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Air pollution 'caused 400,000 premature European deaths in 2016'

17 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Every city dweller in Europe is exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to health chiefs.
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DealBook Briefing: Health Care and Billionaires Took Center Stage at Last Night's Democratic Debate

19 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Several candidates criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren's health care proposal and backed proposals to impose big taxes on the wealthy.
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Study: 'Medicare for All' not only way to universal coverage

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Health care memo to Democrats: There's more than one way to get to coverage for all. A study out Wednesday finds that an approach similar to the plan from former...
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WeWork's IPO woes are bleeding into the biotech market - and health startups' plans to go public now look dimmer

WeWork's IPO woes are bleeding into the biotech market - and health startups' plans to go public now look dimmer

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Biotech companies looking to make their public market debut before the end of the year are encountering much choppier waters than earlier in the year. WeWork's decision to pull...
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Healx raises $56 million to combat rare diseases with AI

Healx raises $56 million to combat rare diseases with AI

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Healx, a startup that's using artificial intelligence to expedite drug discovery for rare diseases, has raised $56 million in a funding round led by Atomico.
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Takeaways: Warren under fire, 70s club ignores age issue

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate Tuesday over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum...
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6 Takeaways From the October Democratic Debate

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Warren was called out by rivals for a change while Biden failed to stand out, and Sanders calmed concerns about his health. Buttigieg had his biggest night yet. But no...
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Study: 'Medicare for All' not only way to universal coverage

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Health care memo to Democrats: there's more than one way to get to coverage for all. A study out Wednesday finds that an approach similar to the plan from former...
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Fact-Checking the Candidates' Claims From the Fourth Democratic Debate

7 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary debate was the largest in history , featuring a record-breaking 12 candidates on stage. Just as in the past three debates, candidates...
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Democratic Presidential Candidates United In Call For Trump's Impeachment

7 hours ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

COLUMBUS - Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about...
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Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

For the first time in 86 years, a team from the nation's capital is heading to the World Series. Read more ...

Democrats topping field face tough questions at Ohio debate

Democrats topping field face tough questions at Ohio debate

The debate marks the first time the candidates meet since the House moved forward with the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Read more ...

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

Twelve Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a wide-ranging debate featuring the largest number of qualifying candidates on the same stage. Read more ...

Ocasio-Cortez to endorse Bernie Sanders

Ocasio-Cortez to endorse Bernie Sanders

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez plans to endorse Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally on Saturday, according to two Sanders aides, strengthening the Vermont senator's pull among young... Read more ...

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall...

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. Read more ...

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

The second-grader said he got the vape device from his mother's purse. Read more ...

Dutch police found isolated family living in a basement reportedly waiting...

Dutch police found isolated family living in a basement reportedly waiting for world to end

Dutch authorities are trying to piece together the story of a family found living isolated from the outside world in the rural east of the Netherlands. Read more ...

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since '33

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since '33

WASHINGTON - As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark's infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the... Read more ...

Felicity Huffman reports to prison to start two-week sentence for college...

Felicity Huffman reports to prison to start two-week sentence for college admissions scam

Actress Felicity Huffman reported to federal prison in Dublin, California, on Tuesday to begin serving a two-week sentence for her role in the college admissions scam, a... Read more ...

Sen. Josh Hawley rips LeBron James for his comments on Hong Kong protests

Sen. Josh Hawley rips LeBron James for his comments on Hong Kong protests

A US senator ripped LeBron James after the Lakers great criticized NBA general manager Daryl Morey's tweet supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters. “Having just been in... Read more ...