Animal health officials monitoring the bird flu outbreak in southwestern Indiana say they will lift most restrictions in two weeks if ongoing testing finds no additional infections.

The...

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...

Cleanup plan approved for asbestos-contaminated Montana town

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval on Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by...