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This Oct. 18, 2019, booking photo provided by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office shows Kelly Renee Turner. Turner, a Colorado mother who sought donations to cover medical treatments for her daughter and promoted the girl’s bucket list, has been indicted on a murder charge in the 7-year-old’s death. (Douglas County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Mom who touted daughter's 'bucket list' accused in her deathAuthorities are accusing a Colorado mother of killing her 7-year-old daughter, whose death had been attributed to a terminal disease after she fulfilled a bucket list of dreams
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2018 file photo, Dr. William Burke goes over a PET brain scan at Banner Alzheimers Institute in Phoenix. The drug company Biogen Inc. says it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the course of the most common form of dementia. The announcement Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, is a surprise because the company earlier this year stopped two studies of the drug, called aducanumab, after partial results suggested it was not working.  (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Biogen reanalyzes studies, presses ahead on Alzheimer's drugThe drug company Biogen Inc. says it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the course of the most common form of dementia
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Country Doctor's Tiny Practice Sees Extremely Rare IllnessesJames DeLine is the country doctor in the Wisconsin village of La Farge, which has a population of 750. The 65-year-old makes house calls with his medical bag and knows everybody by name, along with their medical histories. But the image of the quaint country doctor gets thrown for a...
Newser4 hours ago
Alanis Morissette Has 3rd Bout of Postpartum DepressionAlanis Morissette gave birth to her third child in August—and, for the third time, the singer is dealing with postpartum depression. She opened up about the struggle in a blog post on her website and an interview on CBS This Morning . "This time around, it's less depression, it's more...
Newser5 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019, U.S. health regulators endorsed Swedish Match tobacco pouches as a less harmful than cigarettes, a first-ever decision that opens the door to more lower-risk options for U.S. smokers. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettesTobacco pouches win 1st FDA endorsement as less risky alternative to smoking
The Associated Press6 hours ago
President Donald Trump, center, points to members of his Cabinet while speaking during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Washington, as Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, listen. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next yearMore choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year, but court case looms over the program
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016 file photo, a taxi drives past the James A Farley Post Office Building in New York. The city of New York and the state of California sued the U.S. Postal Service Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019,  to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to U.S. residents, saying the smugglers are engaging in “cigarette tax evasion” while postal workers look the other way. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
NYC, California sue Postal Service over smuggled cigarettesNew York City and California are suing the US Postal Service to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to US residents
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, photo, containers of the herbicide glyphosate are for sale at a farm supply store in Nakhon Phanom Province, northeast Thailand. Thailand's government has agreed to ban the use of the herbicides paraquat and glyphosate and the insecticide chlorpyrifos, all widely regarded as dangerous to human health, starting Dec. 1. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thailand bans use of paraquat and other toxic farm chemicalsThailand's government has agreed to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Company Institutes Menopause PolicyCompanies are increasingly working to provide support for women's and family issues, from maternity leave to lactation rooms to free menstrual products to childcare—but what about when the end of the childbearing years arrive? Not quite as many companies have yet offered support for menopausal women, but a British...
Newser1 day ago
Attorney Mark Lanier answers questions outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland. The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached an over $200 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisisThe nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the toll of opioids, averting the first federal trial on the crisis
The Associated Press1 day ago
In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fearIn Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fears _ and never mind the vomit
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this July 19, 2019, file photo, Pierce Prozy examines a Yolo! brand vape oil cartridge marketed as a CBD product at Flora Research Laboratories in Grants Pass, Ore. Janell Thompson, a pioneer in marketing CBD as a health product, has pleaded guilty to selling large quantities of synthetic marijuana which was secretly added to vapes, sickening dozens. Prosecutors has also tied Thompson to Yolo!, which sickened at least 33 people in Utah. (AP Photo/Ted Warren, File)
Clusters of illness linked to CBD vapes share 2nd connectionA pioneer in marketing CBD as a health product has pleaded guilty to selling large quantities of synthetic marijuana which was secretly added to vapes, sickening dozens.
The Associated Press1 day ago
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