HOUSTON (AP) — Jennifer Bridges, a registered nurse in Houston, is steadfast in her belief that it's wrong for her employer to force hospital workers like her to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or say goodbye to their jobs. But that's a losing legal argument so far.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some big changes are expected at Connecticut nursing homes in the coming months.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require health care facilities to provide for the burial or cremation of fetal remains after a miscarriage or abortion.
Experts are investigating after the computer systems of two central Florida hospitals showed signs of unusual activity, an official said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate on Thursday rejected a bill aimed at making it easier for health care employees to have hospitals pay their medical bills related to COVID-19 and other diseases that may have been contracted on the job — a move business groups said would have cost them too much money.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's top health official said Thursday that long-term care facilities are accurately reporting the number of coronavirus-related deaths, amid questions over whether the tally is low.
Jeannie Wells had hoped that regular visits would resume at her elderly mother’s New York nursing home once all the residents were fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of protesters angry at pandemic-related restrictions marched to European Union headquarters in Brussels on Saturday and had minor tussles with police over their unauthorized gathering.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A children's hospital in Colorado has declared “a pediatric mental health state of emergency” after an unprecedented number of children 8 and older have reported needing immediate treatment, mostly for suicidal thoughts and attempts.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates have convinced South Dakota voters that legalizing the drug for medical use is a good idea, but they are struggling to do the same with many of the state's physicians.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates have convinced South Dakota voters that legalizing the drug for medical use is a good ide…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading congressional Democrats issued a call Wednesday for ideas on a “public option” health insurance plan, a campaign promise of President Joe Biden's that faces long odds politically.
PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has lost a bid to throw out DNA evidence that authorities say links him to the crime.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire House committee split evenly along party lines Tuesday on a proposal to prohibit most businesses from asking customers or employees whether they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
LOS ANGELES -- Health officials say the most common COVID-19 variant of concern circulating in Los Angeles County is now a variant discovered in the U.K.
TOKYO (AP) — As she struggled to breathe, Shizue Akita had to wait more than six hours while paramedics searched for a hospital in Osaka that would treat her worsening COVID-19.
SIOUX FALLS | South Dakota's state-run psychiatric hospital is no longer performing court-ordered mental health screenings for criminal defendants.
SIOUX FALLS | A former Pine Ridge Indian Health Service administrator is due in court next week on charges she failed to disclose a $5,000 gif…
YANKTON | The head of South Dakota's mental health hospital in Yankton is resigning just a year after taking the job.
SIOUX FALLS | Rita Dozal doesn't want to worry about her mom having to train the nursing aides.
SIOUX FALLS | A judge has ruled that the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in South Dakota can move forward on its lawsuit accusing the Indian Health Servic…
SIOUX FALLS | A dozen South Dakota doctors have gone to court claiming they were given false information about a hospital in which they invested.
PIERRE | The Indian Health Service says an embattled South Dakota reservation hospital has made improvements after being found in violation of…
PINE RIDGE | The Indian Health Service says a new CEO has joined an embattled government-run hospital on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Rese…