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Pneumonia Shot Fells Hulk Actor FerrignoThe Incredible Hulk was feeling pumped up this week—but with IV fluid, not testosterone-induced rage. On Wednesday night, Lou Ferrigno posted on social media a picture of himself wearing a green hospital gown (naturally) and hooked up to an IV in a medical center in Santa Monica, Calif., noting...
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Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on AmericansThe Supreme Court has twice voted (in 2012 and 2015) to keep the Affordable Care Act in place; it may soon see its third big case related to the health care law. That's because US District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas has responded to a suit from 20 states...
Newser19 hours ago
Suspected food poisoning kills 11 at Indian temple ceremonyPolice say they have arrested three people after at least 11 died of suspected food poisoning following a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple in southern India
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Health insurance sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act are down with just a few days left to enroll in most states, even though premiums are stable, consumers have more choice, and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help. The nation’s uninsured rate could edge up again.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverageSaturday is the deadline for ACA health law coverage in most of the country
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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2018 file photo shows HealthCare.gov website on a computer screen in New York.  A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions and Medicaid for more low-income people. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOPGOP faces new problems with health care policy after judge's ruling against 'Obamacare'
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Fate of Kansas' ban on telemedicine abortions uncertainKansas clinics still don't know whether it will be legal for them to offer telemedicine abortions next year after a state court hearing
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, inmates walk across the grounds of the Idaho State Correctional Institution in Kuna, Idaho. Idaho transgender inmate Adree Edmo has spent most of her prison term at this men's prison facility. A federal judge ruled Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 that the state must provide Edmo with gender confirmation surgery to make her physical characteristics match her gender identity as a woman." (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone, File)
Judge orders Idaho to give transgender inmate gender surgeryA federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2009, file photo, ice fog envelops downtown Fairbanks, Alaska. Three Alaska groups on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, sued the Environmental Protection Agency for a fourth time, claiming the agency has not enforced federal clean air law around Fairbanks, Alaska's second largest city. (Eric Engman/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner via AP, File)
Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in FairbanksThree Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city
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File-This Nov. 27, 2018, file photo shows Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda Md. Two Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month. Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and Jamie Raskin released a statement Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, after meeting with Navy officials this week. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert errorTwo Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month
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'Wild' salmon may be straight from the farm, NY report findsNew York Attorney General Barbara Underwood says more than one-fourth of the seafood her office sampled in a statewide supermarket survey was mislabeled.
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