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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

WASHINGTON — President Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says “there shouldn’t be a panic on this.”

February 08, 2016 2:26 pm Photos

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Kidney from boss means life for Burlington woman

By WILLIAM SMITH

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New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

NEW YORK — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people’s sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what’s known as gay conversion therapy.

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Zika spotlights rare birth defect with a variety of causes

Zika spotlights rare birth defect with a variety of causes

The Zika virus is putting a spotlight on a potentially devastating birth defect that until now has gotten little public attention.

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Therapy dogs make good medicine at Kansas City hospital

Therapy dogs make good medicine at Kansas City hospital

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter makes daily rounds at Children's Mercy Hospital.

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Zika spotlights rare birth defect with a variety of causes

Zika spotlights rare birth defect with a variety of causes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Zika virus is putting a spotlight on a potentially devastating birth defect that until now has gotten little public attention.

February 04, 2016 6:00 pmLoading…
Zika spotlights rare birth defect with a variety of causes

Zika spotlights rare birth defect with a variety of causes

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, Jose Wesley, who was born with microcephaly and screams uncontrollably for long stretches, is attended to in Bonito, Pernambuco state, Brazil. The Zika virus is drawing worldwide attention to a devastating birth defect that until now has gotten little…

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Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte testing possible diabetes cure

Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte testing possible diabetes cure

Pictured above is the delivery system for a potential new cure for life-threatening Type 1 diabetes being developed by Johnson & Johnson and biotech company ViaCyte.

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Research firm: Illinois marijuana market forecast is gloomy

CHICAGO (AP) — A market research company is growing pessimistic about Illinois medical marijuana, telling investors that retail sales could reach just $15.6 million in 2016 due at least in part to moves by Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration to limit the program's expansion.

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Belleville woman is dancing again after stroke

Belleville woman is dancing again after stroke

By WILL BUSS

January 29, 2016 11:15 pmLoading…

Possibility of transplanting arm raises sense of wonder

By SHARI RUDAVSKY

January 29, 2016 11:15 pmLoading…
Task force urges doctors to screen all adults for depression

Task force urges doctors to screen all adults for depression

WASHINGTON (AP) — All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommended Tuesday.

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Task force urges doctors to screen all adults for depression

WASHINGTON — All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommended Tuesday.

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Task force urges doctors to screen all adults for depression

Task force urges doctors to screen all adults for depression

WASHINGTON (AP) — All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommended Tuesday.

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Family tackles results of genetic testing for cancer risk

Family tackles results of genetic testing for cancer risk

By STEPHANIE DICKRELL

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Family tackles results of genetic testing for cancer risk

Family tackles results of genetic testing for cancer risk

Tammy Moore, center, talks with sisters, Joan Willenbring, right, and Pam Hansen at Hansen's St. Joseph, Minn. home Nov. 17, 2015 about their decisions to get mastectomies and hysterectomies after a history of breast and ovarian cancer in their family. (Kimm Anderson/The St. Cloud Times via AP)

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Utah police nearly recaptured fugitive who killed officer

Utah police nearly recaptured fugitive who killed officer

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah police department is grieving for the veteran officer killed while working overtime to pay for his cancer treatments, wrestling with the few facts known about the fugitive with a long criminal history who was nearly recaptured just days before.

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Utah officer was paying off cancer bills when he was killed

Utah officer was paying off cancer bills when he was killed

SALT LAKE CITY — The veteran Utah police officer who was shot to death over the weekend was working overtime to pay for his cancer treatments when he encountered a fugitive who went missing from a drug rehab center for parolees, officials said.

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CDC, doctors have tips to curb antibiotic use

CDC, doctors have tips to curb antibiotic use

WASHINGTON — It’s cold season and time for the miserable trudge seeking antibiotics because mucus has turned green or the cough has nagged for weeks.

January 18, 2016 3:02 pmLoading…

Youths needing lung transplants may have shorter waits

By BLYTHE BERNHARD

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