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Measles cases reach highest in 25 years

NEW YORK – Measles in the U.S. has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, closing in on 700 cases this year in a resurgence...

April 25, 2019 1:00 am


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Americans getting more inactive, computers partly to blame

Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to...

April 23, 2019 12:30 pm


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Testing could spot obesity risk in kids

NEW YORK – Can a genetic test identify newborns at risk of becoming severely obese by middle age? Researchers say they have come...

April 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Plan pushed to reduce opioid deaths

The Trump administration announced an ambitious program Thursday to reduce deaths from opioid overdoses by 40% over three years in...

April 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Raising of buying age for tobacco proposed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age...

April 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Low scam awareness linked to Alzheimer's

WASHINGTON – Does an older friend or relative have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers? Or get excited about a “You've...

April 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Burnout leaving us in ashes

A common ailment is going around, and you probably know someone plagued by it.

April 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Outbreak of Ebola not global emergency

GENEVA – The ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo does not yet warrant being declared a global emergency but is of “deep...

April 13, 2019 1:00 am