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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

Details of bills Wolf supports in opioid addiction package

Gov. Tom Wolf is urging lawmakers to take quick action this fall to pass a package of legislation designed to combat opioid and heroin addiction
Updated: 4 hours ago

Binge-drinking UMass student nearly dies in Pennsylvania

A University of Massachusetts student nearly died of alcohol poisoning in central Pennsylvania after police say he drank so much vodka his blood-alcohol content was more than six times the state's legal limit for drivers
Updated: 4 hours ago

Marijuana measures on the ballot in 9 states on Nov. 8

A rundown of the proposals to expand legal access to marijuana that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot in nine states, including California, Arizona, Maine and Massachusetts
Updated: 4 hours ago

Data: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to 14 percent

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to 14 percent
Updated: 5 hours ago

Visiting California man found dead in Pennsylvania creek

A California man described as having dementia has been found dead in a central Pennsylvania creek
Updated: 6 hours ago

More talks planned in effort to end Minnesota nurses strike

More negotiations are planned in an effort to resolve a nurses' strike at five Twin Cities-area hospitals
Updated: 6 hours ago

Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillators

South Carolina's state parks are now safer for visitors who have heart conditions
Updated: 8 hours ago

Spending soars on medication at New Mexico state agencies

Legislative analysists say spending on prescription medication by New Mexico state agencies increased more that 50 percent over a recent two-year period
Updated: 8 hours ago

Youth smoking rate declining in Kentucky

State health officials are pointing to more progress in efforts to reduce Kentucky's youth smoking rate
Updated: 10 hours ago
9 states to vote soon on expanding legal access to marijuana

9 states to vote soon on expanding legal access to marijuana

Millions of Americans in nine states will have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana
Updated: 12 hours ago