The FDA moved Thursday to impose new restrictions on how stores can sell e-cigarettes.
Acute flaccid myelitis has been reported in 39 states and Washington, D.C.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Calif. Gov.-elect Newsom might not live in Sacramento … Denver’s HQ2 dreams may not yet be dashed … and a short-term rental ban endorsed in Maine city.
The initiative drew over $20 million of support from soft drink companies and others. A similar proposal in Oregon failed.
Three out of four conservative states approved measures, while the election of a Democratic governor in Maine seemingly ends the Republican effort to block last year’s successful referendum.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Fire Chief Don Crowson and Team, Arlington, Texas
Ballot initiatives in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska and Utah are steaming toward Election Day, fueling perceptions that narratives on public-option health care have shifted.
Opioids are frequently a contributing factor to hospitalizations in Pennsylvania, and not just with overdoses, according to new data.
A handful of states are looking to rapidly expand the availability of methadone treatment, which has historically been stigmatized and restricted.
Low vaccination rates may have contributed to an especially deadly flu season, which saw more than 80,000 fatalities.
A common virus seems to be behind a puzzling condition that’s paralyzing children, but uncertainties remain.
Drug-overdose deaths have been down for six months, but it’s too early to know whether the good news will continue.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Indiana’s balanced-budget proposal … newly discovered quake faults in Oregon … and “demographic time bomb” in a Colorado ski town.
Children in some states scored better than others in engaging in physical activities, a report finds. National guidelines recommend kids engage in active play or exercise at least an hour a day.
California has focused on maternal health, including targeting problems that arise during labor and delivery and using data collection to quickly identify deficiencies.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Struggling to recover after Hurricane Michael … firefighter overtime pay in L.A. County … and a growing trash rebellion in St. Paul, Minn.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | N.Y. Gov. Cuomo heads into deteriorating tunnel … San Francisco accounting errors … and ACLU sues judge over countywide homeless camp ban.
Looking at indicators of the economy, health and human capital across 19 states in the middle of America.
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