Cherokee Nation, grappling with opioid crisis, takes legal action

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Sasha and Kane Wyatt are members of the Cherokee Nation in northeast Oklahoma. They adopted their son Luke when he was just eight days old. His birth mother was addicted to opioids — and so was he. “I remember holding him and just crying — I am trying not to cry right now — it was so hard to see him More...

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Psychologist: #MeToo campaign is a good first step

LOS ANGELES — A Twitter campaign uniting victims of sexual misconduct has gone global. Posts with the phrase “#MeToo” have shed much-needed light on a dark subject, as more and more women go More...

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Drug ODs killed more Americans last year than Vietnam War

The opioid epidemic ravaging the United States is taking a grim and growing toll. The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 64,070 people died from drug overdoses in 2016. More...

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Appeals court tosses settlement in baby powder case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Missouri appeals court has tossed out a $ 72 million award in an Alabama woman’s lawsuit that claimed talcum powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to her More...

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Bipartisan deal reached on Obamacare payments, says GOP senator

Last Updated Oct 17, 2017 2:40 PM EDT WASHINGTON — A leading Republican senator says he and a top Democrat have reached an agreement on a plan to extend federal payments to health insurers that President More...

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Raw sewage contaminating water in Puerto Rico

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico — Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, More...

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Dad speaks out after hospital denies son's kidney transplant

ATLANTA — A father is speaking out against an Atlanta hospital who won’t perform an organ transplant on his 2-year-old son. CBS affiliate WGCL-TV reports A.J. Burgess was born prematurely without More...

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What to know about Trump's decision to halt Obamacare subsidies

According to President Trump, Democrats and Republicans are already working together on a short-term solution in response to his decision last week to cut off cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments under Obamacare.  “They’re More...

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When does your child need to go to the ER?

Parents of young children often find themselves facing medical situations where they must quickly decide if they should treat their child at home, call a doctor, or rush straight to the emergency room. A new poll More...

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Senator introduces repeal of 2016 law after “60 Minutes” opioid report

Last Updated Oct 16, 2017 8:02 PM EDT Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday introduced legislation that would repeal a 2016 law in response to a joint investigation by “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post that More...