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Denbrock recovering from prostate cancer

Denbrock said he learned he had cancer while undergoing blood tests in June while applying for life insurance.


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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Brandon Sun

More research needed before deciding whether to ban e-cigarettes:Ontario premier

Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday she won't rush into a decision on whether to ban electronic cigarettes in areas where smoking is already off-limits.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine

WFIE-TV Evansville

Correction: People-Bon Jovi-Christie story

In a story Aug. 16 about Jon Bon Jovi accepting a challenge to douse himself with ice water for charity, The Associated Press erroneously reported the charity he was supporting.


Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Medicine, Als

ICE resumes deportations from New Mexico center

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement late Monday that the agency resumes removal flights back to Central America on Aug. 7. Since then, 71 immigrant adults and children from the center have been deported, officials said.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Chickenpox, Artesia, NM


Miss. officials: 2 new cases of West Nile virus

State health officials say two more Mississippians have been infected with West Nile Virus.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Hinds County, MS, Rankin County, MS, Yazoo County, MS

Daily Chronicle

Audit: Illinois overdrew federal Medicaid dollars

Julie Hamos, director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, speaks at a meeting July 11, 2013, in Chicago.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Illinois, Illinois Government

Lexington Herald-Leader

US won't reveal records on health website security

In this Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Washington, DC, Medicaid, Computers, Privacy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

In New Book, Ryan Takes on Stubborn GOP Orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Medicine, Alcoholism, Social Security, Personal Finance, Entertainment

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Charlie Sheen Puts Twist on Ice Bucket Challenge

After being challenged by Ryan Miller, the husband of his Anger Management co-star Noureen DuWolf, Charlie Sheen did what so many celebrities have done recently and took on the ALS Foundation's Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: Charlie Sheen, Celebrities, Medicine, Als

Brandon Sun

Health minister says feds slapping stronger warning labels on opioids

The federal government is putting stronger warning labels on extended-release painkillers like OxyContin in an effort to prevent the abuse of opioids.


Related Topix: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Pain

WLBT-TV Jackson

Doctors ID new ways to get more kids vaccinated

Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Pediatrics, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Richard III's bones reveal luxury lifestyle

Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after he became the king of England.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Wisdom Teeth, Fasting, Autos

The Olympian

Illinois colleges to be smoke-free indoors and out

Quinn said the measure, which takes effect July 1, 2015, applies to all state-supported schools and will protect students' health and help nonsmokers avoid unwanted smoke "on the campuses they call home."


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Smoking, Medicine, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Urbana, IL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Parent-reported cases of disability in children rise

More parents - especially upper-income ones - are reporting that their children have a physical, developmental or mental health disability, a study finds.

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Related Topix: ADHD, University of Pittsburgh, Family, Kids

USA Today

ABC News' Elizabeth Vargas returns to rehab

ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Medicine, Alcoholism

Study: Changes needed in W.Va. to reduce smoking

West Virginia's daily adult smoking rate did not fall below 20 percent of the population between 1995 and 2010.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government

Daily World

Hundreds of bioterror lab mishaps cloaked in secrecy

More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving bacteria, viruses and toxins that pose significant or bioterror risks to people and agriculture were reported to federal regulators during 2008 through 2012, Hundreds of bioterror lab mishaps cloaked in secrecy More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving bacteria, viruses and toxins that pose ... (more)


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bird Flu, Influenza

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Central Indiana lake closes because of bacteria

A central Indiana lake where more than 800 people swim, fish and enjoy water sports every week is closed because of unsafe levels of bacteria.


Related Topix: Central, IN, Fishers, IN, E. Coli

The Washington Post

Have insurers found new ways to avoid the sick?

In this Aug. 11, 2014, photo, Charis Hill, who has a rare form of arthritis that affects the spine, poses in Capitol Park in Sacramento, Calif.


Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Healthcare Law, Law, Sacramento, CA, Health Insurance

WCTV Tallahassee

Another Ebola problem: Finding its natural source

A scary problem lurks beyond the frenzied efforts to keep people from spreading Ebola: No one knows exactly where the virus comes from or how to stop it from seeding new outbreaks.


Related Topix: 9, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Bird Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters