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A health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Pakistani authorities launched an anti-polio campaign in Punjab province as polio remains endemic in Pakistan. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab provincePakistani health official says special anti-polio drive launched in eastern Punjab province
The Associated Press5 hours ago
CVS Is Going to Stop Airbrushing Beauty AdsCVS, which gave up tobacco in 2014 , says it wants to get rid of another unhealthy thing in its stores by 2020: unrealistic images of women. The nation's largest drugstore chain says it is phasing out the use of airbrushed images of models in advertising for its beauty products and...
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FILE - This Aug. 27, 2014 file photo shows Tracy Lynn Garner during her trial in Jackson, Miss. Garner was convicted of depraved heart murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a statement Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, that Garner died Sunday. Depraved heart murder is a killing caused by reckless disregard for human life. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Mississippi inmate in buttocks injection killing has diedAuthorities: Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 in killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has died
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - This Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, file photo shows a CVS drugstore and pharmacy location in Philadelphia. On Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty imagesPharmacy giant CVS says it has a responsibility to think about sending messages of unrealistic body images to girls and young women and will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Want to Sleep Well? Write a To-Do ListWant to sleep well tonight? The secret just might be writing down what you need to do tomorrow. Researchers at Baylor University's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory recently published the results of a study showing that people who write out a to-do list before bedtime fell asleep an average of...
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The logo of Groupe Lactalis is seen as Head of Communication & External Relations, Michel Nalet attends a press conference in Paris, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized French diary giant Lactalis after major supermarkets admitted this week that baby food recalled over fears of salmonella contamination still made it onto French shelves. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Recall of French baby milk products extended to 83 countriesThe head of French dairy giant Lactalis says that a recall of baby milk products due to a salmonella scare has been enlarged to 83 countries, far more than the previous recall in some 30 nations
The Associated Press2 days ago
21-Year-Old Thought Rest Would Take Care of Flu, Died"I just think he ignored it," and it cost him his life, says the mother of Kyler Baughman, a 21-year-old Pennsylvania man who died days after Christmas. The cause: "Organ failure due to septic shock caused by influenza." The flu-related death is getting outsize attention in part because of Baughman's...
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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announces federal approval of Kentucky's Medicaid waiver in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Ky., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.  Kentucky became the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump administration. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
Medicaid work mandate will create uncertainty in some statesChanges are on the way for some Medicaid recipients in states that want to implement a work requirement
The Associated Press2 days ago
Teens, Please Stop Eating Laundry DetergentDear reader, it appears the teens are at it again. ABC News reports the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Procter & Gamble are asking young people to please not put Tide Pods in their mouths "even if meant as a joke." And Tide even enlisted an NFL player to...
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Doc Prescribed Him Percocet. It Was All Downhill From There"It was a miracle I was still alive." So writes a former journalist in describing his battle with opioids—except those words aren't coming from his mouth. They're what a doctor told him in 2012 after reviewing his intake: a prescribed 180 Oxycodone pills a month, and another 60 extended-release...
Newser3 days ago
FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to meet with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump will be the patient, not the commander in chief offering comfort, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital. Trump heads to the medical facility in the Maryland suburbs of Washington on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, for his first medical check-up as president. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump gets 'excellent health" report from WH doctorPresident Donald Trump's White House doctor is declaring him in 'excellent health' after his first medical checkup as president
The Associated Press3 days ago
El presidente Donald Trump se despide agitando la mano mientras aborda un helicóptero en el hospital militar de Bethesda, Maryland, el viernes 12 de enero de 2018. (AP Foto/Carolyn Kaster)
White House doctor: Trump in 'excellent health'President Donald Trump's White House doctor is declaring him in 'excellent health' after his first medical checkup as president
The Associated Press3 days ago
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