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AP Health Issues

Insurer wins dispute over fire, pot growing in basement

Court: Bay City woman must repay insurance company after home burns down due to marijuana
Published: 02/24/15
Alaska stems confusion over legal pot but still has missteps

Alaska stems confusion over legal pot but still has missteps

Alaska clears up some confusion in rush to legalize marijuana, but process has missteps
Published: 02/24/15

User of medical marijuana faces eviction in federal housing

Newport user of medical marijuana faces eviction threat from apartment in federal housing site
Published: 02/24/15

Baltimore sees 'significant' drop in teen birth rate

Baltimore sees 'significant' drop in teen birth rate for first time in several years
Published: 02/24/15
Merck grants free license for pediatric HIV drug

Merck grants free license for pediatric HIV drug

Merck gives free license allowing cheap versions of its HIV drug for children in poor nations
Published: 02/24/15
Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014

Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014

Gallup: 2014 uninsured rate was lowest in 7 years; states embracing Obama's law set the pace
Published: 02/24/15

W.Va. GOP senator pushing for legalized medical marijuana

West Virginia Republican Senate majority leader pushing for legalizing medical marijuana
Published: 02/24/15

Lawmakers hear emotional testimony on medical marijuana bill

Missouri Republican, Montel Williams team up to support legislation for medical marijuana
Published: 02/24/15
Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

Alaskans legalized marijuana, but left the rest up to regulators; native communities worried
Published: 02/23/15

Health insurance sign-ups in Connecticut exceed goals

Number of open enrollment sign-ups exceed goals of Connecticut's health insurance exchange
Published: 02/23/15