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- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
- Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016
- Obamacare fallout: 49 percent pessimistic; 45 percent ‘scared’
- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Health
Health is the general condition of a person in all aspects.It is also a level of functional and/or metabolic efficiency of an organism, often implicitly human. - Source: Wikipedia
New Hampshire's Health and Human Services commissioner says CVS Caremark's announcement that it will stop selling tobacco products in all its stores is a bold and courageous move.
Arkansas legislators didn't raise any objections Friday to a set of rules enforcing a state law approved last year banning most abortion 20 months into a woman's pregnancy.
Idaho lawmakers considered a proposal Wednesday that would establish a trio of crisis centers as a safety net to treat at-risk mentally ill people whose symptoms often land them in hospitals or jail.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In a story Dec. 29, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state would miss an April 1 deadline to begin accepting applications from medical marijuana providers and growers. The deadline imposed by the Legislature is for officials to have regulations governing medical marijuana, which the state says it intends to meet.
Outgoing Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II has issued an advisory opinion saying Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe does not have the legal authority to follow through on a controversial pledge to keep open some Virginia abortion clinics slated for closure.
Mike Bloomberg won't take no for an answer. Like most billionaires, the mayor of New York City is accustomed to getting his way, so he is pressuring the state's highest court to rescue his ban on Big Gulps.
The following is a transcript of Wednesday's Virginia gubernatorial debate between Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, which was moderated by Chuck Todd of NBC News. The transcript was provided by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the sponsor of the event.
Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II on Wednesday said Democrat Terry McAuliffe wants to run a government he doesn't understand, while Mr. McAuliffe slammed the Republican attorney general for his "bullying" tactics and mean-spirited rhetoric during the second debate between the candidates for Virginia governor.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe is telling supporters that as Virginia governor he would issue a "guidance opinion" that would exempt existing abortion clinics from complying with strict new health and safety standards. The only problem: State officials say there is no such thing as a guidance opinion and that governors have no such formal authority.
Virginia gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli mixed nasty with nice Friday morning as they made their pitches to a business-friendly crowd in Manassas at the latest forum in a campaign many have labeled a "race to the bottom" for both candidates' incessant attacks on one another's policy positions and personal character.
Another court has taken the fizz out of New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's attempt to put everyone on the soda wagon. He just doesn't like sweet stuff.
An appeals court Tuesday ruled against New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed soda ban, saying the controversial regulation violates "the principle of separation of powers."
Virginia's busiest abortion provider has closed after struggling to comply with 2011 legislation that imposed hospital-like standards on abortion clinics.
Democratic New York City mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn said one of her first priorities if elected next year would be to impose calorie limits on menu items offered at fast-food restaurants like McDonald's.
"The medical practice by which [Kermit Gosnell] carried out this business was a filthy fraud in which he overdosed his patients with dangerous drugs, spread venereal disease among them with infected instruments, perforated their wombs and bowels and, on at least two occasions, caused their deaths."