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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


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Sanders reignites health care plan

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders launched a revamped “Medicare for All” plan Wednesday, highlighting a divide among...

April 11, 2019 1:00 am


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New York orders measles measure

NEW YORK – Health officials Tuesday ordered nearly everyone in a heavily Orthodox Jewish New York City neighborhood to be...

April 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Orthopedics focus of huge Medicare scam

WASHINGTON – Federal agents Tuesday broke up a billion-dollar Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of...

April 10, 2019 1:00 am


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CDC finds 78 new measles cases as outbreak sprints toward record

For the second week in a row, U.S. health officials added dozens of new reports to the year's list of confirmed measles cases, bringing the...

April 9, 2019 10:30 am


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Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds

Sniffling, sore-throated kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a...

April 8, 2019 8:30 am


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Study finds healthy diet can extend life

Too much salt – and not enough whole grains, fruits and vegetables – may be shaving years off our lives, a new analysis...

April 7, 2019 1:00 am