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Sweet sizzlin’ beans! Fancy names may boost healthy dining

BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers tried a big serving of food psychology and a dollop of trickery to get diners to eat their...

Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — The global obesity problem now affects 1 in 10 people in the world, it is rising in...

Zika birth defects in US territories similar to other places

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — A report released Thursday shows Zika had about the same impact on birth defects in Puerto Rico and...

Study finds pregnancy seems safe for breast cancer survivors

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE CHICAGO (AP) — A study gives reassuring news for breast cancer survivors who want to have children. Those who later became pregnant...

Group: 504 Californians got life-ending prescriptions

BY JULIE WATSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — At least 504 terminally ill Californians have requested a prescription for life-ending drugs since a state law...

Poll: Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has called the House-passed health care bill a "great plan," but a new poll finds...

Newspaper: Ohio had more than 4,000 overdose deaths in 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper survey of Ohio county coroners has found more than 4,000 people died from drug overdoses last year in...

India reports its first 3 cases of the Zika virus

BY NIRMALA GEORGE NEW DELHI (AP) — India has reported its first three cases of the Zika virus, including two pregnant women who delivered...

McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

BY ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to...

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans trying to dismantle former President Barack Obama's health care law have run into the same problem that...

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Lee Commission pursuing Edison Farms land for conservation

The Lee County Commission voted to begin negotiations to purchase the piece of Estero wetlands known as Edison Farms. The 4,000-acre property has been high...

Britain’s Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be able to attend the...

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

BY BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republicans can enjoy some breathing room after winning a Georgia special congressional race that morphed...

Citizens’ Insurance proposes rate hike

Property Insurance rates could be on the rise for some around the state next year, as the Citizens Property Insurance Board of Governors voted...