Alabama boy died in hot car as drugged parents slept

Published Aug. 20 2019

Alabama police said the parents of a 2-year-old boy were under the influence of marijuana when the toddler left the...

Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amounts

Published Aug. 20 2019

Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they...

Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Published Aug. 19 2019

Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump...


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Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce; source of last year's E. coli outbreak linked to irrigation water

Published Aug. 19 2019

No pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown late last year in...

Heritage Landing residents file lawsuit, say mold caused medical problems

Published Aug. 19 2019

Homeowners in the Heritage Landing subdivision are suing the condominium association, a property management company and subcontractors after suffering respiratory...

Ask a Doctor: How can I protect my kids from germs at school?

Published Aug. 19 2019

Kids can be the most voracious of germ spreaders.

Ex-Alabama governor accused in sex scandal opens dermatology firm

Published Aug. 19 2019

A former Alabama governor who resigned amid a sex scandal has now opened a dermatology office.

New York pursuing Sacklers' financial records in opioid case

Published Aug. 16 2019

New York officials are demanding that banks and other companies with connections to the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell undergoes surgery to repair shoulder fracture

Published Aug. 16 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has undergone surgery to repair a fracture in his shoulder.

Source confirmed in Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel

Published Aug. 15 2019

The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the source of a deadly Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a downtown Atlanta...

OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to provide research data

Published Aug. 15 2019

The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin has agreed to provide access to propriety research and other data to researchers...

Carbon monoxide problem discovered in military base housing

Published Aug. 15 2019

A family that went to the hospital with symptoms that suggested carbon monoxide poisoning has led military officials to warn...


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Chattanooga's Parkridge Valley uses recreation as a form of therapy for children, teens

Published Aug. 12 2019

Adventure education facilitator David Hoover hiked up the trail that leads to the overlook at Parkridge Valley's Child and Adolescent...

Ask a Doctor: Does my baby need a pacifier?

Published Aug. 12 2019

Q: I have received a variety of pacifiers as gifts at my baby showers but am not sure if starting...

Nine-year-old girl hospitalized after she tried to save dad who drowned

Published Aug. 12 2019

A 9-year-old girl who tried to save her father from drowning in a Georgia pool is in the hospital. Her...

To boost workforce, medical schools try to sell rural life

Published Aug. 10 2019

On a field trip to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Ashish Bibireddy put on headphones and scrolled through a...

First human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee

Published Aug. 9 2019

Health officials say this year's first human case of West Nile virus in Tennessee has been reported in the...

Is pot safe when pregnant? Study seeks answer, draws critics

Published Aug. 7 2019

Pregnancy started out rough for Leslie Siu. Morning sickness and migraines had her reeling and barely able to function at...

Alabama woman jailed after infants bitten by ants

Published Aug. 7 2019

An Alabama woman is in jail after authorities say they found her two infant children covered with ant bites.

Boom in overdose-reversing naloxone is tied to fewer drug deaths

Published Aug. 6 2019

Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped...

Rope severs woman's leg in wood chipper incident

Published Aug. 6 2019

A Tennessee woman's leg has been amputated in an incident involving a rope and a wood chipper.

Louisiana launching medical marijuana after years of waiting

Published Aug. 6 2019

Louisiana is becoming the first Deep South state to dispense medical marijuana on Tuesday, four years after state lawmakers agreed...

Alabama implements new vaping regulations

Published Aug. 6 2019

Tobacco shops in Alabama are no longer being able to advertise vaping as a healthy alternative to smoking.