Health

(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 8:54 pm
DETROIT (AP) - You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, but it does the body no favors, and one partner's health...
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April 23, 2018 - 9:40 pm
Some cans of spinach my contain peanuts.
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April 23, 2018 - 3:16 pm
"When I first woke up, I felt finally more normal."
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Dr. Deanna Lites
April 23, 2018 - 12:55 pm
It's a heart test you may need, but likely haven't heard of. "It took minutes to do, but it saved my life."
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April 22, 2018 - 2:55 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan. The Department of Health says significant outbreaks of the liver-damaging hepatitis A virus have been reported in Kentucky and Michigan...
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April 22, 2018 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world's plastic pollution problem. The problem is so large, though, that scientists say that's not nearly enough. Australian scientists Denise Hardesty and Chris Wilcox estimate, using...
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pollution
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April 21, 2018 - 4:41 pm
How clean is the air we breathe? Not very, apparently.
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April 20, 2018 - 6:53 pm
The CDC recommends avoiding all romaine lettuce.
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oxycodone
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April 19, 2018 - 10:05 am
It's the biggest drop in 25 years.
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April 18, 2018 - 11:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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