Government and politics

CDC to conduct health study at contaminated former military base

Federal health officials are conducting a new study to determine whether veterans who were once stationed at a now-closed military base in California were exposed to dangerously high levels of cancer-causing toxins. The decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention comes nine months after an Associated Press investigation found that Fort Ord’s drinking …

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Americans Rate Health Care System Failure: AP-NORC Survey

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Emmanuel Obeng-Dankwa worries about the rent on his New York City apartment, he sometimes refrains from refilling his blood pressure medication. “If there’s no money, I’d rather skip the medicine to be homeless,” said Obeng-Dankwa, a 58-year-old security guard. He is among a majority of U.S. adults who say health care …

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Oz released health records to highlight Fetterman’s stroke

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet OzRepublican U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania has released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about his Democratic challenger John Fetterman’s recovery at bay from hitting front and center in the hotly contested campaign. Dr. Rebecca Kurt of New York wrote in a four-page letter obtained by …

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