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AP Health Issues

Former Seattle IRS agent to face trial on bribery charge

A former IRS agent in Seattle is set to face trial this week on accusations that he solicited a $20,000 bribe from a medical marijuana dispensary
Published: 02/07/16

Nebraska fund would clarify financial onus of rape kit exams

Advocates for survivors of sexual assaults in Nebraska say some victims mistakenly receive statements for medical costs of sexual assault exams, despite state and federal law prohibiting such notices
Published: 02/07/16
AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

Viewers of the latest Republican debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on the U.S. tax burden, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away
Published: 02/07/16
AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

AP FACT CHECK: Off-base GOP claims on US tax burden, health insurance, deportations in debate
Published: 02/07/16

Lake Village pairs with US agency to boost health, economy

Lake Village will partner with the US Environmental Protection Agency this year to plan expansions to the city's community garden and trails, the agency announced last week
Published: 02/07/16

Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature

New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting funding to state colleges and universities
Published: 02/06/16

Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

The Mormon church opposes a bill that would allow Utah residents with certain medical conditions to consume edible pot products
Published: 02/06/16

Nurseries request cultivation authorization in Florida

Nurseries approved for medical marijuana request cultivation authorization
Published: 02/06/16
Bigfork husband donates kidney to wife

Bigfork husband donates kidney to wife

A Big Fork husband insists it was no big deal when he gave his wife a kidney
Published: 02/06/16
Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary

Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary

Actor and marijuana advocate Woody Harrelson was one of nearly 60 applicants to apply to open one of Hawaii's first medical marijuana dispensaries
Published: 02/06/16