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Over-the-counter drug literacy a must for tweens and teens

There's so much for parents to talk about with teens heading off to college for the first time. Read more »

Published 8 hours ago

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Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's approval ratings may be languishing below 30 percent, but on Twitter he's as popular as Pope Francis — or so it would seem. Read more »

Published 8 hours ago

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Serenity Now: A calm perch above Jerusalem's hectic Old City

In one of the most contentious tracts of real estate on the planet, serenity is not that easy to find. Read more »

Published 13 hours ago

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CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter. Read more »

Published 14 hours ago

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Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again

After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet. Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Comic Amy Schumer, Sen. Schumer call for better gun control

Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsored by her... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Senate voting on Planned Parenthood, prelude to fall battle

The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes — a potential... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes, study says

Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out. Read more »

Published yesterday

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'Roving rabbis' spread across Montana on kosher mission

Two young Orthodox rabbis have traded their studies in Brooklyn for the back roads of Montana, where they are teaching the far-flung faithful how to keep kosher in Big Sky Country. Read more »

Published Aug. 2, 2015

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Music therapy classes welcome children with special needs

The two boys at Harmony Road Music School banged on the drums, shook rain sticks and rattles, and tried to pick out tunes on the piano. Read more »

Published Aug. 2, 2015

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Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. Read more »

Published Aug. 2, 2015

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From Russia with love: Italian swimmer proposes marriage after gold-medal win

It started with nausea and vomiting. It ended with a winning strategy. And it was punctuated with a marriage proposal. Read more »

Published Aug. 1, 2015

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Steven Moffat on 'Sherlock': How long will the series last?

"Sherlock" fans have grown familiar with the waiting game between TV seasons, but they may be encouraged that show-runner Steven Moffat says he could see it "going on for a long while." Read more »

Published Aug. 1, 2015

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CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy

Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention. Read more »

Published Aug. 1, 2015

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Doctor who was father of in vitro fertilization in US dies

Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, died Friday at a Virginia hospital surrounded by family. Read more »

Published July 31, 2015

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Some Alaska Natives allowed visa-free travel to Russian area

Some western Alaska Natives can again be travel back and forth to Russia's Chukota region without a visa under a decades-old agreement that was recently revived. Read more »

Published July 31, 2015

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Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published... Read more »

Published July 31, 2015

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Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America

U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths. Read more »

Published July 30, 2015

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Government audit finds health law co-ops awash in red ink

Nonprofit co-ops, the health care law's public-spirited alternative to mega-insurers, are awash in red ink and many have fallen short of sign-up goals, a government audit has found. Read more »

Published July 30, 2015

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Hikers drawn to geological gem along Arizona-Utah border; weigh in on The Wave lottery changes

A richly colored geological upheaval along the Arizona-Utah border is one of the most sought-after hikes in the West. Read more »

Published July 30, 2015

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Early retirement: Players call it quits in prime of careers

Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe injury that kept him from being the dominant All-Pro linebacker of his prime. Read more »

Published July 30, 2015

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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down. Read more »

Published July 29, 2015

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Lessons learned from traveling with baby on Puerto Rico trip

We were in paradise, surrounded by lush trees and waterfalls in El Yunque rainforest. But the pint-sized traveler on my husband's back was more concerned about our dwindling Goldfish supply than... Read more »

Published July 29, 2015

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Boy who lost limbs to infection gets double-hand transplant

An 8-year-old Baltimore boy who lost his limbs to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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