Latest Epidemics News

How the American Dream convinces people loneliness is normal

May. 16, 2023 12:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At the end of “The Searchers,” one of John Wayne’s most renowned Westerns, a kidnapped girl has been rescued and a family reunited. As the closing music swells, Wayne's character looks around at his kin — people who have other people to lean on — and then walks off...

Kentucky AG announces funding to combat opioid epidemic

Apr. 27, 2023 17:40 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky commission assigned to distribute money from a massive settlement with opioid companies will award more than $8 million to two dozen organizations specializing in drug prevention, treatment and recovery services, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Thursday. ...