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In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
AP-NORC poll: Hispanics see barriers to nursing careAP-NORC poll: Few older Hispanics are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.
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A tour bus drives past the Central Park statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims , Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017, in New York.  Critics want New York City to remove the statue in Central Park that honors the doctor who used slaves in developing a pioneering approach to treating physical problems women can develop after childbirth, a call that has gotten louder and gained urgency in the wake of violence that followed a white nationalist rally over the removal of a Confederate statue and sparked national discussions about what should be displayed and honored in the public square.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Critics: Remove statue of doctor who experimented on slavesCritics want New York City to remove a statue in Central Park that honors a 19th century doctor who used slaves in developing a pioneering approach to treating physical problems women can develop after childbirth
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A disabled man sits in his wheelchair while taking part in a protest outside the Labour Ministry in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Hundreds of disabled people joined the protest to express their anger at a government emergency decree that changes the current law and no longer obliges companies with more than 50 employees to hire a number of disabled people or use the services of a department that hires special needs personnel which could lead to 2,000 disabled people losing their jobs. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romania: Protest slams decree on jobs for disabled peoplePeople with disabilities _ some in wheelchairs, others with crutches _ have protested outside Romania's labor ministry against a measure they say could leave them jobless
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APNewsBreak: Utah to obey order for DEA drug database searchUtah will obey a court order to let the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration search a prescription-drug database without a warrant despite a state law designed to protect patient privacy
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. and the committee's ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. are seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The leaders of the Senate health committee say they are scheduling two hearings early next month on how the nation’s individual health insurance marketplaces can be stabilized. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Senate panel plans 2 hearings on girding health insuranceA Republican Senate aide says the Senate health committee is scheduling two hearings early next month on how the nation's individual health insurance marketplaces can be stabilized
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Officials: Do not eat fish caught in Shenango RiverState officials are warning people not to eat fish caught in a stretch of a western Pennsylvania river after tests found extremely high levels of a potentially dangerous chemical
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This undated photo provided by Robinson Calcagnie, Inc., shows Eva Echevarria. A Los Angeles jury on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to Echevarria, a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. The verdict in the lawsuit brought marks the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in courts around the U.S. (Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. via AP)
Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancerA Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
AP-NORC poll: Hispanics lack confidence in nursing homesAn AP-NORC poll finds that few older Hispanics are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.
The Associated Press2 days ago
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, right, listens during an event titled "The Next Pandemic" at the World Health Organization office in Beijing Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Price says China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
US health chief lauds China for help with opioid controlU.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2013 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Don’t make things worse. That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress, now that “Obamacare” seems here for the foreseeable future. The 2018 sign-up season for subsidized private health plans starts Nov. 1, with about 10 million people currently being served through HealthCare.gov and its state counterparts.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Past health chiefs: insurance market stability is the goalThree former U.S. health secretaries of both parties say President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress should make stabilizing health insurance marketplaces their immediate goal
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2015 file photo, professor Stephen Hawking listens to a news conference in London. Noted physicist Hawking has criticized Britain’s health secretary for what he described as the selective use of scientific studies to support changes in the National Health Service. The world-renowned scientist has accused Conservative minister Jeremy Hunt of “cherry picking’’ evidence to support the changes and says the service is at risk. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on serviceNoted physicist Stephen Hawking has criticized Britain's health secretary for his use of scientific evidence to support changes in the National Health Service
The Associated Press4 days ago
Doctor Vu Minh Dien, left, examines dengue patient Tran Thi Xuyen at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more casesVietnam is battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past three weeks stretching its medical system.
The Associated Press5 days ago
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