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Health & Wellness Features

Vermont leading US in GMO labeling campaign

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor....
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Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision....
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Ebola death toll in West Africa rises to 147

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa....
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Study: Gene therapy may boost cochlear implants

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing....
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Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) -- While scientists believe the universe began with a Big Bang, most Americans put a big question mark on the concept, an Associated Press-GfK poll found....
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Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

CHICAGO (AP) -- Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests....
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Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who contracted a potentially fatal Middle East virus related to SARS have died as the kingdom detected 17 new cases of the disease....
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Navy OKs changes for submariners' sleep schedules

GROTON, Conn. (AP) -- With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface....
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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw....
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Splashy plan for pool in NYC's East River unveiled

NEW YORK (AP) -- Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be the next great place for a summer swim....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the court-appointed receiver for the August Wilson Center should be removed? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
100%
Total Votes: 4

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates?

Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,194