AP Top Health News at 7:59 p.m. EDT

Rural hospitals are closing maternity wards. People are seeking options to give birth closer to home

Indiana attorney general sues hospital system over privacy of Ohio girl who traveled for abortion

Kansas will no longer change trans people’s birth certificates to reflect their gender identities

Pig kidney works a record 2 months in donated body, raising hope for animal-human transplants

Psychedelic drug MDMA eases PTSD symptoms in a study that paves the way for possible US approval

Oregon launches legal psilocybin access amid high demand and hopes for improved mental health care

Big Pharma’s Johnson & Johnson under investigation in South Africa over ‘excessive’ drug prices

Big wins for organized labor and progressive causes as California lawmakers wrap for the year

Opponents of COVID restrictions took over a Michigan county. They want deep cuts to health funding

Communities across Appalachia band together for first-ever 13-state Narcan distribution event

Copyright © 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.