PNS Daily Newscast - May 24, 2019 

President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Archive: March 25, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As lawmakers in Minnesota and other states grapple with budget deficits, one public-health and medical researcher is cautioning against cuts to medical coverage as a budget-balancing tool because the consequences may be even more costly. David Himmelstein, a professor of public he ...Read More

PHOENIX - Sometimes there's a big gap between perception and reality when judging your own health. According to a recent survey, nearly 40 percent of Americans thought they were in ideal heart health, when in reality less than 1 percent have an ideal profile. To help people get back on track to h ...Read More

NEW YORK - Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, a tragedy which still holds much to be learned - and taught. The fire raced through three floors of a Lower East Side sweatshop, claiming 146 victims - most of them young immigrant women - trapped by a locked door ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - Charlotte mother Laurie Sanders' 6-year-old son died after a preventable medical mistake in a Charlotte emergency room. Sanders will tell you that even though nothing can bring her son back, she was able to hold the doctors involved responsible to be sure the mistake didn't happen to ...Read More

A coalition of 120 California organizations has sent a letter to the Obama administration, criticizing a proposal for new national forest-planning rules. The "Our Forests Our Future California" coalition calls the proposal a big step backwards. Ryan Henson, senior conservation director for one of ...Read More

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Gov. Dannel Malloy came to New Haven this week to promote his plan to balance the deficit-plagued budget and listen to constituents' concerns. Dozens of red t-shirt-clad supporters of the state's health-reform plan, SustiNet, were on hand. Mary Elia, a staffer with the Alliance f ...Read More

FARGO, N.D. The congestive heart failure that claimed the life of screen legend Elizabeth Taylor this week is a complication of a condition that kills more than 284,000 Americans each year, according to the American Heart Association. Heart failure happens when the heart can't pump enough blood and ...Read More

GRAND COULEE, Wash. - Spring has barely arrived, but school districts across the state are already thinking about summer. They're scrambling to find money to keep programs running for students who otherwise have limited options - not only for activities, but for healthy meals. In the Grant County c ...Read More

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