Fluoridation issue bubbles up in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The issue of water fluoridation has bubbled up in Des Moines, more than 50 years after the practice began. Although fluoridation is common throu……

Missing autistic teen from NJ found safe in Ohio

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — An autistic New Jersey teenager who had been missing for a week has been reunited with his parents after he was found safe in Ohio. The Monmouth Coun……

UK govt wins secrecy order for Litvinenko probe

LONDON (AP) — The British government won a court order Wednesday ensuring that key aspects of an inquiry into the death of a poisoned former Kremlin agent remain secret……

NM’s infant mortality rate on the rise

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials are worried about an increase in the state’s infant mortality rate. The state Department of Health announced t……

Wis. DNR upgrades online deer disease map

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has upgraded their online map tracking chronic wasting disease. The map shows harvest locations of al……

Paralyzed Grand Rapids man home for Thanksgiving

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Nestor Guzman ran into Lake Michigan on the first Sunday in July, in awe of its beauty on that warm summer evening. It was the 24-year-old̵……

SC free clinic model now replicated nationwide

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — What began two decades ago on Hilton Head Island as a free clinic using retired physicians and volunteers to care for the working poor has……

Gov’t to keep ban on paying bone marrow donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Could paying for bone marrow cells really boost the number of donors? The Obama administration is taking steps to block a federal court ruling that ha……

Grants awarded for disease research in Okla.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases has awarded grants to four projects for research into respiratory infectious d……

SC free clinic model now replicated nationwide

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — What began two decades ago on Hilton Head Island as a free clinic using retired physicians and volunteers to care for the working poor has……

Deadline for January health coverage is Dec. 23

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state’s new health insurance marketplace is reminding Rhode Islanders of the upcoming deadline for enrolling in an insurance plan……

Illinois same-sex couple set to be first to wed

CHICAGO (AP) — Even as they celebrated their home state becoming the 16th to legalize gay marriage, Chicago couple Patricia Ewert and Vernita Gray couldn’t hel……