Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants.
Harry Potter swoops around on his broom, faces the bully Malfoy and later runs into a three-headed dog. For scientists studying brain activity while reading, it's the perfect excerpt from the young wizard's many adventures to give their subjects.
In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled a long-delayed campaign promise by President Barack Obama but left environmental and public health groups wanting more.
A modified plan for Medicaid expansion could provide health coverage for nearly 18,000 uninsured people in Wyoming and bring in more than $100 million in federal funding to the state annually, according to a report by the Wyoming Department of Health.
Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.
Nobody wanted the reddish-brown horse with the black, matted mane. He was too scrawny, his coat lifeless and dull. And that ugly scar on his hip? That was from the time he became ensnared in a barbed-wire fence and couldn't break free.