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Brazil investigating dozens of suspected yellow fever casesBrazilian authorities say they've now confirmed 47 cases of yellow fever, and 25 deaths
The Associated Press15 hours ago
President Donald Trump, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, signs his first executive order on health care, Friday, Jan, 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'President Donald Trump's executive order targeting the sweeping "Obamacare" health care law gives federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure
The Associated Press1 day ago
Correction: Police-Mental Health storyCorrection: Police-Mental Health story
The Associated Press1 day ago
Bogus doctor performed physicals at Philadelphia high schoolAuthorities are investigating how a woman with phony medical credentials ended up giving physicals last year at a Philadelphia public high school
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this photo provided by the University of Hawaii, six carefully selected scientists entered a geodesic dome called Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation, or HI-SEAS, located 8,200 feet above sea level on Mauna Loa on the island of Hawaii, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. The four men and two women moved into their new simulated space home Thursday afternoon, as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars. (University of Hawaii via AP)
Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in domeCrammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE – In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, following a ceremony where President Barack Obama honored the 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team, answers questions from reporters outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington. Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health care law now have their hands out in hopes the GOP Congress comes up with a new formula to provide insurance for low-income Americans. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
GOP governors who turned down Medicaid money have hands outRepublican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, a player holds a selection of playing cards, during a game, in Coventry. Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain. The Court of Appeal in London on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 upheld an October 2015 ruling backing Sport England’s refusal to put bridge in the same category as badminton, billiards and ballroom dancing. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP, File)
UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sportBridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain
The Associated Press3 days ago
Study: Texas abortions declined as clinics got farther awayResearchers say abortions declined throughout Texas after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from a remaining clinic
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2006 file photo, a doctor holds a vial of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil in his Chicago office. A national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have mostly silent infections caused by the sexually-transmitted human papilloma virus, and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. The study was released Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infectionsNearly half of US men have HPV infections; 1 in 4 have cancer-linked strains
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2006 file photo, a doctor holds a vial of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil in his Chicago office. A national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have mostly silent infections caused by the sexually-transmitted human papilloma virus, and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. The study was released Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infectionsReport: Nearly half of US men have HPV infections; 1 in 4 have cancer-linked strains
The Associated Press3 days ago
German lawmakers back plan for cannabis prescriptionsGerman lawmakers have approved legislation that will allow some patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication
The Associated Press3 days ago
Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurantsThe Czech Republic is one step away from losing its status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe
The Associated Press3 days ago
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