News bites: Drug sales settlement, Barbour backlash, and more

The British drug company GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to pay $3 billion to settle U.S. investigations into its sales practices for numerous drugs, The New York Times reports.

The Personhood USA movement accused Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour of being in the pocket of the abortion drug industry after he questioned the wisdom of giving legal rights to fertilized eggs, The Huffington Post reports.

Public Citizen wants federal regulators to use their existing authority to enforce work-hour limits for doctors-in-training.

Hispanic immigrants become less healthy the longer they stay in America, Kaiser Health News reports.

Authorities grappling with Thailand's worst flooding in decades are now facing the potential spread of disease as contaminated waters spread deeper into Bangkok, The Wall Street Journal reports.