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Keep the volume down! UN issues guidelines for audio devices
February 12th, 2019  11:52 AM

Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit, amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitized era

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Utah reduces voter-backed Medicaid expansion in rare move
February 11th, 2019  7:53 PM

Utah has passed sweeping changes to a voter-approved Medicaid expansion, slashing the number of people covered and adding work requirements that the Trump administration is expected to approve

Utah reduces voter-backed Medicaid expansion in rare move
Business Highlights
February 11th, 2019  6:10 PM

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What the FDA's actions mean for dietary supplements
February 11th, 2019  4:47 PM

The FDA says it plans to step up its policing of the growing dietary supplements industry

What the FDA's actions mean for dietary supplements
Youth smoking decline stalls, and vaping may be to blame
February 11th, 2019  3:21 PM

A large study shows cigarette smoking rates for U.S. kids have stopped falling, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible

Youth smoking decline stalls, and vaping may be to blame
South Texas company recalls nearly 50 tons of chicken items
February 11th, 2019  12:45 PM

A South Texas company is recalling nearly 50 tons of chicken products due to misbranding and labels not indicating the items contain an allergen _ eggs

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EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks
February 11th, 2019  12:42 AM

The government is looking at how to respond to a public push for stricter regulation of chemicals found on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss

EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks
AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims he's vindicated in Russia probe
February 11th, 2019  12:17 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates an 'announcement' that he's been cleared of collusion between Russia and his campaign during the 2016 election

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims he's vindicated in Russia probe
AP FACT CHECK: Trump swipes progress from Obama era
February 9th, 2019  9:59 AM

AP FACT CHECK: In Trump's estimation, the good times began to roll for the country on the night he was elected, so he doesn't hesitate to claim progress from the twilight of the Obama era as his own

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French yellow vest protester sustains hand injury in Paris
February 9th, 2019  9:40 AM

A French yellow vest protester sustained what appeared to be a serious hand injury during violent clashes with police on the streets of Paris on Saturday in a 13th consecutive week of demonstrations

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump taps false stereotypes about immigrants
February 8th, 2019  5:55 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump taps false stereotypes about immigrants and their impact on economy and society

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Arizona health facility rape spurs video surveillance push
February 8th, 2019  5:52 PM

Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states that laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities

Arizona health facility rape spurs video surveillance push
FDA questions Juul, Altria commitment to combat teen vaping
February 8th, 2019  4:20 PM

FDA questions commitment to stop teen vaping from e-cigarette maker Juul, partner Altria

FDA questions Juul, Altria commitment to combat teen vaping
FDA wants new meetings with Juul, Altria on teen vaping
February 8th, 2019  1:30 PM

FDA wants new meetings with e-cigarette maker Juul and partner Altria, questions commitment to stopping teen vaping

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Long-term care rape in Arizona spurs video surveillance push
February 8th, 2019  10:54 AM

Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states that laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities

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Incapacitated woman's rape spurs push to catch up on cameras
February 8th, 2019  9:17 AM

The rape of an incapacitated woman is driving Arizona to catch up to 10 states with laws or regulations governing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse inside long-term care facilities

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays on immigration myths
February 8th, 2019  1:56 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays on myths about immigrants and jobs, crime and the safety net, back to the days of 'They're killing us'

AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays on immigration myths
Facility where incapacitated woman gave birth to shut down
February 7th, 2019  8:07 PM

A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is shutting down

Facility where incapacitated woman gave birth to shut down
Attorney general sues over patient access to UPMC's network
February 7th, 2019  4:07 PM

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing to stop a split in the relationship between health giants UPMC and Highmark Health that would likely drive up costs for some patients in the Pittsburgh area

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The Latest: Attorney general sues UPMC over patient access
February 7th, 2019  4:04 PM

A lawsuit's been filed by the Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro in an effort to keep health giant UPMC from ending its business relationship with rival Highmark Health

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