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Friday, Jan 30, 2015

AP Health Issues

Officials: NYC 2013 infant mortality rate an all-time low

Officials: 2013 infant mortality rate lowest in NYC history though racial disparities exist
Updated: 1 hour ago

Jamaica Senate starts debate on pot decriminalization bill

Jamaica's Senate starts debate on decriminalization bill to pave way for medical marijuana
Updated: 44 mins ago
Billionaire: Taj Mahal benefit cuts an 'essential sacrifice'

Billionaire: Taj Mahal benefit cuts an 'essential sacrifice'

Billionaire to Taj Mahal casino workers: Benefit cuts are 'essential sacrifice' they must make
Updated: 43 mins ago

Nebraska lawmakers seek support for medical marijuana bill

Nebraska senators back medical marijuana as way to relieve seizures, multiple sclerosis
Updated: 37 mins ago

GOP legislators to introduce medical marijuana bills

GOP legislators in SC say it's time to give patients legal, controlled access to marijuana
Updated: 20 hours ago
Ohio leaders weigh in on policy issues facing state in 2015

Ohio leaders weigh in on policy issues facing state in 2015

Statewide, legislative leaders discuss legalizing marijuana, 2015 policy issues facing state
Updated: 21 hours ago
EXCHANGE: Illinois marrow donor shares story

EXCHANGE: Illinois marrow donor shares story

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Illinois man donates marrow to Australian woman who's battling leukemia
Updated: 23 hours ago
Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

Study: New safety technology lowers chance that driver will die in a car crash
Published: 01/29/15

2011 vehicle models with highest and lowest death rates

2011 vehicle models with highest and lowest driver death rates per million registered vehicles
Published: 01/29/15
Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps

Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps

Black breast-feeding gatherings try sisterhood approach to boost rates, reduce big health gaps
Published: 01/29/15