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Tick towns: Researchers target neighborhoods in Lyme effort

BY MICHAEL HILL RED HOOK, N.Y. (AP) — Maybe it will take a village to fight Lyme disease. Or a bunch of them. With a...

Australian class-action case opens over pelvic mesh implants

BY KRISTEN GELINEAU SYDNEY (AP) — More than 700 Australian women in a class-action case against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson that started Tuesday argued...

White House: Trump backs repeal-only health bill as ‘option’

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pressuring wavering senators to back a Republican bill to repeal and replace former President...

Trump suggests just repeal Obamacare, then try to replace it

BY ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump barged into Senate Republicans' delicate health care negotiations Friday, declaring that if lawmakers...

Science Says: Hot dogs minus added nitrites may be no better

BY CANDICE CHOI NEW YORK (AP) — Backyard cooks looking to grill this summer have another option: hot dogs without "added nitrites." Are they any healthier? Oscar...

Science Says: Pregnant or trying? Don’t let Zika guard down

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down...

Merck says new type of cholesterol drug worked in big study

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. said Tuesday that a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths...

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

BY SCOTT SMITH FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular...

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP’s ‘Obamacare’ repeal

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future...

Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

BY DENISE LAVOIE BOSTON (AP) — The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced Monday in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that...

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BY ALAN FRAM and ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he's going to "let Obamacare fail" after the Republicans' effort to...

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Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it...

Federal records: Hastert released from prison in Minnesota

BY CARYN ROUSSEAU and MICHAEL TARM CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from prison in Minnesota and transferred to...