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We know how the ordeal ended -- with the deaths of 14 people from a sweltering Florida nursing home. [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Recent wildfires in California and hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico have put a spotlight on vulnerable seniors -- including a number of deaths that authorities have said were [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. Do these fines actually work to prevent [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Sammy Rolon is living in a makeshift clinic set up at a school. He has cerebral palsy and epilepsy, and is bed-ridden. He's waiting for surgery that was scheduled before [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Nationwide, [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Over 33,000 people in the United States die each year from firearm injuries, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, delaying the [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Counting kicks and sleeping on your left side aren't a guarantee that you'll have a safe and healthy pregnancy, but they are easy, low-cost ways to reduce the risk. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Reinforcements from other regions are helping firefighters contain more of the largest wildfires devastating Northern California, though strong winds expected over the weekend could challenge those gains, a fire chief [...]
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
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Autism research suffered a significant setback after an island used for scientific study was ravaged by Hurricane Maria. [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
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