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On the Money: Confronting fresh health insurance deductibles

The new year often starts harshly for people with high-deductible health insurance, but there are places to find helpBy TOM MURPHY AP Health...

US drinking more now than just before Prohibition

NEW YORK -- Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted. What’s more, it’s been rising for two decades, and it’s...

Ex-pharma exec sentenced to nearly 3 years in bribery scheme

A former executive for a drug company has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison in a bribery scheme that prosecutors say...

Ex-drug company execs face reckoning in opioid bribery case

The founder and former top employees of a pharmaceutical company are being sentenced in a bribery scheme that prosecutors say helped fuel the...

China reports 1st death from new type of coronavirus

Health authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan are reporting the first death from a new type of coronavirus that has stirred...

California budget plan aids teachers, those in US illegally

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to provide $20,000 stipends for teachers at a high needs schools and extend health care to older low-income...

Health care group pays $2.17M after releasing patients' info

A health care group based in Virginia has agreed to a settlement of almost $2.2 million after hundreds of patients' health information was...

'Obamacare' mandate: hot for lawyers, ho-hum to consumers

The repeal of an unpopular fine for people without health insurance has had little impact on “Obamacare” sign-ups or premiums. It's a gap...

Court tosses permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline station

A federal appeals court has thrown out a permit needed in Virginia by developers of the Atlantic Coast PipelineBy DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal...

Regulator cites failures at hospital where 3 preemies died

The Pennsylvania Health Department says that a major hospital where three premature infants died in a bacterial outbreak last year routinely failed to...

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Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong Express has apologized for requiring some passengers bound for the U.S. territory of Saipan to take pregnancy testsJanuary 17, 2020, 9:53...

Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential contenders: pick a winnerBy LYNN ELBER AP Television...

Delta and its pilots ask mediator for help in contract talks

Delta Air Lines and its pilots want Washington to help them agree on a new contract for the pilotsJanuary 18, 2020, 12:02 AM1...