Seniors' health

Rep. Steve Holland, a Plantersville Democrat, stands by his seat and looks around House Chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday, March 24, 2017. Holland earlier told lawmakers that he has dementia and will retire after this legislative term. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
March 24, 2017 - 5:59 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog." "As a professional undertaker, I have...
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March 19, 2017 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. A Congressional Budget Office analysis last week concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the proposal to...
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March 16, 2017 - 3:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican health care plan provides big tax cuts for wealthy families and insurance companies, but it hits older people hard. Many older Americans would face higher health insurance premiums and smaller tax credits to help obtain coverage. In all, the bill provides $883...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2014, file photo, Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks during a news conference at United Nations headquarters, to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Churkin died Feb. 20, 2017 in New York. The New York City medical examiner's office said Friday, March 10, 2017, that it will not release the cause and manner of Churkin's death, as requested by the U.S. State Department, because his diplomatic immunity survives his death. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
March 10, 2017 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, who collapsed in his office last month, died from a heart attack, and no foul play was suspected, according to a senior city official briefed by the medical examiner's office. The official was not authorized to reveal the cause of death for...
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