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File--In this April 14, 2014 photo, Hamamatou Harouna, 10, crawls to the restroom on the grounds of the Catholic Church where she and hundreds of others found refuge in Carnot, Central African Republic. Human Rights Watch says people with disabilities in Central African Republic are at high risk during attacks and forced displacement, facing neglect in an ongoing humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
People with disabilities at risk in Central African RepublicPeople with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic amid fighting: Rights group
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This image provided by Roche, and manipulated by blurring the center of the image by the source, to illustrate how vision is affected by the so-called “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration. An experimental drug is showing promise against an eye disease that blinds older adults. Age-related macular degeneration gradually erodes seniors' central vision, making it difficult to read or see faces. (Roche via AP)
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniorsAn experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision
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FILE - This Thursday, July 16, 2015 file photo shows bottles of various flavors of vapor solution, known as "juice," for use in e-cigarettes at a shop in Sacramento, Calif. San Francisco has approved a bill that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the ban on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Supervisors say that nicotine masked in cotton candy, banana cream, mint and other flavors entices kids into a lifetime of addiction. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquidSan Francisco has approved a bill that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Democratic senators hold a hearing hosted by Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., left, with Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., center, and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., about how they say the GOP health care bill could hurt rural Americans, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was expected to push for a vote next week on the legislation, which would eliminate much of Obama's 2010 overhaul and leave government with a diminished role in providing coverage and helping people afford it. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxesTop Senate Republicans are preparing to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa (81) celebrate his game winning goal as Duncan Keith (2) watches during the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, in Chicago. Hossa will miss the entire 2017-18 NHL season because of a progressive skin disorder, the team announced the news early Wednesday, June 21, 2017 (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Blackhawks' Hossa to miss next season with skin disorderChicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, a woman receives a flu vaccine shot at a community fair in Brownsville, Texas. On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, U.S. health officials released new estimates showing the previous winter’s flu vaccine was ineffective in protecting older Americans against the illness, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winterOfficials: Last winter's flu vaccine was essentially ineffective in protecting older Americans against the illness
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, meets with reporters following a closed-door strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Sen. McConnell says Republicans will have a "discussion draft" of a GOP-only bill scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law by Thursday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penaltiesSources say top Senate Republicans are finalizing their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law
The Associated Press14 hours ago
This image provided by Roche, and manipulated by blurring the center of the image by the source, to illustrate how vision is affected by the so-called “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration. An experimental drug is showing promise against an eye disease that blinds older adults. Age-related macular degeneration gradually erodes seniors' central vision, making it difficult to read or see faces. (Roche via AP)
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniorsAn experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, Alan Leafman, center, president of Health Insurance Express, Inc., helps Raquel Bernal, right, and her husband John Bernal, both of Apache Junction, Ariz., navigate the nation's health care insurance system online at the Health Insurance Express store in Mesa, Ariz. Enough insurers are planning to sell coverage through the Affordable Care Act in 2018 to keep the market place working, if only barely, in most parts of the country. However competition in many markets has dwindled to one insurer, or none in some cases, and another round of steep price hikes is expected to squeeze consumers who don’t receive big income-based tax credits to help pay their bill. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Government health insurance markets holding up--barelyEnough insurers are planning to sell coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges next year to keep them working _ if only barely _ in most parts of the country
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, attorney Kim Juszczak uses a fidget spinner while riding the subway in New York. Fidget spinners are among the those on the annual list of hazardous summer toys compiled by World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc., a nonprofit consumer watchdog. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kidsA consumer watchdog group has listed fidget spinners among possible summer hazards for children
The Associated Press16 hours ago
EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proofThe highest court of the European Union says courts can consider whether a vaccination led to an illness even without scientific proof
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Kenya to provide sanitary pads for girls in public schoolsKenya to provide sanitary pads for girls in public schools; many are forced to skip classes
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