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Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions…

Philly soda tax study sees sales dip, health impact unclear

A new study bolsters evidence that soda taxes can reduce sales, but whether they influence health remains…

Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined…

Maryland gov signs 1st-in-nation measure to help uninsured

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a first-in-the-nation measure Monday to make it easier for people without health…

The foods that schools wanted exempt from whole-grain rule

The Trump administration recently rolled back a rule that said foods like bread and pasta have to…

Trump urges vaccinations to prevent spread of measles

President Donald Trump is urging Americans to get vaccinations to prevent the spread of measles.

UN: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time that children under…

Americans getting more inactive, computers partly to blame

Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, spending almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer…

Telemedicine, walk-in clinics cloud role of family doctor

Lisa Love hasn't seen her doctor of 25 years since she discovered telemedicine.

How safe is running a marathon? Heart doctors say it depends

BOSTON (AP) — It was the death heard ’round the running world. In July 1984, acclaimed author…



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