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  1. Vaccine exemptions for students rising in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The number of exemptions being granted from vaccine requirements is growing in Indiana, but state officials say they don't have an accurate count because many parents won't let their child's immunization status be reported. The Indiana State Department of Health reports 233 medical exemptions were granted for kindergartners for the 2013-14 school year.

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  2. Spokane's Cupich to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishopRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    The leadership of the Chicago area's 2.3 million Catholics is changing hands for the first time in 17 years, with the Vatican announcing Saturday that Cardinal Francis George -- who has battled cancer for two years -- will be succeeded by a bishop from Washington state. Pope Francis has chosen Spokane Bishop Blase Cupich, 65, to succeed George, 77, as Chicago's archbishop, Vatican Radio announced.

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  3. Kershaw's 20-win mark under unusual circumstancesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    Clayton Kershaw winning 20 games is no surprise. He did it before, winning 21 games as a 23-year-old three years ago.

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  4. "Take Steps" at Provident Bank Park for the Crohns & Colitis FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's Fairfield/Westchester Chapter will hold its annual Rockland County Walk "Take Steps" on starting at 11 a.m. Sunday at in Pomona. The walk will honor local residents Kathleen Rattazzi with the 2014 Patient Honoree and Dr. Elliot A. Heller with the 2014 Physician Honoree.

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  5. AdviceIQ: 10 key pre-retirement stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... That helps you avoid having to sell investments to raise cash in a down market. 4. Figure out what you will do for health insurance once you retire. Will you seek private insurance or do you qualify for Medicare (available once you turn 65)? Become ...

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  6. North Dakota reports 17 cases of West Nile virusRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Officials say eight people have been hospitalized and one death has been attributed this year to the mosquito-borne virus. State health officials have been monitoring the West Nile virus since 2002 and cases have been reported in every county in North Dakota.

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  7. Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | HON

    As flu season approaches, the best way to stay healthy and avoid infection is to get a flu shot and a checkup, according to an infectious disease specialist. A primary care doctor can vaccinate people against the flu, and also address other health concerns or issues patients may have.

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  8. Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... in non-medical settings like drugstores or worksite clinics. But this push by retailers muscles into an area of health care that was once largely the domain of the family doctor. And that stirs some concern from doctors who want to stay tuned into ...

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  9. 29 interested in growing Minnesota medical potRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Rock102online.com

    The Minnesota Department of Health says it has received 29 letters of intent from people interested in growing medical marijuana under the state's new program.

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  10. Tenn. officials say prescription painkillers downRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... database was required, it flagged more than 2,000 potential doctor shoppers. According to a Tennessee Department of Health study, that number had dropped by more than 25 percent early this year. Before the law went into effect, there was little to ...

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  11. The longer you sleep, the weirder your dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.

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  12. Mountain climb in brother's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Jazz McLearie will be jetting off to climb Peru's Machu Pichu for breast cancer charity Coppafeel. Picture: OX70022 Richard Cave Buy this photo Jazz McLearie, who lives near Didcot, won a national competition to climb The Andes and visit Peru's ancient Inca site Machu Picchu.

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  13. State official encourages flu vaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    Arizona's top health official says it's time to get vaccinated for the flu and to encourage others to do the same. The flu season usually starts in October, and state Health Services Director Will Humble says steps now underway include monitoring reported cases and distributing distribution of vaccines.

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  14. Welfare dependency, school spending drive taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... be accomplished to justify this situation. The other major component of spending by the state is the Department of Health and Human Services. Medicaid, or MaineCare as it is often called, is 23.8 percent of the total spent in this department. ...

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  15. NC teen cigarette smoking down; other use risingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBNS

    ... ts to 8 percent. The use of water-filled pipes called hookahs more than doubled to 6 percent of high school students. Health officials say while the drop in cigarette smoking should be celebrated, the rise in other tobacco use is discouraging.

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  16. Annapolis Woman Tries To Rebuild LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Glass is gone from the storm door. The mailbox took a dive into the flower bed. Don't even ask about the burgundy carpet in the kitchen.

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  17. DeAngelo Williams on mom's breast cancer death: She found out too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams lost his mom in May to breast cancer. He had watched her and her four sisters fight the disease most of his life.

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  18. Pet of the Week: VelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Velma is a 1-year-old brown tiger. Her adoption fee is just $68, which includes a voucher for a veterinarian exam, vaccinations, 30 days of pet health insurance, and a microchip.

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  19. Plastic in toothpaste: Crest agrees to yank plastic microbeads, dentists concurRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... in widespread use in toothpaste products, including a variety of Crest products such as Crest 3D White and Crest Pro-Health. And according to Crest, the product is really used only to provide color to toothpaste." The bead hubbub was brought to the ...

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  20. Voter Intensity Strongly Against ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... open-ended responses as to why they don't like it, their most common answer (29 percent) was that it raises people's health costs or premiums. Their second-most-common answer (20 percent) was that it involves undue government intrusion or coercion ...

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