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Kansas House passes bill to reverse opioid overdoses

Kansas lawmakers have advanced a bill that would expand access to drugs that stop opioid overdoses as health care providers and law enforcement officers grapple with a national epidemic
Published: 02/23/17

2 more flu deaths reported in Delaware

Health officials say two more people in Delaware have died after contracting the flu
Published: 02/23/17
The Latest: Man protests after arrests in neglect death

The Latest: Man protests after arrests in neglect death

A western Indiana man is protesting his arrest and those of his parents and girlfriend in the death of 9-year-old western Indiana boy with cerebral palsy who authorities say was malnourished and neglected
Published: 02/23/17
Utah Rep. Mia Love pushes for over-the-counter birth control

Utah Rep. Mia Love pushes for over-the-counter birth control

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love says that though she's opposed to abortion, she's sponsoring a bill that would make it easier to get birth control pills over the counter
Published: 02/23/17
Woman killed by flying debris as Storm Doris batters Britain

Woman killed by flying debris as Storm Doris batters Britain

A woman has been killed by flying debris in central England as storm winds of more than 90 mph (145 kph) batter the U.K. West Midlands Ambulance Service says the woman suffered serious head injuries in Wolverhampton, 140 miles (225 km) northwest of London
Published: 02/23/17

Philly mayor: $5.7M beverage tax haul doubles projections

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says the city's sweetened-beverage tax raised $5.7 million in January, more than double what city officials projected
Published: 02/23/17

Governor signs bills aimed at stemming opioid epidemic

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a set of bills that aim to stem Virginia's growing opioid epidemic
Published: 02/23/17
Professor has taken a selfie every day for the past 30 years

Professor has taken a selfie every day for the past 30 years

A project by a professor in which he snapped a selfie every day turns 30 on Thursday
Published: 02/23/17

Woman posing as doctor, sentenced after botched surgeries

A South Florida woman posing as a plastic surgeon has been sentenced to a year behind bars after authorities say she injured dozens of victims in botched procedures
Published: 02/23/17

Durbin prompts medical, dental schools to combat drug crisis

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin wants medical and dental schools in Illinois to have training sessions on responsible opioid prescription
Published: 02/23/17