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Student therapy dog can stay in sorority house amid disputeA university student's therapy dog has been allowed to stay in an Ohio sorority house until the courts sort out whether it needs to move because of another student's allergies
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North Korean Defector Is Ravaged by ParasitesAs if multiple bullet wounds weren't enough, the North Korean soldier who defected across the DMZ on Monday has "an enormous number" of parasites posing a risk to his recovery, according to South Korean doctors. "I've never seen anything like this," surgeon Lee Cook-jong says, per the BBC and Guardian...
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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
VA exploring idea of merging health system with PentagonThe Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon's as part of its effort to expand private health care
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Doctors Claim 1st Documented Fatal Marijuana Overdose(The doctors involved in this study have since denied calling this case a definitive marijuana overdose; update here . Original report follows.) In news that could change what we thought we knew about marijuana, as well as alter the progress of marijuana legalization, two doctors in Colorado say they've documented...
Newser14 hours ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, leads applause for House Ways and Means Chair Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, along with Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., during a news conference following a vote on tax reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Republicans passed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes through the House, edging President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first big legislative triumph in a year in which they and their voters expected much more. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclearRepublicans whip a near-$1.5 trillion rewrite of business and personal income taxes through the House
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Cleaning Up After Son's Drug Overdose Likely Killed Mom: CoronerA double tragedy in Pennsylvania, where authorities say a woman may have died because she cleaned up her son's drug paraphernalia after finding him unresponsive in the bathroom—and the son, too, ultimately died of a drug overdose. Theresa Plummer probably absorbed a substance through her skin or had a...
Newser21 hours ago
This photo provided by Genentech, Inc. shows a package of the drug Hemlibra. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration approved Hemlibra, the first new treatment in nearly two decades to prevent internal bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia, an inherited blood-clotting disorder. (Genentech, Inc. via AP)
FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patientsU.S. regulators have approved the first new treatment in nearly two decades to prevent internal bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia, an inherited blood-clotting disorder.
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Agency: Improper wait list used for vets' mental health careWatchdog agency confirms whistleblower claim that Colorado facility kept improper wait lists for veterans' mental health care
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2014 file photo, a doctor injects a patient with a solution he says is rich in adult stem cells, at his practice in Beverly Hills, Calif. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration laid out a strategy for regulating cell-based medicine, amid an effort to police a burgeoning medical field that has received little oversight. (AP Photo/Raquel Maria Dillon)
US health agency to crack down on risky stem cell offeringsU.S. health authorities say they will crack down on doctors pushing stem cell therapies that pose the gravest risks to patients
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017 file photo, Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor, center, is escorted from U.S. District Court in Phoenix. He had been charged with leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid pain medication for people who didn't need it. Kapoor is scheduled for arraignment Thursday, Nov. 16, in federal court Boston. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Drug firm founder pleads not guilty to opioid bribe schemeAn Arizona-based pharmaceutical company founder accused of leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication plans to fight the charges against him and says he'll be vindicated
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this March 23, 2016 photo, a couple who identified themselves as the parents-in-law of Navy veteran Charles R. Ingram visit the memorial at the site where Ingram set himself ablaze outside the Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Northfield, N.J. Ingram went nearly a year without a mental health appointment or medication, one of several serious problems government investigators found with the clinic in a report released Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Michael Ein/The Press of Atlantic City via AP)
Report: VA clinic where vet set self on fire was remissGovernment investigation finds problems with veterans clinic where Gulf War vet set self on fire, died
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, visitors walk toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle in the background at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been identified in Southern California and officials are looking at the possibility there may be a source outside Disneyland, where at least 11 of the patients visited in September, 2017, according to reports.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
California officials probe source of Legionnaires' casesThree new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been identified in Southern California and officials are looking at the possibility there may be a source outside Disneyland, where at least 11 of the patients visited in September, according to reports.
The Associated Press1 day ago
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