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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo California Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. The U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. Becerra sued the Trump administration in October challenging the new rules and on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, he said that the changes unjustly target women. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Trump appeals California judge's curb on birth control rulesThe U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control
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Women Who Use Spray Cleaners May as Well Smoke Pack a DayWomen who regularly clean at home or professionally are damaging their lungs in a way comparable to smoking a pack of cigarettes every day for 10 to 20 years due to the inhalation of cleaning sprays, according to a recently published study out of Norway. "We feared that such chemicals,...
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Women's Paternal Grandmas May Be Tied to This Type of CancerSons inherit a baldness gene from their moms, and now scientists are pointing to another parent-child link on the opposite side. Per the BBC , fathers can pass down a gene mutation to their daughters that can raise the risk of ovarian cancer, per a study published Thursday in Plos Genetics...
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Another 22 Children Reported Dead From FluAnother 22 children have been reported killed by the flu, and experts say that, despite signs of slowing, this flu season—the worst in a decade—is still far from over, USA Today reports. According to CNN , 84 children have died from the flu since October. That's two fewer than...
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Even His Victims Are Defending This Alleged KidnapperWanted gang leader Thomaz Viera Gomez has been dubbed Brazil's very own Robin Hood, thanks to his alleged involvement in what may be one of the most unconventional kidnappings ever, reports Newsweek . That's because the two men Gomez, or "2N," is accused of kidnapping on Jan. 27 are nurses who...
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Chart shows how effective this season’s flu vaccine is against specific flu types.
Flu season shows signs of leveling offHealth officials say this nasty flu season, which has been surging for months, may be leveling off
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Euthanasia Drug Found in Dog Food, 4 Brands RecalledFour brands of dog food under the JM Smucker Co. umbrella have been recalled after a DC TV station tested one of the brands and found traces of a euthanizing drug used on dogs, cats, and horses in 60% of the samples. The AP reports that shipments of cans of...
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Cost of This Drug in 2013: $138. Cost Now: $2,979A painkiller that cost $138 a bottle less than five years ago now hovers at close to $3,000—the latest price hike to put the pharmaceutical industry in the spotlight. CNNMoney reports Horizon Pharma's latest increase on Vimovo, which has seen nearly a dozen such rate rises since Horizon...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, activists of the Basel political action committee "March against Monsanto and Syngenta" protest in front of the Syngenta headquarters against the acquisition of Syngenta by the Chinese company ChemChina, in Basel, Switzerland. After a February 2018 announcement, critics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness company Syngenta for violations of pesticide regulations. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP, File)
Critics blast EPA for lowering Syngenta pesticide fineCritics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness giant Syngenta for violations of pesticide regulations
The Associated Press2 days ago
A portion of a drive thru menu panel featuring Happy Meals is seen at a McDonald's Restaurant in Ridgeland, Miss., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. The company will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants. Diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers or chocolate milk with the kid’s meal, but the fast-food company said that not listing them will reduce how often they’re ordered. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menuMcDonald's is moving cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off Happy Meal menu
The Associated Press2 days ago
Chart shows how effective this season’s flu vaccine is against specific flu types.
Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worseThe flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against influenza
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Ban on abortions due to Down syndrome challenged in lawsuitThe ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome.
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