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Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated town

The U.S. Environmental Protection has given final approval to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos exposure
Updated: 12 hours ago

State House committee approves abortion information measure

State House committee approves information measure for women undergoing drug-induced abortions
Published: 02/08/16

Pro-abortion advocates hold reproductive health care rally

Pro-rights organizations, students and House members have rallied on Monday in opposition to legislation banning access to reproductive health care
Published: 02/08/16
Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sick

Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sick

During a live broadcast, Chipotle executives stressed to workers that they need to stay home if they're feeling sick
Published: 02/08/16

Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel

Sen. Wyden questions links between federal pain advisers and manufacturers of painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet
Published: 02/08/16

Nurses say understaffing common at New York hospitals

Nurses say understaffing is widespread at hospitals around New York; they're pushing state lawmakers to adopt minimum staffing requirements, which they say would improve patient health
Published: 02/08/16

Video shows student with cerebral palsy pushed down, kicked

A school district in the Pittsburgh suburbs is investigating video on social media showing a student with cerebral palsy being pushed down and kicked
Published: 02/08/16

Gallup senator's detox center proposal goes before committee

A proposal to fund detox and substance abuse treatment centers for the homeless with money from the state's liquor exise tax is scheduled to go before the state Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee on Monday
Published: 02/08/16
The Latest: Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl

The Latest: Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl

Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl
Published: 02/08/16

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