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- House Gives Initial Approval To Bill Preventing Heroin Overdoses PHOENIX (CBS Phoenix/AP) — The House has given initial approval to a bill that would authorize first responders to administer a drug that stops people from overdosing on heroin or prescription opioids. Several other states including Ohio,...
- Utah Gives Initial Approval To Medical Marijuana A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products.
- Utah Lawmaker To Unveil Right-To-Die Legislation A Utah lawmaker is working on legislation this year that would allow terminally ill people to end their lives.
- House Panel Blocks State Funds For Federal Health Care Law PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican-dominated House committee approved four bills Wednesday designed to block state spending on federal acts, regulations and executive orders, including President Barack Obama's health care law. Backers said the bills...
- The Story Of Sharing America's Marrow Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.
- Case Of Measles At Las Vegas Restaurant Linked To Infant State health officials say an infected infant spread the disease to an adult worker at Emeril's New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino.
- No Measles In Washoe County; Spanish Springs Case Negative Washoe County Health District officials say they now have ruled out the possibility that a student at Spanish Springs elementary school student has measles.
- Nevada Measles Update The state's chief medical officer briefs legislators
- Health Professionals Warn Against Trending Celebrity Pseudoscience Unsolicited health tips on so-called “life-changing” diets and lifestyle choices from celebrities are embraced by celeb-obsessed people continuously seeking the newest hot trend.
- Hundreds Of Ariz. Schools Allowed Parents To Enroll Kids Without Signing Forms Saying Whether They Received Measles Vaccination Hundreds of schools in Arizona allowed parents to enroll kindergarteners last year without signing forms saying whether they vaccinated their children against measles, a newspaper reported.
- 5 Helpful Tips For A Long Life Want to live a healthy and happy life for decades to come? David B. Angus, MD, author of "A Short Guide To A Long Life," has five tips to have you living well for years to come.
- Arizona Officials: Up To 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed To Measles 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children, may have been exposed to measles at a Phoenix-area medical center.
- Last Day For Health Coverage Enrollment Deadline is today for coverage to start next month
- Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
- Calif. Health Officials Issue Alert After Likely HIV Porn Set Infection In Nev. California public health officials have issued an alert after finding "very strong evidence" that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot.