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Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decision

Worries over bacteria led to the fateful decision not to apply anti-corrosive chemicals when Flint, Michigan, began drawing water from the Fli…

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Ohio EPA: Town failed to notify some of lead in recent tests

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Tap water samples taken over the last two weeks have found high levels of lead in at least 30 homes in the village, which…

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APNewsBreak: Review critical of workplace safety policy

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An inspection has found the state child welfare agency's safety policy didn't have comprehensive measures to protect em…

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Oklahoma wildfires threaten homes; smoke risky for drivers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Grass fires pushed along by 35 mph wind gusts forced an elementary school to keep some children after hours Tuesday as wi…

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Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

This is a victory for a coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states, including Arizona.

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Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study

CHICAGO (AP) — Guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations,…

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VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

CHICAGO (AP) — Veterans' hospitals compare pretty favorably with others when it comes to treating older men with three common conditions — hea…

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The Top 25 Cold-Fighting Foods

The Top 25 Cold-Fighting Foods

Though you can come down with a cold year-round, the colder temperatures during winter months tend make people more susceptible.

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The Top 25 Cold-Fighting Foods

The Top 25 Cold-Fighting Foods

Though you can come down with a cold year-round, the colder temperatures during winter months tend make people more susceptible.

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CVS meets 4Q profit forecasts, reaffirms 2016 outlook

CVS meets 4Q profit forecasts, reaffirms 2016 outlook

Acquisitions helped CVS Health's fourth-quarter profit climb 13 percent, and leaders of the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager s…

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Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man

NEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists are analyzing a small blue object that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in southern India, after authoritie…

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Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Mosquito-control workers are asking automotive retailers to get rid of old tires in the Florida Panhandle, lining up labo…

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Gov't report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a gove…

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Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drain…

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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mo…

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After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated town

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana commun…

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Citing huge patient load, NY nurses seek rules on staffing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When the emergency room fills up — whether it's a big accident, flu season or a stroke of misfortune — Brooklyn nurse Rose…

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Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fish

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration …

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Good Washington snowpack raises hopes of calmer fire season

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last …

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Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently c…

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An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

WASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.

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Johns Hopkins approved for HIV-positive organ transplants

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients.

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Nobel medicine prize panel official resigns over inquiry

HELSINKI (AP) — The secretary-general of the Swedish panel that awards the Nobel medicine prize has resigned because of an investigation into …

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Duchess of Cambridge: Support children's mental health

Duchess of Cambridge: Support children's mental health

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge says in a new video that she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times…

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4th patient infected during mold outbreak at hospital dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a western Pennsylvania hospital has …

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Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

CINCINNATI (AP) — Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier.

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Storms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satellite

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hours after the rest of the world already knew, North Korea's state media triumphantly announced in a special ne…

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Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerf…

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Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position t…

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