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Under Trump, states may demand work for Medicaid

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Work requirements for Medicaid could lead to major changes in the social safety net under President Donald Trump. It sounds...

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful painkillers due to risks...

Johnson & Johnson says pricing competition squeezed 1Q sales

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON Increased pressure to cut medicine prices and an industry-wide slowdown in consumer health product sales is hurting health care giant Johnson...

Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill Wednesday to temporarily extend a program that lets some veterans seek medical care...

AP Explains: The origins of 4/20, marijuana’s high holiday

BY GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of...

Team8 Tour, Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Head to Immokalee

In conjunction with UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation –which serves to provide youth sports development programs to kids across the...

Feds practice Ebola evacuations despite past Trump criticism

  BY MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama's decision to bring patients with Ebola to the United States for treatment...

Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a “Unicorn Frappuccino”

  NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is calling a limited-time beverage that changes colors and flavors with a stir of the straw a "Unicorn Frappuccino." The...

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans’ wait times

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS "MinuteClinics" to treat minor illnesses and...

Prince William speaks with Lady Gaga on mental health

LONDON (AP) — Prince William has brought Lady Gaga onboard in his efforts to persuade people to be more open about their mental health...

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A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...