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Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

Add self-flagellation to the list of ways to get a dangerous viral blood infection.

March 13, 2019 4:30 pm


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US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of...

March 13, 2019 10:20 am


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Pollution imbalance choking minorities

WASHINGTON – Blacks and Hispanics breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making, a new study...

March 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Tetanus case found in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. – An unvaccinated 6-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized for two months for tetanus and almost died of the...

March 9, 2019 1:00 am


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Dogs may be risky for seniors

Dogs need to go on walks, and walking is good exercise for older adults. Seniors who combine the two – by walking a dog –...

March 7, 2019 1:00 am


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Broken bones from falls on the rise among older dog walkers

Broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among older U.S. adults and hip fractures are among the most common injuries.

March 6, 2019 4:20 pm


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Senator Mike Braun urging drug industry to make good on lowering prices

Sen. Mike Braun , R-Ind., this week introduced a measure to end rebates negotiated between drugmakers and pharmacy benefit managers in...

March 6, 2019 10:40 am