Washington Politics Adding To Mental Health Crisis Among Farmers

Farm equipment is parked in a field near Bakersfield, Calif., in a 2016 file photo. Congress is attempting to craft a new quadrennial farm bill that covers both agriculture programs and the Supplemental Nutrition Program, also known as food stamps. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Farm equipment is parked in …

The Weekly Health Quiz: Fat, Muscles and Memory

In a study, older men and women who engaged in this activity showed an improved ability to recall words:

Report: Most Former Research Chimps Should Move To Retirement Sanctuaries

Since early 2013, 110 chimpanzees have been retired to Chimp Haven sanctuary in Keithville, La., from the New Iberia Research Center in Lafayette, La. That’s the largest group of government-owned chimps ever sent to sanctuary. Sabrina, seen here, arrived at Chimp Haven in 2013. Brandon Wade/AP Images for The Humane Society hide caption toggle caption …

Trump Administration to Tie Health Facilities’ Funding to Abortion Restrictions

Mr. Trump has also taken particular aim at Planned Parenthood, which serves 41 percent of women who receive federally funded family planning services. He signed legislation last year aimed at cutting off government money from the group and others that perform abortions. The bill nullified a rule completed in the last days of the Obama …

WHO raises Ebola health risk to ‘very high’ in DR Congo

(CNN)The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the Ebola health risk assessment to “very high” in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ahead of an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the worsening outbreak. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2015/10/01/ebola-vaccine-breaking-ground-orig-ad.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_20’,theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: …