Public News Service - Health and Wellness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Reproductive rights advocates say it's likely no coincidence that Florida legislation restricting access to abortion services ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine -- A bill that would ban the subminimum wage for workers with disabilities in Maine gets a public hearing today at the Statehouse ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- News of a drop in drug overdose deaths in Ohio is being met with cautious optimism. According to state figures, there were more ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Health Department says it's taking steps to improve oversight of the state's medical marijuana program. That's after ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. -- Even as the Trump administration raised the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 last month, Virginia lawmakers have introduced ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Legislation in Olympia would provide longer health care coverage for women after pregnancy. Senate Bill 6128, scheduled for a ...Read More
MEDFORD, Ore. -- It's a new year and pharmacists say people should take time to reflect on the medications they're using. An annual evaluation is ...Read More
MINNEAPOLIS -- January is National Blood Donor Month, and there's a big need for type-O blood. In Minnesota, the American Red Cross hopes younger ...Read More
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Five bills aimed at reining in skyrocketing prescription prices are in front of a Washington State Senate committee today. Between ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut is often cited as one of the healthiest states in the nation, but a new report finds large gaps in health between white ...Read More
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