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1 day ago

Lake created by coal waste landslide floods Bosnian highway

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Flooding from a new lake created by a landslide of mine waste shut down one of Bosnia's main highways Saturday and raised fears of further flooding….

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1 day ago

Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

CHICAGO (AP) — As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions….

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2 days ago

Draft GOP health care bill revamps Obama’s health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft Republican bill overhauling the nation's health care law would provide tax credits that grow to $4,000 for people age 60 and up, and let insurers boost rates for older people….

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2 days ago

Poll: GOP should keep money for Medicaid expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Medicaid expansion to the list of Obama-era health care provisions that Americans want to keep. A new poll finds that 8 in 10 say lawmakers should preserve federal funding that has allowed states to add coverage for some 11 million low-income people….

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3 days ago

Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetus

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers pushed forward with a measure Thursday that would effectively ban all abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy, regardless of the medical risks to a woman, by requiring doctors to deliver the fetus and try to save it….

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3 days ago

Montana bill effectively bans all abortions after 24 weeks

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers pushed forward with a measure Thursday that would effectively ban all abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy, regardless of medical risks to a woman….

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3 days ago

Austria’s health minister dies of cancer at age 53

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's Heath Ministry says the country's health minister, Sabine Oberhauser, has died at age 53….

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4 days ago

Adopted kids see long-lasting effects of Romanian orphanages

LONDON (AP) — Romanian children adopted from overcrowded orphanages in the 1990s were more likely to suffer psychological problems as adults compared to other children taken in by British families, according to a decades-long study….

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4 days ago

Adding friendly bacteria to skin lotion wards off bad germs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bacteria live on everyone's skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins. Now scientists are mixing the good bugs into lotions in hopes of spreading protection….

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4 days ago

Health care’s future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers

The U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you….