Where Las Vegas comes to talk!

On Air Now: Bucket Strategy Investing

Health News

KDWN

2 days ago

Experts: Science behind ‘abortion reversal’ is flawed

CHICAGO (AP) — Lawmakers in several states are considering requirements for doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions about an unproven procedure called "abortion reversal."…

KDWN

3 days ago

Lawmakers urge VA to explain rising cases of drug theft

WASHINGTON (AP) — The heads of two congressional committees said Tuesday they want the Department of Veterans Affairs to better explain its efforts to stem drug theft and loss in light of rising cases of missing prescriptions and other unauthorized use at VA hospitals….

KDWN

3 days ago

Correction: Suicidal Teens-Marriage Laws story

CHICAGO (AP) — In a story Feb. 20 about same-sex marriage laws and teen suicides, The Associated Press, relying on figures published in a JAMA Pediatrics study, reported erroneously the number of surveyed students who said they were gay, lesbian or bisexual. Johns Hopkins researcher Julia Raifman said Tuesday that the number was 26,252, not about 230,000….

KDWN

3 days ago

Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says….

KDWN

3 days ago

McAuliffe vetoes bill cutting abortion clinics’ funding

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would have restricted funding for Planned Parenthood clinics….

KDWN

3 days ago

Mosquito saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illness

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine – one that acts against the bugs' saliva….

KDWN

3 days ago

‘Abortion reversal’ bill clears Indiana panel for 2nd time

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana House panel has approved an amended version of a measure it passed last week that would require abortion providers to give women considering drug-induced abortions information on stopping the procedure midway – even though that process is scientifically disputed….

KDWN

3 days ago

UN health agency ‘vigilant’ about China bird flu outbreak

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says an increase in bird flu cases in China this year has not shown sustained human-to-human transmission, but it vows to remain "vigilant" over the puzzling outbreak in which affected fowl don't show any symptoms….

KDWN

3 days ago

AP Exclusive: Missing drugs a problem at VA medical centers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since 2009, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press….

KDWN

3 days ago

Ex-Texas neurosurgeon sentenced to life for maiming patients

DALLAS (AP) — A jury has sentenced a former neurosurgeon to life in prison for maiming patients who had turned to him for surgery to resolve debilitating injuries….