A look at US addiction treatment system

The national health law’s expansion of insurance coverage could overwhelm the U.S. addiction treatment system. The chart shows estimates for how many people……

Health law could overwhelm addiction services

CHICAGO (AP) — It has been six decades since doctors concluded that addiction was a disease that could be treated, but today the condition still dwells on the fringes of……

MLB remembers Sept. 11 with on-field tributes

Texas Rangers third base coach Gary Pettis says it’s important for Major League Baseball — and all Americans — to take a moment to remember Sept. 11. Pettis has vivid memories of the day 12 years ago when…

SC VA holds conference on anti-suicide resources

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials at the Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center are hoping their first-ever health summit to battle suicide will help military veterans a……

US approves Botox for crow’s feet

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government regulators for the first time have approved Botox injections to treat crow’s feet. The Food and Drug Administration said Wed……

Vegas mom gives birth to healthy quintuplets

PHOENIX (AP) — A Las Vegas mother is resting Wednesday after delivering a healthy set of quintuplets in a suburban Phoenix hospital, bringing five new additions to her……

Haves and have-nots as health care markets open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Having health insurance used to hinge on where you worked and what your medical history said. Soon that won’t matter, with open-access market……

UN chief hopes US-Russia Syria talks will succeed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is strongly welcoming U.S.-Russian talks which he hopes will lead to an agreement in the deeply divided U.N. Security Council to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons. U.N. associate spokesman Farhan…

Colorado Editorial Roundup

A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers: STATE: The Gazette, Sept. 11, on Colorado’s recall elections: The people have spoken and the system……

Official: Reports of sex assault in Navy increase

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A top official says the number of sexual assaults being reported to the Navy has more than doubled from the previous year. Rear Adm. Sean Buck says the Navy is on pace to end…

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: Sept. 9 The Times, Gainesville, Ga., on Mideast peace still elusive 12 years after 9/11 attacks: Twelve years ago this Wednesday, we were suddenly and stunningly…

Middle class family braces for higher premiums

As many as nine in 10 Texans buying health insurance on the new federally run exchange will get a break on costs, according to federal health officials. Steve and Maegan……