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Yes, Vaccines Really Are Safe and Effective. Here's Why

19 minutes ago   |   Time

Yet another outbreak of a vaccine-preventable disease - this time measles in the Pacific Northwest - provides another reminder of the importance of getting children fully...
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CDC warns of health risk from Lancaster farm's raw milk

CDC warns of health risk from Lancaster farm's raw milk

1 hour ago   |   Post Gazette

Strain of bacteria used in cow vaccine may be shed in milk. One human case of illness is linked to Miller's Biodiversity Farm.
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Budget amendments seek to close $2.3 billion gap

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is proposing closing up to three state prisons, redistributing health care funding, cutting Medicaid provider reimbursements and finding...
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Venezuela's Health Crisis Spills Over To Neighboring Countries

Venezuela's Health Crisis Spills Over To Neighboring Countries

3 hours ago   |   NPR

Refugees are fleeing to try and get health care. And disease outbreaks across Latin America are being linked back to Venezuela. (Image credit: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images)
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Exercise might improve health by increasing gut bacterial diversity

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Research has suggested that the efficiency with which we transport oxygen to our tissues is a far greater predictor of gut microbiota diversity than either body fat percentage...
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Illinois opioid helpline has received 10,000 calls

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - An Illinois hotline that supports people addicted to opioids and other substances has received 10,000 calls since it was set up in late 2017. The Illinois Department...
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Donald Trump's Christian Adviser Says Evangelicals Who Don't Back President ‘are Spineless Morons'

9 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Pastor Robert Jeffress also slammed Reproductive Health Act as “barbaric.”
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‘Jump Force' Basics: How to Fight and Play Shonen Fighting Game

15 hours ago   |   Newsweek

You and your teammates share the same health bar.
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Busy day 1 of state wrestling

Busy day 1 of state wrestling

15 hours ago   |   KETV

Almost 900 wrestlers taking part in this weekend's Nebraska state wrestling tournament in Omaha. Classes B and C had opening round and quarterfinal matches on Thursday...
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ICE Has Stopped Force-Feeding Detained Immigrants on Hunger Strike

18 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

The U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding all nine Indian immigrants on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration detention center, according to local reports...
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Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...

Snow ice cream is the best use for snow

Snow ice cream is the best use for snow

Snow days just got sweeter. Read more ...

It's a girl! Berlin zoo's baby polar bear has 1st checkup

It's a girl! Berlin zoo's baby polar bear has 1st checkup

Berlin's Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl." Read more ...

Trump 'too unstable to carry out duties,' Weld says while launching campaign

Trump 'too unstable to carry out duties,' Weld says while launching campaign

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld called President Donald Trump incompetent and divisive as he kicked off his presidential campaign. Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

'I could've hung onto it forever': Children's book returned to library after...

'I could've hung onto it forever': Children's book returned to library after 73 years

It's estimated that a late fine would cost a little more than $9,000. Read more ...

Following lung cancer surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

Following lung cancer surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since undergoing lung cancer surgery in late December. Read more ...

Report: Steelers WR Antonio Brown will meet with Art Rooney II in Florida

Report: Steelers WR Antonio Brown will meet with Art Rooney II in Florida

Days after Antonio Brown reportedly requested a trade, he is expected to meet with Steelers owner Art Rooney II in Florida. Read more ...