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Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor….

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27 mins ago

Ohio officials closer to finding source of deadly botulism

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say they are closer to finding the source of botulism that killed one person and sickened many more after a church picnic in central Ohio last weekend….

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27 mins ago

Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope the situation prompts other states to closely track their hepatitis C and HIV rates to identify potential clusters of the diseases….

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27 mins ago

Malaria vaccine is a letdown but could still reduce cases

LONDON (AP) — The world’s leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn’t work very well and that initial protection fades over time….

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27 mins ago

Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat – even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections….

KDWN

33 mins ago

Ohio officials closer to finding source of deadly botulism

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say they are closer to finding the source of botulism that killed one person and sickened many more after a church picnic in central Ohio last weekend….

KDWN

33 mins ago

Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope the situation prompts other states to closely track their hepatitis C and HIV rates to identify potential clusters of the diseases….

KDWN

33 mins ago

Malaria vaccine is a letdown but could still reduce cases

LONDON (AP) — The world’s leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn’t work very well and that initial protection fades over time….

KDWN

33 mins ago

Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat – even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections….

KDWN

33 mins ago

Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor….