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WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republicans say their last-ditch push to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law is gaining momentum. But they have less than two weeks to succeed and face a tough fight to win enough GOP support to reverse the summer's self-inflicted defeat on the…

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CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys general representing the majority of states asked health insurers Monday to encourage pain treatment through means other than prescriptions for opioid painkillers, which are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths a year in the U.S.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Residents living within one mile (1.5 kilometers) of a chemical plant in Baltimore were told to stay indoors for about an hour and a half Monday after an acid spill caused a noxious cloud.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — At Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital, staff members put a diaper on a patient's head, threw food at him, poured water over him, put salt in his coffee, kicked him and placed a mop on his head after cleaning a floor, according to a state report.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state disparities and suggest social isolation, gun ownership and access to health care may be factors.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average premiums for individually purchased health insurance will grow around 15 percent next year, largely because of marketplace nervousness over whether President Donald Trump will block federal subsidies to insurers, Congress' nonpartisan fiscal analyst projected Thursday.

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An Arizona-based pharmaceutical company targeted in lawsuits and criminal investigations over its marketing of a highly addictive painkiller has filed a related patent-infringement lawsuit against a rival drug maker.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A judge jailed former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli on Wednesday after finding that he violated his bail on a securities fraud conviction with a social media posting she agreed posed a threat to Hillary Clinton.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In an animated, campaign-style rally, Sen. Bernie Sanders unwrapped his plan to remake the nation's convoluted health care system into federally run health insurance Wednesday — a costly proposal embraced by liberal activists hoping to steer the Democratic Party in upcoming…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate bargainers have reached agreement to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, and approval of the deal would avert an end-of-month cash crunch for the popular initiative.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican and Democratic bargainers reached agreement late Tuesday to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, a pact that if approved would avert an end-of-month cash crunch for the popular program.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton. Now he's disrupting the party anew, forcing Democrats to take sides over his plan to provide govern…

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CHICAGO (AP) — Taking hormone pills for several years after menopause didn't shorten older women's lifespans, according to the longest follow-up yet of landmark research that transformed thinking on risks and benefits of a once popular treatment.

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WISE, Va. (AP) — They arrived at a fairground in a deep corner of Appalachia before daybreak, hundreds of people with throbbing teeth, failing eyes, wheezing lungs. They took a number, sat in the bleachers and waited in the summer heat for their name to be called so they could receive the me…

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The 7-year-old Rohingya boy lies on a tattered mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital in Bangladesh, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by Myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The display case just inside the front door is filled with the kind of stuff you would find at any sports memorabilia store. Frank Hawkins used to run interference for Marcus Allen back in the day, and there are plenty of signed footballs and pictures of No. 27 in silver and black.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The old Gold Rush town of Nome on Alaska's western coast is trying again to address hard drinking that's deeply entrenched there — this time with a proposed law prohibiting intoxication in public places like the city's main street, where people can be seen stumbling …

MIAMI (AP) — Dozens of personnel from the Environmental Protection Agency worked to secure some of the nation's most contaminated toxic waste sites as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida. The agency said its employees evacuated personnel, secured equipment and safeguarded hazardous materials…

In the whirr of preparations for Hurricane Irma, a needle exchange program in Miami's Overtown neighborhood handed out extra syringes to heroin users. Others trying to break from the drug's grasp picked up advance medication from methadone clinics.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A high-stakes trial that could decide an abortion clinic's fate ended Friday, but the suspense over whether Kentucky becomes the first state without an abortion facility will go on for months.

MIAMI (AP) — On what is likely the last clear day in Florida before Hurricane Irma's monster wind and rain, social workers and police officers are giving Miami's estimated 1,100 homeless people a stark choice: Come willingly to a storm shelter, or be held against their will for a mental heal…

DENVER (AP) — Acrid yellow smoke clogs the skies of major Western U.S. cities, a human-caused fire in the Columbia River Gorge rains ash on Portland, Oregon, and a century-old backcountry chalet burns to the ground in Montana's Glacier National Park.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit against the hospital to move forward and possibly setting up the family to have her care p…

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Dr. Michael Joyner, expert in human performance, Carrie Tollefson, Olympian, Athletics TV Commentator and Analyst, and Host of C Tolle Run, and host Tracy McCray, co-host of Mayo Clinic Radio, discuss how to prepare for running a marathon.

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In 2017, more than 10,000 children from birth to 14 years of age will be diagnosed with cancer and more than 1,000 will die. Childhood cancer is the second leading cause of death for kids up to age 14, surpassed only by accidents. While the news seems grim, there is much hope. September is C…

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The Internal Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic is among the best programs in the world for post-graduate medical training. The program has a long track record of success transforming excellent medical students into outstanding clinicians, researchers, and educators. The program has among the…

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Dr. Emanuel Trabuco, surgeon and chair of the Urogynecology division at Mayo Clinic Rochester, discusses considerations for hysterectomies and options at Mayo Clinic. To learn more, visit http://mayocl.in/2ydDjhZ

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Six out of 10 U.S. parents are choosing to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for their children, according to a recent report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends parents get two doses of HPV vaccine for their children at ages 11 or 12 to protect against …

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Mayo Clinic neurologists Anthony Windebank, M.D., and Nathan P. Staff, M.D., Ph.D., provide an update on current clinical trials with stem cells for the treatment of ALS.

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Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, neurosurgeon, and Dr. Hugo Guerrero Cazares, neurosurgery researcher, discuss brain tumors. Learn more about brain tumor care at Mayo Clinic: http://mayocl.in/2y5VZjV

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An estimated 30.3 million people in the United States had diabetes in 2015. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all diabetes cases.

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With so many southern states devastated by the destruction of recent hurricanes, Maryland is pushing residents to be prepared for any tragedy. Are you ready?

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For more than 40 years, the Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program has been leveraging our nationally recognized expertise to help executives, business owners and entrepreneurs maintain good health. Hear Mayo Clinic physicians describe the program in their own words and see the beauty of our F…

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Retail prices for specialty prescription drugs widely used by older Americans ballooned by an average of 9.6 percent between 2014 and 2015, the highest increase since at least 2006, while retail prices for some generic drugs saw more mixed results, with 11 percent showing price increases according to two new AARP Public Policy Institute reports released Thursday.