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Patient records found at shuttered Indiana abortion clinics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Investigators found thousands of abandoned medical records at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics that were operated by a late doctor who took home more than 2,200 sets of fetal remains, Indiana's attorney general said Friday.


Alabama gov begins treatment for cancerous spot on her lung

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey underwent a scheduled outpatient procedure on Friday as she gets set for specialized radiation treatment for cancer, her office said.


Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart is getting out of the vaping business.


NHL goaltenders getting concussions at an alarming rate

Filip Chytil beat the last defender to the net, snapped the shot past Tuukka Rask and barreled over the goaltender he had just scored on.


Nurses, auto strikes may be signs of awakening US unions

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as the nation's labor movement has begun flexing muscles weakened by decades of declining membership amid business and government attacks.


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The Latest: Patient records found at closed abortion clinics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on the discovery of fetal remains at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion doctor (all times local):


Correction: Rare Mosquito Disease story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story Sept. 18 about a rare mosquito-borne disease, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a CDC scientist. He is Dr. Marc Fischer, not Mark.


After rural hospital's closure, county seeks other options

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - About two years ago a rural, mountainous Virginia county lost its only hospital, and local officials have now all but given up trying to bring it back.


City gardens, public produce stands ease 'food desert' woes

ATLANTA (AP) - On his way home, Darnell Eleby paused before boarding the commuter train in Atlanta's Five Points station and maneuvered his wheelchair to a stop not seen on many mass transit platforms: a fresh food stand stocked with colorful fruits and vegetables. Aided by a volunteer, he filled a basket with bananas, apples, corn and squash and paid with a health program voucher.


What makes Impossible meat possible? A "bloody" ingredient

NEW YORK (AP) - What makes Impossible burgers possible? An engineered ingredient that makes the veggie patty look bloody - and one of many new concoctions food regulators expect to see more of in the coming years.


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Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine health officials on Friday confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country's first outbreak in nearly two decades, and announced plans for a massive immunization program.


3M halting some work in Alabama for environmental reasons

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - A company that's facing lawsuits and public scrutiny over pollution from a north Alabama plant says it's suspending some manufacturing work because of environmental reasons.


US vaping illnesses top 500, Missouri man is 8th death

NEW YORK (AP) - More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eighth death was also reported.


Pelosi offers Medicare negotiation plan to curb drug prices

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and younger people.


California promises fight to keep auto emission authority

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Preparing for a lengthy legal battle with the Trump administration about how much pollution to allow from cars, California regulators on Thursday said they were considering cracking down on other emissions to make up for any impacts on air quality.


Walgreens, Google affiliate to launch drone delivery test

Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered.


US awards $3M to fill gaps in medical marijuana research

The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high.


Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine health officials declared a polio outbreak in the country on Thursday, nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared it to be free of the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease.


Will combo pill catch on in US to prevent heart attacks?

A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries to treat conditions leading to heart attacks and strokes.


25 Californians charged with $150M in health care fraud

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Twenty-five Southern California doctors and others are accused of billing Medicare and other health plans for $150 million in fraudulent charges.


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