Health

Fireworks
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June 30, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. On average, 280 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Accidents associated with fireworks, outdoor...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2019, file photo, People gather at the state Capitol to rally in support of abortion rights in Sacramento, Calif. The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called "conscience" rule is challenged in a California court. The rule was supposed to take effect on July 22 but the government and its opponents in a California lawsuit mutually agreed Friday, June 28, 2019 to delay a final ruling on the matter for four months. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 30, 2019 - 5:08 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called "conscience" rule is challenged in a California court. The rule was supposed to...
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Hospital
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June 20, 2019 - 6:29 am
Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a "surprise" medical bill, according to a study released Thursday. And depending on where you live, the odds can be much higher.
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June 16, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Some Ragu pasta sauces now under a nationwide recall because the sauce may contain plastic fragments. Mizkan America said there are no consumer complaints or reports of injuries, but the maker of Ragu is recalling the sauces out of an abundance of caution. The recall affects the following products...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday, June 13, 2019, against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. The defendants include Michigan's former health director, Nick Lyon, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He was accused of failing to timely alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that occurred in 2014-15 when Flint was drawing improperly treated water from the Flint River. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
June 14, 2019 - 4:28 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A surprise decision by Michigan prosecutors to drop all pending charges in the Flint water crisis and restart a three-year investigation is a reminder of the legal complexities surrounding the disaster. Seven of 15 people had taken plea deals with no jail time, and their...
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