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AP-NORC poll: Hispanics lack confidence in nursing homes


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hispanics in the United States have a longer life expectancy, but a poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs....

Past health chiefs: insurance market stability is the goal


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Don't make things worse....

US health chief lauds China for help with opioid control


BEIJING (AP) -- China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Monday during a visit to the country considered the source of many of the deadly substances sought by addicts....

Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on service


LONDON (AP) -- Noted physicist Stephen Hawking has criticized Britain's health secretary for what he described as the selective use of scientific studies to support changes in the National Health Service....

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases


HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system....

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits


NEW YORK (AP) -- If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?...

July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on land


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth yet again sizzled with unprecedented heat last month....

Father charged in baby boy's fatal overdose of opioid combo


HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man has been charged in the fatal drug overdose of his 1-year-old son....

Florida zoo is latest charity to move gala from Trump resort


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida-based zoo and conservation society announced Sunday that it would not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort....