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What single-payer activists make of polls showing voters don't understand Medicare for All

What single-payer activists make of polls showing voters don't understand Medicare for All

15 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

Recent polls showing voters do not understand Medicare for All have received a lot of attention. But activists who've been working to educate the public on this issue for years...
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She bridged neighborhoods and Sagamore for Port Covington deal. Can she do the same for Hopkins?

26 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

A chief negotiator on the $5.5 billion Port Covington project will leave Kevin Plank's private real estate firm to lead economic development for Johns Hopkins, directing both...
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More than 400 administrative health-sector workers being laid off in Ontario

41 minutes ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - More than 400 health-sector workers are being laid off in Ontario as the Progressive Conservative government moves to merge 20 agencies into one.
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Health officials warn of possible hepatitis A exposure in Hilton Head, Aiken

Health officials warn of possible hepatitis A exposure in Hilton Head, Aiken

59 minutes ago   |   WYFF

Warning includes Harbour Town Yacht Club in Hilton Head, Popeyes in Aiken
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Want to get rolling? Here are the best fitness trackers for cyclists

Want to get rolling? Here are the best fitness trackers for cyclists

1 hour ago   |   iMore

Cycling is an incredible sport that's enjoyed by many and can be experienced indoors and out. Sometimes it's difficult to track your fitness while cycling. Many fitness...
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Sanofi is leaning on Google's AI and cloud-computing tools for drug advances

Sanofi is leaning on Google's AI and cloud-computing tools for drug advances

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning,
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Obesity leads to higher rates of long-term opioid use for chronic pain, study finds

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds.
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Pa. caregiver accused of lacing couple's cigarettes with rat poison

1 hour ago   |   ABC

An in-home health assistant in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is charged with attempted murder for allegedly lacing cigarettes with rat poison and giving them to the...
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For Planned Parenthood, Abortions Outweigh Women's Health

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics


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The Health 202: Trump wants a new Obamacare repeal plan. His administration is trying to talk him out of it

2 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Republicans remember last time they went down this path.
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

Jamal Khashoggi was injected with sedatives before being suffocated with a...

Jamal Khashoggi was injected with sedatives before being suffocated with a plastic bag, according to a new UN report on the Saudi journalist's murder

Jamal Khashoggi was most likely drugged and then suffocated with a plastic bag, a new UN investigation into his murder has found. The findings come from a report published on... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust

‘Attack squirrel' hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust

Rocky's got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN+ 12 breakdown: Renato Moicano vs. 'Korean Zombie' yields...

UFC on ESPN+ 12 breakdown: Renato Moicano vs. 'Korean Zombie' yields reluctant pick

MMA Junkie Radio co-host and MMA Junkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC's top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 12. UFC on ESPN+ 12 takes place... Read more ...

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four people - three Russians and one Ukrainian - will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors," and aims to serve as an... Read more ...

Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong...

Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong growth in its cloud business

Adobe shares rose more than 4% on Wednesday morning during pre-market trading after reporting better-than-expected revenue and earnings per share. The creator of Photoshop... Read more ...