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Republicans Debate Mini-bailouts For Hospitals

Posted: 02/09/2014 - Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.

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AIDS Patients In Obamacare Limbo As Insurers Reject Checks

Posted: 02/09/2014 - Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana trying to obtain coverage under President Barack Obama's health care reform are in danger of being thrown out of the insurance plan they selected in a dispute over federal subsidies and the interpretation of federal rules about preventing Obamacare fraud.

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REPORT: US Abortion Rate At Lowest Since 1973

Posted: 02/03/2014 - A new report says the U.S. abortion rate has declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13 percent between 2008 and 2011.

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Battling "Sunday Night Blues"

Posted: 01/27/2014 - If you're like many working adults who dread going back to the grind on Monday morning, you're stuck singing the "Sunday night blues."

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W.Va. Official: Spill Company Knew Of Second Chemical

Posted: 01/25/2014 - The company at the center of the West Virginia water crisis immediately knew a second chemical leaked from its plant into the Elk River, and told its workers in an email, according to a state environmental official.

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Food Addicts: New Study Measures Out-Of-Control Eating

Posted: 01/25/2014 - While “food addiction” is somewhat controversial, a new study is shedding some light on women who may actually fit the profile of an addict, rather than simply liking chips and dip.

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FDA Set To Investigate Caramel Coloring Used In Sodas

Posted: 01/24/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration says it is taking a new look at a brown food coloring in sodas and other foods after Consumer Reports said it found higher than expected levels of a potentially cancer-causing agent in some soft drinks.

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$3M Blue Cross Gift Aims For Better Food Habits

Posted: 01/23/2014 - The foundation backed by North Carolina's largest health insurer is putting another $3 million into helping more children in child care to eat healthy and exercise.

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New Regulations Proposed For Car Seat Safety

Updated: 01/23/2014 - For the first time, child car seats would have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes, under regulations proposed today by the government.

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Paternal Obesity At Time Of Conception Can Lead To Overweight Kids

Posted: 01/23/2014 - Trying to conceive a kid who's a chip off the old block? A newly published study out of Australia suggests that prospective fathers trim off excess love handles after finding that paternal obesity at the time of conception can likewise predispose offspring to becoming overweight.

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Nurses, Law Officers Among Those Getting Raises

Posted: 01/22/2014 - More than 3,200 North Carolina state employees have received pay increases from a special fund created by the General Assembly to adjust salaries to retain workers in high-demand fields and for increased job responsibilities.

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Playtex Recalls 1.4M Pacifier Holders

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Playtex is recalling 1.4 million pacifier holders because of concern that a small child could choke if a part of the clip broke off.

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Could Cold Meds Help Spread The Flu?

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Cold and flu drugs that bring down fevers and help patients feel better could be helping the spread of influenza, researchers reported on Tuesday.

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