DHH: Child dies of swine flu

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State health officials have confirmed the death of a Northwest Louisiana child caused by the swine flu variety, know…

Flu deaths in Washington now up to 11

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — With its latest update Friday, the Washington Health Department says there have been 11 flu deaths in the state this s…

Doctor suspended for stem cell treatment

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Medical Board has issued a rare emergency suspension of a Eugene physician’s license after the doctor condu…

Labs test marijuana for purity

PHOENIX (AP) — Hunched over a microscope, Steve Cottrell peered at a bud from a plant that is increasingly used as medicine in Arizona and a…