Suicide Prevention Coalition launches website
Quincy News

Suicide Prevention Coalition launches website

the Adams County Suicide Prevention Coalition's ongoing suicide prevention campaign has launched the acsuicideprevention.org website. The launch follows Facebook and Instagram pages that the organization introduced earlier this year.

Ameren equips trucks with mobile defibrillators
Illinois News

Ameren equips trucks with mobile defibrillators

A new Ameren Illinois initiative has equipped several local trucks with the device that saved the life of one of its employees in 2014. The utility has equipped 239 of its trucks across the state -- five in Quincy -- with automated external defibrillators.

Sanders plans to introduce "Medicare for all" plan soon
Health

Sanders plans to introduce "Medicare for all" plan soon

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says the solution to the country's health care crisis is to make Medicare available to all, a plan that he plans to introduce shortly after Congress reconvenes in September

Health

Firms propose premium hikes in health insurance marketplace

Two insurers are proposing higher premiums for New Jerseyans who buy coverage in the federal health insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act

LIFE STORIES: Nursing teacher leaves legacy of passion after 45 years
Life Stories

LIFE STORIES: Nursing teacher leaves legacy of passion after 45 years

Ann O'Sullivan traces her almost half-century career that has combined a passion for nursing and a love of teaching to a summer job she got by chance.

Health

4 mental health crisis centers to be established in Arkansas

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says four Arkansas counties will receive up to $1.6 million each to fund facilities where people with mental health issues can be treated rather than be booked into jail

Health

Vermont health care regulator reduces Blue Cross rate hike

Vermonter's health care regulator has granted Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont a 9.2 percent rate increase for the 70,000 people who get coverage via Vermont Health Connect, the state's online benefit exchange

Agency boss doesn't plan review of juvenile offenders school
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Agency boss doesn't plan review of juvenile offenders school

State human services director doesn't plan review of Iowa school for juvenile offenders, despite critical report

Pope Francis to Belgian Catholics: Stop offering euthanasia
Health

Pope Francis to Belgian Catholics: Stop offering euthanasia

Pope Francis has ordered a Belgian Catholic charity to stop offering euthanasia in its psychiatric hospitals

Arizona dogged by suit over quality of health care in prison
Health

Arizona dogged by suit over quality of health care in prison

Arizona has been dogged by a lawsuit that alleged the state provides shoddy health care for prisoners