Taiwan Can Help realize WHO’s Health for All: MOHW minister

Taiwan’s expertise in disease control and universal health coverage can help strengthen global medical development, and the nation is willing and able to share its experiences at the 72nd World ...

New Taipei man fined NT$60,000 for sticking cat in mail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An owner of a cat has been fined a total of NT$60,000 for sending it to a shelter via express mail last month, announced the New Taipei City Animal Protection and Health Inspec...

Panthers must decide whether it's time to sit ailing Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It's come to the point in the season where the Carolina Panthers must make the difficult decision of whether or not to sit Cam Newton. With the postseason a lo...

Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a harbinger of potentially big changes for Medicare, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services like help with chores, safety devices and respite for caregiver...

Israeli takes up acupuncture science in Taiwan for love of Chinese medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Israeli national gave up his cozy life as a doctor in his homeland three years ago to pursue an unlikely profession in Taiwan – becoming a traditional Chinese med...

Lawmaker accused of choking political rival at restaurant

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state lawmaker has been accused of choking a political challenger during a chance encounter at a restaurant. The Lowell Sun reports that Randy Me...

Price may cut back video games, pitches Saturday at Toronto

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price considers himself a gamer — both on and off the field. Now he has to cut down on screen time. A longtime video game enthusiast, the Boston Red Sox ace was...

Extra Special: Andujar HR, double as Yanks hammer Twins 14-1

NEW YORK (AP) — For rookies Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres and most everyone else swinging a bat for the New York Yankees, this was an extra special evening. Andujar homered and d...

The Latest: 1st male athlete sues over Nassar abuse

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A University of Michigan freshman gymnast is believed to be t...

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain. "I don't like taking ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SCORES OF CASUALTIES REPORTED AFTER BOMBARDMENT ...

Bears burned in California wildfires go holistic for pain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture on three wild animals burned in the Southern California wildfires, although one patient — a 5-mo...

Players criticize 'risky' conditions at broiling Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Some weary players sat shirtless on changeovers, ice-filled towels draped around their necks. Others retreated to any bit of shade they could find on court and sought treat...

Chinese medicine services to be offered at Universiade venues

A total of 50 traditional Chinese medicine practitioners will provide treatments to athletes at three venues of the Summer Universiade, marking the first time on-site TCM services will be offered at t...

Angelina Jolie reveals Bell's palsy diagnosis in Vanity Fair

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie says she developed high blood pressure and Bell's palsy last year. The actress-director tells Vanity Fair that she credits acupuncture for her full ...