Gov’t seeks new limits on silica dust

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators announced plans Friday to dramatically limit workplace exposure to silica dust, an agent known to cause…

Foreign doctors begin arriving in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Hundreds of foreign doctors arrived in Brazil Friday, the first wave of thousands including a big Cuban contingent who…

DHH: 4 new cases of West Nile virus

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State health officials are reporting four new West Nile cases, bringing the 2013 total so far to 13. The Louisiana D…