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Free e-book aims to spark talk on ‘culture of health’Roxane Gay, Pam Belluck and Martha Wells are among the contributors to a free e-book story compilation supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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FILE - This May 26, 2009 file photo shows a printout from an electrocardiogram machine in Missouri. Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. One new study found that heart attack survivors benefited from a medicine long used to treat gout. Gene-targeting medicines also showed promise in studies discussed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019,  at an American Heart Association conference in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New, old drugs may offer fresh ways to fight heart diseaseDoctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Una Lee Jost, a lawyer from Pasadena, Calif., holds signs supporting Bernie Sanders at the California Democratic Convention in Long Beach, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. She says any delay in “Medicare for All” is a “serious concern” after Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced that getting Congress to pass a fully government-funded, universal health coverage plan would likely not come until the third year of her administration. (AP Photo/Michael R. Blood)
Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ plan reignites health care clashElizabeth Warren wants to move the country to a government-funded health care system in stages over three years rather than immediately push for a full “Medicare for All”
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2009 file photo, feral pigs roam near a Mertzon, Texas ranch. State and federal officials in Montana are marshaling their resources to keep encroaching feral pigs from Canada at bay. Aerial photographs from last year show the population boom in Canada has brought the feral swine within five miles of the U.S. border, prompting Montana to organize a campaign it's calling "Squeal on Pigs" to prevent an invasion of feral swine that would destroy crops and even golf course and landscaping. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Montana seeks to keep feral pigs from Canada at bayOfficials in Montana are marshaling their resources to keep encroaching feral pigs from Canada at bay
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2018, file photo a woman buys refills for her Juul at a smoke shop in New York. California is suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing campaigns. The lawsuit filed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, by California’s attorney general is the latest legal action against Juul. The company faces multiple state and federal investigations into whether its early marketing efforts helped spark the current vaping craze among underage users.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
California sues e-cigarette maker Juul over ads, youth salesCalifornia is suing e-cigarette maker Juul, alleging its past marketing appealed to teens
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. Teen vapers prefer Juul and mint is the #1 flavor among many of them, suggesting a shift after the company’s fruit and dessert flavors were removed from retail stores, new U.S. research suggests. The results are in a pair of studies published Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, including a report from the Food and Drug Administration and federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicating that the U.S. teen vaping epidemic shows no signs of slowing down. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teensPresident Donald Trump is backing away from a ban on most flavored e-cigarettes popular with teens
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, a patient uses an oral test for HIV, inside the HIV Testing Room at the Penn Branch of the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles, in southeast Washington. Free mail-order HIV tests for high-risk men offer a potentially better strategy for curbing disease spread than usual care, according to a U.S. government study published Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in JAMA Internal Medicine, that resulted in many more infections detected - including among friends with whom recipients shared extra kits.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Mailing free home HIV tests helps detect more infectionsStudy shows mailing free home HIV tests to high-risk men offers a potentially better strategy for detecting infections than usual care
The Associated Press18 hours ago
No training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirthsNo training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirths amid economic collapse; ‘I need help’
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Ariana Grande: I'm in 'So Much Pain'Ariana Grande says she's "in a lot of pain" with a weirdly lingering health problem and might have to cancel upcoming gigs—even though it's "the last thing I would ever want to do." People reports that she wrote about her illness Saturday on Instagram , saying "I've been sick since...
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