Health

Protesters march around the Capitol as they rally against the Senate Republican healthcare bill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 29, 2017 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Republicans' effort to pass a health care overhaul and keep the party's promise to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The Congressional Budget Office says Medicaid cuts in the Senate Republican health care bill would...
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Protesters march around the Capitol as they rally against the Senate Republican healthcare bill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 29, 2017 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Republicans' effort to pass a health care overhaul and keep the party's promise to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The Congressional Budget Office says Medicaid cuts in the Senate Republican health care bill would...
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FILE - This March 1, 2012 file photo shows dehydrated placenta capsules in Columbia, Mo. On Thursday, June 29, 2017, health officials advised new mothers about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant’s infection was tied to the practice. (Megan May/Missourian via AP, File)
June 29, 2017 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are warning new moms about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant's infection was tied to the practice. Trendy among some mothers, the practice of eating the placenta after giving birth is believed by some to help with...
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FILE - This March 1, 2012 file photo shows dehydrated placenta capsules in Columbia, Mo. On Thursday, June 29, 2017, health officials advised new mothers about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant’s infection was tied to the practice. (Megan May/Missourian via AP, File)
June 29, 2017 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are warning new moms about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant's infection was tied to the practice. Trendy among some mothers, the practice of eating the placenta after giving birth is believed by some to help with...
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June 29, 2017 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor and southern U.S. counties will get hit hardest by global warming, according to a first-of-its-kind detailed projection of potential climate change effects at the local level. The study, published Thursday in the journal Science , calculates probable economic harms and...
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June 29, 2017 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor and southern U.S. counties will get hit hardest by global warming, according to a first-of-its-kind detailed projection of potential climate change effects at the local level. The study, published Thursday in the journal Science , calculates probable economic harms and...
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June 29, 2017 - 4:02 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued South Dakota on Thursday over the forced use of a catheter to take a urine sample from a 3-year-old boy who was being tested for exposure to drugs as part of a child-neglect investigation. The ACLU filed a pair of federal lawsuits...
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June 29, 2017 - 4:02 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued South Dakota on Thursday over the forced use of a catheter to take a urine sample from a 3-year-old boy who was being tested for exposure to drugs as part of a child-neglect investigation. The ACLU filed a pair of federal lawsuits...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016 file photo, Jose Wesley Campos, who was born with microcephaly, cries during a physical therapy session at the AACD rehabilitation center in Recife, Brazil. The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down, especially if you're pregnant. While cases of the birth defect-causing virus have dropped sharply from last year's peak in parts of South America and the Caribbean, Zika hasn't disappeared and remains a threat for U.S. travelers. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
June 29, 2017 - 3:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down — especially if you're pregnant or trying to be. While cases of the birth defect-causing virus have dropped sharply from last year's peak in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, Zika hasn...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016 file photo, Jose Wesley Campos, who was born with microcephaly, cries during a physical therapy session at the AACD rehabilitation center in Recife, Brazil. The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down, especially if you're pregnant. While cases of the birth defect-causing virus have dropped sharply from last year's peak in parts of South America and the Caribbean, Zika hasn't disappeared and remains a threat for U.S. travelers. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
June 29, 2017 - 3:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down — especially if you're pregnant or trying to be. While cases of the birth defect-causing virus have dropped sharply from last year's peak in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, Zika hasn...
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