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Court filing: 3M withheld information about contamination

Minnesota's attorney general, in newly filed court briefs, alleges chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro caused higher rates of cancer, infertility and low birthweight babies
Published: 11/21/17

Infant mortality rate highest since 2008

Alabama health officials say the state's infant mortality rate has increased based on 2016 data
Published: 11/17/17

Senators from 2 states want to change opioid grant funding

The U.S. senators from New Hampshire and West Virginia have introduced a bill to prioritize federal funding for states that have been hardest hit by the opioid epidemic
Published: 11/14/17
Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended

Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended

Some people living near mountaintop coal mines in West Virginia are frustrated the Trump administration has suspended the latest federal study on the health impact of surface mining in Appalachia
Published: 11/11/17

Polish government asks citizens to multiply like rabbits

The Polish government is telling citizens to go forth and multiply like rabbits
Updated one month ago

Jobless rate for recent vets falls to lowest recorded level

Unemployment rate for recent veterans falls to lowest recorded level
Updated one month ago
US rate for gun deaths is up for the second straight year

US rate for gun deaths is up for the second straight year

Government statistics show the nation's gun death rate up for the second straight year, following 15 years of no real change
Updated one month ago
How about a vasectomy? Uganda wants more men to say yes

How about a vasectomy? Uganda wants more men to say yes

How about a vasectomy? As Africa's population booms, Uganda wants more men to say yes
Updated one month ago

The Latest: New Mexico no longer leads in drug fatalities

New Mexico is falling further in a national ranking of states when it comes to drug overdose deaths, largely because fatalities have increased elsewhere.
Updated one month ago

Virginia's rate of premature births is on the rise

Virginia's rate of babies born prematurely has reached its highest point in seven years, yet researchers say the reason remains a mystery
Updated one month ago