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Health & Wellness Features

First hearing in House lawsuit over Obama health law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Obama administration attorneys are urging a federal judge to throw out an election-year lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law....
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NIH: Major study finds earlier HIV treatment improves health

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A major international study sought to settle how soon is best to start HIV treatment - and the advice is don't delay....
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Shocking ads ignite debate about abortion ban in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it....
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Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores....
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US high court: California county drug disposal law stands

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a Northern California county's drug disposal law stand, paving the way for similar ordinances elsewhere....
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Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict

The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax....
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Health law court case winner could be political loser

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser....
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UN: Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, poverty

ROME (AP) -- The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three U.N. food agencies said Wednesday....
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Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip

NEW YORK (AP) -- A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever - a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said....
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Quadruplets born to 65-year-old mom still in critical phase

BERLIN (AP) -- Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum yesterday formally entered the Presidential race. Santorum is an advocate for conservative family values. In 2012, he surprised many by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican Presidential nomination. <More Info>

Likely
Unlikely
Not sure
Likely
51%
Unlikely
29%
Not sure
20%
Total Votes: 3,396

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the U.S. should maintain or raise current military spending in order to maintain air superiority?

Raise Spending:
81%
Maintain Spending:
19%
Total Votes: 40,008