Health

Two people ask to take a photo with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., center, as the Senate and the House of Representatives shut down for the week-long Memorial Day recess, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Rep. Nadler, whose district covers parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York, has gained notoriety by leading one of the House committees investigating President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plunging ahead despite paralyzing partisanship in the nation's capital, senior lawmakers of both parties Thursday proposed legislation to tackle "surprise medical bills" and other concerns, from prescription drug costs to uneven vaccination rates. The draft bill from Sens. Lamar...
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May 23, 2019 - 9:57 am
One of the Michigan's most feared insects are back.
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inmate
May 22, 2019 - 11:11 am
This comes about a month after a class action alleged "inhumane and unconstitutional" conditions at the facility.
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feathers
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May 22, 2019 - 10:28 am
Their actual warning: Do not “kiss or snuggle” chickens.
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Mi heartbeat coalition
May 21, 2019 - 5:17 pm
The Michigan Heartbeat Coalition filed its initiative wording Tuesday.
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Kids And Cholesterol
In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file photo, Oumou Balde, 4, left, plays with her teacher Jacqualine Sanchez, right, and some pretend food in a pre-kindergarten class at the Sheltering Arms Learning Center in New York in a program that was produced in conjunction with the Sesame Street children's television show to educate children about nutrition and health.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 21, 2019 - 12:38 pm
In the analysis, researchers used 1999-2016 government surveys of 26,000 kids aged 6 to 19 who had home interviews, physical exams and lab tests.
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May 17, 2019 - 7:06 pm
Over 100 medical professionals to be in attendance
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teen obesity surgery success story
In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 file photo, Miranda Taylor, 20, poses for a portrait outside Christ College of Nursing and Health Science in Cincinnati. When she was 16 and weighed 265 pounds, she had obesity surgery. Taylor lost more than 100 pounds, along with severe depression, pre-diabetes and an obesity-related hormonal condition. "I feel awesome. It's like a new life," she says. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm
The study was published by the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the Combating Childhood Obesity conference in Houston.
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May 16, 2019 - 8:56 am
(WWJ) The sex talk -- birds and bees, the 'where do babies come from' talk. Call it whatever you want, but keep talking about it, experts say. The more you discuss sex with your teens, the fewer risks they'll take. WWJ's Laura Bonnell talked to therapist Dr. Joe Kort, with the Center for...
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This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used by conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion nationwide. (Hal Yeager/Alabama Governor's Office via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 9:17 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. "To the bill's many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians' deeply held belief...
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