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Report shows abortions in US reach new lows

NEW YORK – The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure...

September 19, 2019 1:00 am


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No new measles cases reported in fading US outbreak

U.S. health officials say there were no new measles cases reported last week, a sign the nation's worst epidemic of the disease in 27 years...

September 16, 2019 11:00 am


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Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants' fears

Tew numbers suggest that fears of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown may be a more significant factor in the health insurance...

September 15, 2019 8:50 am


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Tentative opioid deal won't end court battles for Purdue

Courtroom showdowns still face OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the family that owns it, the Sacklers.

September 12, 2019 10:50 am


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Mint, menthol: Vape industry has dug heels in on flavor bans

AUGUSTA, Maine – Efforts to ban flavored e-cigarettes and reduce their appeal to youngsters have sputtered under industry...

September 12, 2019 10:40 am


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Manchester to offer nursing

Manchester University said Wednesday it is launching a nursing program to address the growing need for nurses in Indiana and across the...

September 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Manchester launching nursing program

Manchester University said Wednesday it is launching a nursing program to address the growing need for nurses in Indiana and across the...

September 11, 2019 5:40 pm


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Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent...

September 11, 2019 3:20 pm


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Uninsured total rises, income gains slow

WASHINGTON – The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 – the first evidence from the federal...

September 11, 2019 1:00 am


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Delaware probes 3 possible cases of vape-related lung issues

Delaware health officials are investigating three possible cases of severe lung disease related to the use of electronic cigarettes and...

September 10, 2019 12:30 pm


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Share of uninsured Americans rises for 1st time in a decade

The number of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018.

September 10, 2019 4:30 pm


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OxyContin maker to file for bankruptcy as talks stall

CLEVELAND – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation's deadly...

September 8, 2019 1:00 am


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Preventing suicides job for all, expert says

“Suicide prevention is everybody's business, and suicide does not discriminate.”

September 8, 2019 1:00 am


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State sees 1st death linked to vaping

NEW YORK – U.S. health officials on Friday again urged people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with...

September 7, 2019 1:00 am