BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Tech giant Hewlett Packard said Tuesday it would investigate allegations of wrongdoing in a health services contract in Romania which prosecutors say cost the East European country 16.8 million euros ($18.8 million).
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. government on Monday threatened to cut off Medicare and Medicaid funding to a government-run hospital in Rapid City — the third South Dakota hospital serving Native Americans that's been found to have serious deficiencies in recent months.
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat in a report issued Monday.
Across the nation, abortion-rights activists are closely following Monday's appeals court hearing involving an Indiana woman convicted of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — The doctor got right down to business after Herbert Diamond bounded in. A single green form before her, she had some questions for the agile 88-year-old: about comas and ventilators, about feeding tubes and CPR, about intense and irreversible suffering.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need.
CHICAGO (AP) — Water service to a Chicago public school has been cut after tests revealed an elevated lead level. Officials said Friday that water coolers have been delivered to Tanner Elementary School in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Sugary soft drinks are being pulled from elementary schools in Colombia in a bid to instill better dietary habits at a young age The country's leading soft drink distributors said Friday that they have agreed to supply only bottled water, juices and non-sugary drinks to schools serving kids under the age of 12.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Zika virus that is believed to have infected more than 7,500 people in an island nation off the western coast of Africa is the same strain spreading through the Americas, the World Health Organization said Friday.