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Health & Wellness Features

Health care's future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers

The U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you....
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New trauma unit to help former Islamic State sex slaves

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) -- After their rape and torture by Islamic State extremists for months or years, Yazidi women face ongoing suffering from psychological trauma even if they do manage to escape....
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Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

LONDON (AP) -- While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 - with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 - Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study predicts....
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Anorexic, bulimic woman who fought force-feeding dies at 30

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- An anorexic and bulimic New Jersey woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died three months after a judge granted her request....
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Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

CHICAGO (AP) -- Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims of popular supplements....
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State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem....
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Health law created winners and losers when buying insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through "Obamacare" offers protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says....
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Mosquito saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illness

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine - one that acts against the bugs' saliva....
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Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again....
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Refugee populations drawing doctors to rural Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Dr. Scarlett Gard's passion for humanitarian work took her to India and Bangladesh. After finishing her medical training, she set off for a place she knew had a diverse population in need of doctors: western Kansas....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll
Do you agree with State Senator Eichelberger comments about students who graduate from urban public school systems? <More Info>

Yes
No
Yes
99%
No
1%
Total Votes: 13,600

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Sen. McCain that President Trump's attacks on the media is to suppress a free press or is the accusation levied a political vendetta?

Political Vendetta
80%
Supress Free Press
20%
Total Votes: 12,812