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White House promotes latest health care bill

BY CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is promoting a new health care proposal that the president insists will lower premiums and guarantee...

Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS

  BY DAVID CRARY NEW YORK (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to...

Horseman rides across US to bring attention to Agent Orange

  BY JOHN ROGERS SANTA CLARITA, California (AP) — The two things Colt Romberger and his father had most in common, the ones that made them...

AP FACT CHECK: Are Trump’s health-plan protections real?

  BY CALVIN WOODWARD and JIM DRINKARD WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising that the latest Republican health care legislation will cover people with...

Nevada coalition seeks unprecedented insulin refund law

  BY ALISON NOON CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical...

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

  BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE BOSTON (AP) — Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes...

US facing shortage of yellow fever vaccine for travelers

  BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who need a yellow fever shot for travel may soon have a harder getting it. A manufacturing problem...

Livestrong revenue dropped again in 2015, trending up now

BY JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Livestrong cancer charity saw a fundraising and contributions nosedive in 2015 for a third straight year after...

Plan to give health care to every Californian moves forward

BY JONATHAN J. COOPER SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers pushed forward Wednesday with a proposal that would substantially remake the health care system of...

Simulating mom’s womb in research to help earliest preemies

  BY LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and animal testing suggests the...

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UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

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US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks

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