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Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vaping

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United...
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Third case of EEE in a human reported; ‘most intense' level seen in years

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A third case of EEE has been reported, this time in a man in his 60s in northern Franklin County, sate health officials announced. This latest cases of Eastern Equine...
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License for Pilgrim plant transferred for decommissioning

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

PLYMOUTH - The license for the now-shuttered Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth has been transferred to a private company for decommissioning. The action Thursday by the...
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Seth Moulton to drop out of Democratic primary race

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton plans to exit the Democratic presidential primary race on Friday, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the...
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Indian Country Fights to Protect Its Children and Preserve Its Sovereignty

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic

As president of both the Quinault Nation and the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, Fawn Sharp is a busy person. As of late, much of her time has been dedicated to the...
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Pete Buttigieg Unveils $300 Billion Initiative On Opioids, Mental Health

Pete Buttigieg Unveils $300 Billion Initiative On Opioids, Mental Health

10 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

It's an effort to treat mental illness as a public health crisis, and it's way different from what Trump has been doing.
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How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

11 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a $100 billion plan to expand access to mental health and addiction treatment that coincided with a campaign...
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Democrat Buttigieg wants to save million lives through plan fighting mental health, addiction

11 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent 1 million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at...
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$16B veterans' health project hits major snag

$16B veterans' health project hits major snag

12 hours ago   |   Politico

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie insisted last week that the Trump administration is "on track" with a $16 billion project to connect medical records for the military...
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Democrats take a look at a practical health care approach

17 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

LAS VEGAS - Democratic voters appear to be reassessing their approach to health care, a pragmatic shift on their party's top 2020 issue. "Medicare for All" remains hugely...
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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg received treatment for pancreatic cancer

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg received treatment for pancreatic cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently received radiation to treat a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said on Friday. “The tumor was treated definitively and... Read more ...

David Koch, billionaire conservative donor, dies at 79

David Koch, billionaire conservative donor, dies at 79

Billionaire businessman and philanthropist David Koch - whose financial support for conservative causes transformed him and his brother, Charles, into deep-pocketed bogeymen... Read more ...

Putin To Russian Military: 'Prepare A Symmetrical Response' To U.S. Missile Test

Putin To Russian Military: 'Prepare A Symmetrical Response' To U.S. Missile Test

His remarks come after a U.S. Defense Department test of a modified Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, and the demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between... Read more ...

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a $100 billion plan to expand access to mental health and addiction treatment that coincided with a campaign... Read more ...

Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 race

Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 race

Rep. Seth Moulton is set to end his 2020 presidential bid after failing to gain traction in the polls or with donors. The three-term congressman plans to say in a speech later... Read more ...

Meltdown On Main Street: Inside The Breakdown Of The GOP's Moderate Wing

Meltdown On Main Street: Inside The Breakdown Of The GOP's Moderate Wing

House GOP moderates clashed with the Republican Main Street Partnership following the 2018 midterms, leading many lawmakers to sever ties with an outside group that's been a... Read more ...

Gov. Jay Inslee Quits the Race

Gov. Jay Inslee Quits the Race

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night that he is ending his bid for the 2020... Read more ...

Proud Boys Leader Admits Their Rallies Are For Fighting And Wasting Money

Proud Boys Leader Admits Their Rallies Are For Fighting And Wasting Money

The group brawls with antifa under the guise of free speech. But video exposes its true intentions: violence and wasting public resources. Read more ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to join Fox News as a contributor

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to join Fox News as a contributor

Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor, the network announced Thursday, with her first official appearance set to come on... Read more ...

GOP fundraises off Greenland flap: 'Support President Trump and his efforts...

GOP fundraises off Greenland flap: 'Support President Trump and his efforts to help America grow!'

House Republicans' campaign arm is not only standing behind President Donald Trump's bid to buy Greenland - it's fundraising off it. The National Republican Congressional... Read more ...