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Health minister in Brazil confirms Zika microcephaly connection - Fox News Latino

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Health minister in Brazil confirms Zika microcephaly connection
Fox News Latino
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – Brazil's health minister said Friday that authorities were "absolutely sure" that the Zika virus is connected to devastating birth defects and rejected criticism that the government was slow to investigate the surge of cases ...

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Selling The Health Benefits Of Denver's Tap Water — After Flint - NPR

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Selling The Health Benefits Of Denver's Tap Water — After Flint
NPR
The crisis of contaminated water in Flint, Mich., is making a public health message like this one harder to get across: In most communities, the tap water is perfectly safe. And it is much healthier than sugary drinks. That's a message that Dr. Patty ...

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Hacking of Health Care Records Skyrockets - NBCNews.com

Hacking of Health Care Records Skyrockets
NBCNews.com
For John Kuhn, a simple X-ray after a snowboarding accident turned into an accounting nightmare when the hospital billed him $20,000 for a surgery he never had. "So I had to go down in front of the billing department no less and pull up my shirt and ...


Health department adding needle-exchange site - The Courier-Journal

The Courier-Journal

Health department adding needle-exchange site
The Courier-Journal
Health officials say the new site will open Wednesday, Feb. 17 in a vacant lot owned by the Louisville Metro Housing Authority at 1455 Bicknell Avenue. It will be operated by Volunteers of America, which is under a contract with the city, and open from ...

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ESPN Flips Out When Arcade Fire's Win Butler Praises Canada's Health Care System - Huffington Post

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ESPN Flips Out When Arcade Fire's Win Butler Praises Canada's Health Care System
Huffington Post
While being interviewed after winning the 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, Arcade Fire's Win Butler used the opportunity to launch into a political speech lauding Canada's health care system. But ESPN reporter Sage Steele was having none of it.

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Health reform roils Downton Abbey - Marketplace.org

Health reform roils Downton Abbey
Marketplace.org
Dowager%20countessweb Health policy wonks may not all agree with Maggie Smith's Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey when it comes to hospital policy, but they're fans of her character and this season's plotline. - PBS. This season ...

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5 Health Benefits of Flavonoid-Rich Foods - Yahoo Health

5 Health Benefits of Flavonoid-Rich Foods
Yahoo Health
Gaining less weight is as easy as eating more. Sound strange? It's not; but it is all about eating smart. In this case, eating smart is eating flavonoid-rich fruits and vegetables like apples, pears, and berries, according to research published in the ...


Vaping linked to host of new health risks - Science News

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Vaping linked to host of new health risks
Science News
RISKY PUFFS Many people assume e-cigarettes are a healthier alternative to smoking. But new animal data suggest vaping may pose immune risks — and possibly behavioral and reproductive risks for the children of women who vape during pregnancy.


Hillary Clinton Gets It on Health Care; Bernie Sanders Doesn't - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Hillary Clinton Gets It on Health Care; Bernie Sanders Doesn't
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
In Thursday night's Democratic debate, Clinton and her fellow Democratic candidate for president, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, debated several issues, including health care reform. While Sanders has been advocating for a single-payer, Medicare-for-all ...
What Clinton and Sanders are leaving out of the health care debateWashington Post
Clinton on health care: 'We are not England. We are not France'USA TODAY
Fact-checking the debate: Dems offer iffy stats on donors, health planPBS NewsHour
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Prison health contract under scrutiny - Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel

Prison health contract under scrutiny
Orlando Sentinel
Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones is under fire for signing a $268 million, no-bid contract for prison health services after one of the state's two vendors walked away from a five-year, $1.2 billion deal three years early. Jones signed ...

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