Tillerson says US considers individual sanctions for Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the U.S. is deeply concerned by "credible reports" of atrocities committed by Myanmar's security forces and called for an independent investigation into a humanitarian crisis in which hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh.

  • Written by By ESTHER HTUSAN , Associated Press

US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new way of monitoring patients but also raising privacy concerns.

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  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Consumer safety group unveils its 'worst toys' list

BOSTON (AP) — Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holidays.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults.

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  • Written by By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer