pills
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Physician assistant jailed for selling $710K in painkillers

A New York physician assistant who pocketed $710,000 by illegally selling the painkiller oxycodone has been sentenced to five years in prison.
baby
2 days ago
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Number of U.S. women taking maternity leave stagnant for 22 years

The number of women in the United States who take maternity leave has remained stagnant for the past 22 years, despite factors that suggest it should be increasing, according to a new study.
A Columbus County resident was charged with animal cruelty for the conditions this and two other dogs were living in at a home near Delco on Jan. 17, 2017. (Photo: Columbus County Animal Control)
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Charges filed in Columbus County animal cruelty case

A magistrate has filed criminal summonses in an animal cruelty case in Columbus County.
Men's Health
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Study shows 1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infections

The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers.
menshealth
3 days ago
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Insurance equality? States push for cost-free vasectomies

Vasectomies, which are not covered under President Barack Obama's health care law, are increasingly being included in state measures that would require insurers to provide cost-free coverage of birth control.
Former President George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush react during remarks by President George W. Bush during the Christening Ceremony for the George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in Newport News, VA, on Oct. 7, 2006. (Photo: Eric Draper)
3 days ago
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George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara both hospitalized

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Houston's Methodist Hospital to address a respiratory problem from pneumonia.
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3 days ago
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Iowa bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later.
healthcare
4 days ago
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CBO: Repealing ACA could mean 32 million would lose insurance

If a replacement plan isn’t implemented following the dismantling of the law, CBO estimates that 18 million people would become uninsured in the first year, and premiums would rise by 20 to 25 percent for individual policies purchased through marketplaces or directly from insurers.
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