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May 25, 2017 5:23 PM

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...
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May 25, 2017 9:03 AM

California judge issues arrest warrant for founder of hot yoga

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered...
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May 21, 2017 10:41 PM

Study: When body starts attacking itself minutes matter to keep organs from shutting down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of,...
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May 19, 2017 2:11 PM

Drinking mugs recalled nationwide following reports of burn hazards

WASHINGTON — Mugs from Pier 1 Imports and Michaels have been recalled due to burn hazards. Pier 1 Imports' chalk note...
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May 18, 2017 5:59 PM

Mother posts scary warning to parents about tick paralysis after young daughter can't walk

A Oregon mother is warning other parents after some scary moments where her young daughter started to have trouble standing and walking....
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May 16, 2017 7:29 PM

NH hospital relief for payouts to patients during Hep-C outbreak

CONCORD — Exeter Hospital's motion to collect damages to cover costs and fees made to patients who were exposed during hepatitis C...
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May 15, 2017 8:25 AM

Hearing Tuesday in Massachusetts on raising tobacco purchase age

BOSTON (AP) - Public health advocates, former smokers, doctors and teenagers are heading to the Statehouse to push for legislation hiking the...
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May 12, 2017 8:21 PM

Friends say New England woman faked cancer for attention, not for money

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) - A Maine woman accused of duping friends and colleagues into thinking she had cancer is facing a charge...
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May 7, 2017 12:35 PM

Funding request for new children's wing in NH's psychiatric hospital called premature

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers aren't sold on a plan to spend $3 million designing a new children's wing of...
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May 5, 2017 4:43 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?

Pregnancy, sexual assault and domestic violence could be considered "pre-existing conditions" that make it hard to keep insurance coverage under the Republican...
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May 5, 2017 11:43 AM

Hassan says 'Trumpcare' bill 'disastrous for the people of New Hampshire'

CONCORD – With the battle over repealing and replacing Obamacare now moving to the U.S. Senate, Sen. Maggie Hassan predicts Democrats in...
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Apr 26, 2017 10:22 AM

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests...
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Apr 25, 2017 10:13 PM

Sununu says fixing 'disarray' in state's mental health services 'not an option but a mandate'

CONCORD – Using blunt language, Gov. Chris Sununu made a personal pitch to end New Hampshire’s shortage of treatment for people battling...
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Apr 24, 2017 12:48 PM

Study finds that 59 percent of children's car seats are being misued

A new study has found that nearly 59 percent of car seats are misused in a way that could reduce effectiveness. ...
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Apr 24, 2017 11:40 AM

3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday....
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Apr 20, 2017 7:06 PM

Poll finds black teens most active on social media apps, have more access to smartphones

Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access...
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Apr 20, 2017 6:43 PM

Frozen chicken nugget meals recalled for possible salmonella contamination in brownie

A recall has been issued for a frozen chicken nugget meal because the brownie dessert could be contaminated with salmonella. The...
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Apr 20, 2017 1:56 PM

FDA further restricts powerful opioid painkiller use in kids

U.S. regulators are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful opioid painkillers, codeine and tramadol, due to risks of...
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Apr 17, 2017 2:15 PM

Poll: Marijuana safer than opioids to relieve pain, but moms shouldn't use

DENVER (AP) — A new national poll says Americans think it's safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain. The...
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Apr 17, 2017 1:14 PM

Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs

Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong...