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Health & Wellness Features

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday....
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Controversial IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian women

ELLENABAD, India (AP) -- To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest....
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Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health benefits....
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Science Says: What's known and not known about marijuana

NEW YORK (AP) -- A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot....
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AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trump's budget director insists the administration's spending plans won't cut Medicaid money, but by any conventional measure of federal financing the health care program for families and the poor is clearly on the chopping block....
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Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

NEW YORK (AP) -- Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in the Miami area last summer, and the virus likely was carried in by travelers from the Caribbean, new research suggests....
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Mentally ill languish in Texas jails despite funding hike

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Though a judge deemed her mentally unfit to stand trial fourteen months ago, Jennifer Lampkin is still sitting in an Austin jail cell because there are no free spots for her at the state's psychiatric hospitals....
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Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall....
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New WHO chief: Planned US funding cuts not a 'closed issue'

GENEVA (AP) -- The new head of the World Health Organization doesn't believe the Trump administration's calls to slash funding for international aid and U.N. agencies like his is a "closed issue."...
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The Latest: Ethiopia's PM hails Tedros election as WHO chief

GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the World Health Organization's new chief (all times local):...
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Opinion Poll

KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll
Is the President's proposed budget that cuts social programs but increases defense and law enforcement a taxpayers first plan? <More Info>

Yes
No
Yes
88%
No
12%
Total Votes: 271

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll
How many city police will move to the suburbs now that the residency requirement has been lifted?

Less Than 50%
50%
Majority of Police
36%
Less Than 10%
15%
Total Votes: 10,055