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Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study

Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study

1 minute ago   |   New York Post

CHICAGO - Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among US women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1...
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MNOSHA Sees Increase In Work-Related Amputations

3 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration is urging employers to redouble their efforts in safety training after receiving an increase in...
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Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies

13 minutes ago   |   Time

A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual-and highly controversial-approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee...
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Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles

Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles

17 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Travelers who passed through Newark Liberty International Airport in late May might have been exposed to measles, according to New Jersey health officials. A temporary visitor...
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CVS to invest $10M to fight e-cigarette use among teens

57 minutes ago   |   ABC

The investment is part of CVS Health's Be The First initiative, a five-year, $50 million effort to "help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation."
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She bridged neighborhoods and Sagamore for Port Covington deal. Can she do the same for Hopkins?

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

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

2 hours ago   |   WYFF

Warning includes Harbour Town Yacht Club in Hilton Head, Popeyes in Aiken
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Pa. caregiver accused of lacing couple's cigarettes with rat poison

3 hours 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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Gregory Polanco keeping close eye on David Ortiz situation

Gregory Polanco keeping close eye on David Ortiz situation

12 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Gregory Polanco is rooting for David Ortiz to regain his health after a shooting in their native Dominican Republic.
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Environmentalist panel discusses pinning down cause of childhood cancers

Environmentalist panel discusses pinning down cause of childhood cancers

13 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

The overarching question is whether shale  gas drilling and fracking is causing childhood health impacts including cancer?
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People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

Terrifying photos show sharks just inches away from people standing in the water. Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hope Hicks arrives for closed-door testimony before Congress

Hope Hicks arrives for closed-door testimony before Congress

Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee. Hicks, once a... Read more ...

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination

Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say that the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the long tenure of male... Read more ...

Jason Mackey's Pirates chat: 06.19.19

Jason Mackey's Pirates chat: 06.19.19

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We regret ‘baseless' accusations by intl probe Russian military complicit in...

We regret ‘baseless' accusations by intl probe Russian military complicit in MH17 crash - Moscow

Russia called regrettable the “absolutely baseless” accusations made by the international investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which said the... 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 ...

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 ...