Health News

Ruling: Some Companies Don’t Have To Provide Contraceptive Services

Posted On June 30, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Supreme Court says some private companies with religious objections do not have to provide prescription contraceptive coverage to employees. Attorney for Conestoga Wood Specialties Casey Maddox says the decision is important.   Today's 5-4 decision deals a blow to the birth control mandate in the healthcare reform law. Conestoga, along…

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Hobby Lobby

Posted On June 30, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is ruling in favor of arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby in its fight against the birth control mandate in the healthcare reform law.

NY Senator Proposes Safety Measures For E-Cigarettes

Posted On June 30, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Senator Charles Schumer is proposing legislation that would require safety caps and warning labels on e-cigarette liquid containers. New York's senior senator is concerned that e-cigarette companies are manufacturing flavors like bubble gum, cotton candy and chocolate chip to entice children to use e-cigarettes. Schumer says he's alarmed that e-cigarette calls…

Whooping Cough Cases Climbing In California

Posted On June 30, 2014

(Sacramento, CA) -- The whooping cough epidemic in California is getting worse. State Epidemiologist Dr. Gil Chavez with the California Department of Public Health says in the past two weeks, eleven-hundred new cases of whooping cough have been reported.   The CDPH says this brings the total number of pertussis cases this year to nearly…

We Hurt Loved Ones Most Often

Posted On June 30, 2014

(Augusta, GA) -- It turns out the old song is true: We're the meanest to those closest to us. Georgia researchers also found people were more likely to yell at, hit or insult people like siblings and significant others. Friends were more likely to get the silent treatment. Researchers say it's not clear why this…

  • Pet Patrol

    Missing chocolate Lab female, no collar

    Posted on July 25, 2014
    Location: Aurora

    Near 148 and Melody Lane. Chocolate Lab female recently rescued,…