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CONSUMER CATCH UP: Dodge Darts recalled for rollaway risk, McDonald's drops its premium sandwiches, and 32% of 'gluten free' food in restaurants still contains gluten

4 minutes ago   |   ABC

CONSUMER CATCH-UP: Dodge Darts are being recalled due to a rollaway risk, McDonald's drops its 'Signature Crafted Recipe' sandwiches from the menu, and a study finds 32% of...
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UofL, Department of Public Health offering discounted measles, chicken pox vaccines

UofL, Department of Public Health offering discounted measles, chicken pox vaccines

6 minutes ago   |   WLKY

Louisville's Department of Public Health and Wellness is partnering with the University of Louisville to offer discounted measles and chickenpox vaccinations this weekend.
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Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors

10 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups...
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Brainstorm Health: Civica Rx Headquarters, Lilly Pfizer Pain Drug, Flu Season

10 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Happy Friday, readers! Last year, a coalition of major health systems banded together on an ambitious project to create a nonprofit generic drug company. The would-be firm's...
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Kansas to allow Farm Bureau health coverage avoid ACA rules

14 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Kansas will allow its state Farm Bureau to offer health care coverage that doesn't satisfy the Affordable Care Act. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly decided Friday not to block a...
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Hepatitis C ruling adds to Florida prison health costs

40 minutes ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE - The state may have to pay millions of dollars more in treatment costs for inmates infected with hepatitis C, following a federal judge's ruling Thursday that said...
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Food, medicine shortages hit Cuba, raising fears of new economic crisis

Food, medicine shortages hit Cuba, raising fears of new economic crisis

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

CUBA - Just after 8 a.m., Pura Castell got in line behind about 100 other people waiting for a chance to buy frozen chicken legs. For two hours she leaned on her cane watching...
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Fourth measles case confirmed in Baltimore County

Fourth measles case confirmed in Baltimore County

1 hour ago   |   WBALTV

The Maryland Department of Health has confirmed a fourth measles in a Maryland resident.
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Amid Opioid Prescriber Crackdown, Health Officials Reach Out To Pain Patients

Amid Opioid Prescriber Crackdown, Health Officials Reach Out To Pain Patients

1 hour ago   |   NPR

After 53 health care workers were indicted for illegally prescribing opioids in Appalachia, local health agencies are trying to make sure chronic pain patients don't fall...
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Americans Can Agree on One Thing About Mueller Report: Disgust with Country's Leaders

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

People of all political persuasions shared one feeling: disgust with the country's leaders and a sense that important issues, such as health care, continued to be ignored.
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No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl, prosecutor says

The fifth grader from South Carolina died of natural causes following a fight at her elementary school. Read more ...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children testify about years of torture

The parents each spoke before the sentencing."I'm sorry for everything I've done to hurt my children," Louise Turpin said. Read more ...

‘Horror House' parents David and Louise Turpin get life for abusing kids

‘Horror House' parents David and Louise Turpin get life for abusing kids

The depraved couple who tortured and starved their 12 children in a California “Horror House ” were sentenced to life behind bars Friday. David and Louise Turpin - who kept the... Read more ...

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Friday that he will subpoena the Justice Department for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as well as... Read more ...

Democrats Subpoena The Full Mueller Report And Supporting Evidence

Democrats Subpoena The Full Mueller Report And Supporting Evidence

It "falls to Congress to determine the full scope of that alleged misconduct and to decide what steps we must take going forward,” Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler said. Read more ...

Mike Anderson's St. John's introduction included two important guests

Mike Anderson's St. John's introduction included two important guests

A meandering week-long search officially ended Friday when St. John's feted Mike Anderson as Chris Mullin's replacement as the 21st head basketball coach in St. John's history... Read more ...

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into... Read more ...

NFL Draft: Ranking the 10 best fourth-round picks since 2000

NFL Draft: Ranking the 10 best fourth-round picks since 2000

These Round 4 NFL Draft picks turned into stars for the teams that selected them. Read more ...

White Sox's Tim Anderson to be suspended for altercation after bat toss, HBP

White Sox's Tim Anderson to be suspended for altercation after bat toss, HBP

Anderson's bat toss after a home run led to the Royals' Brad Keller beaning him and a benches-clearing scrum on Wednesday. Read more ...

Bennet has successful surgery for prostate cancer

Bennet has successful surgery for prostate cancer

Sen. Michael Bennet had “completely successful“ surgery to treat prostate cancer, a spokesperson said Friday. The Colorado Democrat received a cancer diagnosis last month, at... Read more ...