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June 14, 2019 - 12:54 pm
Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us.
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FILE - In this March 27, 2019 file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y., north of New York City. On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, federal health officials updated the U.S. measles case count, saying 1,001 illnesses have been reported since the beginning of the year. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 14, 2019 - 5:31 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly voted...
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a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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June 13, 2019 - 7:06 pm
New York is moving closer to eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine requirements in the face of the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades.
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June 12, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32.
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June 06, 2019 - 3:21 pm
UPMC Makes Hillman, Children's, Western Psych Open to All Insurers UPMC announcing Thursday it will make all Hillman Cancer Center facilities available to all insurers, including Highmark.
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June 05, 2019 - 2:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - There’s a new twist regarding billing practices in the ongoing dispute between UPMC and Highmark. The two health care giants will part ways June 30th when the consent decree between them ends. UPMC previously announced it would then require pre-payment from any...
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, San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco
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June 04, 2019 - 9:30 pm
San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment
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June 03, 2019 - 5:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world's largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefited is Roszell Mack Jr., who at age 87 is still able to...
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CBD Oil
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May 31, 2019 - 11:21 am
The Food and Drug Administration is holding a public hearing on the scientific data behind CBD oil on Friday.
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The union that represents the LAPD is demanding a cleanup of homeless encampments in the city after one detective who works downtown was diagnosed with typhoid fever and two others are showing similar symptoms
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May 30, 2019 - 9:33 pm
A Los Angeles police detective has been diagnosed with typhoid fever, a rare illness typically spread through contaminated food or water
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