- Spike in mentally ill LA jail inmates leads to new policies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Perhaps the largest group of mentally ill inmates in the U.S. resides in Los Angeles in one of the world's largest jail complexes.
- AP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past seven years, Los Angeles jail officials have seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of mentally ill inmates, a rise the sheriff attributes to methamphetamine use.
- Fears of losing pre-existing conditions protection under GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are echoing those concerns.
- Diners may have to wait longer for restaurant calorie counts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers hoping to find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again.
- Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services.
- FDA approves 1st targeted drug for certain leukemia patients
U.S. regulators Friday approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia.
- US facing shortage of yellow fever vaccine for travelers
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who need a yellow fever shot for travel may soon have a harder time getting it.
- 11 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — United Nations officials say at least 11 people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and tests have been negative for the Ebola virus.
- UK jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeries
LONDON (AP) — A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life.
- Documents: Lead paint found in Indiana emergency housing
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — Lead paint was discovered outside nearly half of the units intended for families leaving an Indiana public-housing complex because of lead contamination, documents show.