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It's Time to Get Serious about Tick-Borne Diseases

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

The U.S. vanquished malaria and beat back AIDS, but Lyme and other illnesses are raging unchecked
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Report flags ‘hot-spot' regions with high uninsurance rates

Report flags ‘hot-spot' regions with high uninsurance rates

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

A new report out Tuesday flags "priority" areas with the greatest concentrations of people without health insurance in Massachusetts, suggesting strategies to reach those who...
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Cigarettes Can't Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?

Cigarettes Can't Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?

3 hours ago   |   NPR

Though tobacco ads have been banned from TV for about 50 years, the marketing of electronic cigarettes isn't constrained by the law. Public health advocates consider that a...
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Demi Lovato Birthday: Facts, Quotes to Celebrate Singer's 27th Birthday

5 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Demi Lovato is best known for her music, but did you know she's also a best-selling author, "Bachelorette" fan and mental health advocate?
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CDC: About 100 Cases Of Possible Vaping-Related Lung Disease In 14 States

9 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - More cases of lung disease are popping up across the country, possibly connected to vaping . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting...
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Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X family planning program over Trump admin rules

9 hours ago   |   NBC News

“We believe that the Trump administration is doing this as an attack on reproductive health care."
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Death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica rises to 25

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

Costa Rican health officials said they had seized 55,000 bottles of liquor and shuttered 10 places that sold the alcohol.
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Out of gasp: 9 New Jersey residents in hospitals for mystery ailments after vaping

11 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

New Jersey health officials are at a loss to explain why nine patients have been hospitalized after using vaping products. The New Jersey Department of Health issued a health...
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Why NYC is staring down a West Nile epidemic

Why NYC is staring down a West Nile epidemic

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

You thought the germs on the subway pole were NYC's biggest health threat? Nope - turns out the entire design of the city can affect your well-being, for better or worse...
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New effort would ban people from smoking in Independence apartments

New effort would ban people from smoking in Independence apartments

14 hours ago   |   KMBC

The city says restricting smoking is a matter of public health and safety.
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Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

New court filings show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. Read more ...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US missile test, says deputy FM

Russia will not fall for US “provocations” and be dragged into an “expensive arms race,” a senior diplomat said. Washington had earlier test-fired a cruise missile that was... Read more ...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling without permission

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships traveling in Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use... Read more ...

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew "more than 500 kilometers" - a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped... Read more ...

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

A man claiming to be a former military police officer has taken the passengers of a bus hostage on a bridge in Brazil. Armed police have surrounded the vehicle and begun... Read more ...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office is seeking more information about reports that a Hong Kong staff member has been detained in mainland China. “We are concerned by reports that a member... Read more ...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

VIDEO: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

VIDEO: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

Florida deputies are trying to find a man caught on camera swinging a sword at another man during a fight over a discarded cart that was part of a bulk pile of trash. Read more ...