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Pakistan launches special anti-polio drive in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani health official says a special anti-polio drive has been launched in Islamabad after traces of the polio virus were found in the city's sewage system.


Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) — Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future.


ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and Utah state officials are arguing that a judge's recommendation to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration to do warrantless searches of a prescription drug database violates people's privacy rights, the ACLU said Monday.


Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue

MIAMI (AP) — Florida officials say they're continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus.


Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.


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New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

ATLANTA (AP) — Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode."


Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor signed legislation on Saturday that would require doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills, despite doctors' groups saying there is little evidence to back up that idea.


Utah's governor signs abortion-reversal legislation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor signed legislation on Saturday that would require doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills, despite doctors' groups saying there is little evidence to back up that idea.


Correction: Mayo Expansion story

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — In a story March 24 about public funding of a medical center expansion in Rochester, The Associated Press erroneously reported the recipient of $585 million in public funds. The money is going to public infrastructure for the Destination Medical Center project, not to Mayo Clinic.


Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year.


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Court to hear case of student brain damaged after China trip

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving a private boarding school student who contracted a tick-borne disease during a school trip to China and was left brain-damaged.


Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections.


Now what? Options for next year as health law drama fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year.


Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big costs and potentially leave millions of people without coverage, especially because of the cutbacks planned to Medicaid.


Outlook good as formerly conjoined twins leave NY hospital

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Formerly conjoined twins from the Dominican Republic have left a New York hospital two months after surgery to separate them.


No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the health care law.


Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floor

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."


The Latest: Pelosi mocks GOP after health care bill fails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the effort in Congress to pass the Republican health care bill (all times local):


House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.


Judge: Case alleging Ohio 'segregates' disabled can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has rejected requests by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and several state officials to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the state has effectively segregated people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in institutions by failing to provide accessible community- or home-based services.


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