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Top U.S. Medical Centers Roll Out DNA Sequencing Clinics for Healthy Clients

14 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Patients can pay hundreds to thousands of dollars to screen for genetic health risks
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Newark's lead contamination crisis could be worse than Flint's. Residents say the city is handling it all wrong

Newark's lead contamination crisis could be worse than Flint's. Residents say the city is handling it all wrong

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Newark, New Jersey, has some of the highest levels of lead in drinking water in the country. For the last two years, tests have found elevated levels of lead in drinking water...
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In Jacoby Brissett, the Colts trust

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Andrew Luck may or may not return to health in time for the season opener. That means Jacoby Brissett may or may not play the season opener. This isn't 2017 when the Colts had...
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NJ Health Department issues vaping warning, investigating 9 cases linked to 'severe lung illness'

1 day ago   |   ABC

The New Jersey Health Department sent out a statewide alert after nine people were hospitalized with "severe lung illness" after vaping.
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Profile of U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III U.S. Representative for Massachusetts' 4th congressional district since 2013. 38 years old Born in Brighton Married to Lauren Birchfield...
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Grafton residents on alert after resident tests positive for EEE

Grafton residents on alert after resident tests positive for EEE

1 day ago   |   WCVB

The town's board of health is recommending cancelling all outdoor activities, at least those from dusk to dawn.
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Lt. Governor Dan Patrick hospitalized with chest pain, stent put into body

1 day ago   |   ABC

Patrick is doing well and wants to raise awareness when it comes to this health issue, according to the Press Secretary.
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National Grid worker's death highlights troubling trend, according to safety advocates

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

A National Grid worker this week died of injuries he sustained when he was struck last month by an SUV while on the job, one of the types of accidents that occupational safety...
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She Opened A Thriving Retail Store To Support A Son With Down Syndrome

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The last thing Bernadette Wheeler, a busy gynecologist working in the U Penn health system, needed was another time commitment, let alone what's involved in establishing and...
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Doctors Warn Of Poor Health, Rising Costs From Trump Immigration Law

Doctors Warn Of Poor Health, Rising Costs From Trump Immigration Law

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

Experts argue millions of low-income migrants may have to choose between needed services and staying in the U.S. legally.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

AUSTIN - Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has passed away at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Former UT and NFL football player Cedric Benson... Read more ...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63 people killed

At least 63 people were killed and 182 injured after a suicide bomb blast at a wedding in the Afghan capital. Read more ...

Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale

Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale

MEDINAH, Ill. - Justin Thomas had more stress than he wanted and answered with the shots he needed Sunday at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going... Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

The feat came exactly one year and one day after Justin Verlander joined the 200 club. Read more ...

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets fans will have to wait until the regular season to see new running back Le'Veon Bell in action. Coach Adam Gase said Sunday night that Bell will not play in the preseason... Read more ...

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the New York Mets in their 11-5 victory over the... Read more ...