Healthcare

Senators urge vote on autism bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Senators are asking a budget committee to vote this week on an autism bill that would require insurers to pay...

California congressman gets mixed message on health care law

FILE - In this July 23, 2013 file photo, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., testifies at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Moderate Republicans...

Delaware lawmaker reintroduces assisted-suicide bill

DOVER, Del. (AP) - A Delaware lawmaker has reintroduced legislation allowing doctor-assisted suicide. Democratic Rep. Paul Baumbach of Newark admitted Tuesday that he does...

Zika virus target of public awareness campaigns

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito known to carry the Zika virus, is photographed through a microscope...

Parents sue district; authorities say autistic son dragged

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - Parents of a third-grader in Kentucky have sued a school district where authorities say a teacher physically dragged their autistic...

Ex-Steelers doctor convicted of trafficking steroids

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A former Pittsburgh Steelers doctor has been convicted of illegally trafficking in steroids and human growth hormones since shortly after the...

US judge dismisses lawsuit against NC company secrets law

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit by animal-rights and food-safety groups who say a North Carolina law violates their...

Premature baby sea lion dies at SeaWorld San Diego

FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, a day-old California sea lion pup rests at the Animal...

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