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Federal judge hands down $33 million malpractice judgment

A federal judge handed down a $33.8 million malpractice judgment against a Miami doctor
Updated: 3 hours ago

Mother of 7 donates kidney to young co-worker

There are times when Christine Higbee and Zack Pacyna finish each other's sentences and almost always when they explain how the 45-year-old mother of seven decided to give her 26-year-old co-worker one of her kidneys
Updated: 5 hours ago

Organ donations increase through NY health marketplace

More than 6,000 people sign up in a single week to be organ donors through New York's health plan marketplace
Published: 04/29/17
Mexico's lower house approves medical uses of marijuana

Mexico's lower house approves medical uses of marijuana

Mexico's lower house approves medical uses of marijuana
Published: 04/29/17
California seeks control of unruly medical pot industry

California seeks control of unruly medical pot industry

California is trying to get control of its unruly medical marijuana industry
Published: 04/28/17
Smaller budget, and notable policy changes, in session

Smaller budget, and notable policy changes, in session

The North Dakota Legislature completed its session and adopted a budget that cuts state spending by nearly one-third
Published: 04/28/17

Arkansas Board of Health approves marijuana-user rules

The Arkansas Board of Health has unanimously approved rules that govern the issuance of marijuana-user registration cards and the labeling and testing of the drug
Published: 04/28/17
Georgia lawmaker deals cannabis oil in shadows of the law

Georgia lawmaker deals cannabis oil in shadows of the law

A conservative Republican state lawmaker in Georgia is going to great lengths to support medical marijuana
Published: 04/28/17

Texas House OKs bill monitoring pregnant inmates' treatment

The state with the largest incarcerated population is moving to monitor care for its pregnant inmates
Published: 04/27/17
House GOP leaders scrounge for votes to exhume health bill

House GOP leaders scrounge for votes to exhume health bill

The White House and Republican leaders are trying to wring votes out of resistant moderate GOP lawmakers for the House health care bill
Published: 04/27/17