US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Whether a strict Texas voter ID law should be struck down, upheld, or, perhaps, adjusted is now up to 15 federal appeals court judges.

  • Written by KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press

Use obesity surgery more often for diabetes, guidelines urge

WASHINGTON (AP) — International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness

RIO, Fla. (AP) — A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital.

  • Written by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press