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These 10 NJ Beaches Have Unsafe Levels of Fecal Bacteria
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These 10 NJ Beaches Have Unsafe Levels of Fecal Bacteria

Ten beaches along the Jersey Shore have tested above allowed sanitation levels for bacteria tied to human and animal intestines and feces. »

Supreme Court Sides With Trump Admin. in Pregnant Teen Case

Supreme Court Sides With Trump Admin. in Pregnant Teen Case

The Supreme Court is rejecting a suggestion by the Trump administration that lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union might deserve to be sanctioned in the case of a pregnant immigrant teen it helped... »

Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo, Big Study Finds
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Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo, Big Study Finds

Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic... »

Scottish Hospital Is Ready to Treat Cryptocurrency Addicts
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Scottish Hospital Is Ready to Treat Cryptocurrency Addicts

A Scottish hospital is ready to begin treating people with cryptocurrency addictions, NBC News reported. Castle Craig Hospital, a residential rehab center that treats alcohol, drug, behavioral and gambling... »

Iowa Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Law Being Temporarily Blocked

Iowa Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Law Being Temporarily Blocked

A judge will temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country from taking effect in Iowa next month under an agreement between lawyers for the state and abortion rights groups. Attorneys... »

Medicare Will Run Out of Money in 2026, Trustees Forecast

Medicare Will Run Out of Money in 2026, Trustees Forecast

Medicare will run out of money sooner than expected, and Social Security's financial problems can't be ignored either, the government said Tuesday in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle... »

Skimping Seniors Still Face Higher Med. Costs: Gov't Report

Skimping Seniors Still Face Higher Med. Costs: Gov't Report

Medicare recipients filled fewer prescriptions for pricey brand-name drugs — but spent more on such meds anyway, says a government report due out Monday. It blames rising manufacturer prices for squeezing older... »

Growing Number of Fatal Crashes Linked to Drug Use: Study

Growing Number of Fatal Crashes Linked to Drug Use: Study

A new study finds that a growing number of drivers involved in deadly accidents are testing positive for drugs, especially opioids and marijuana, NBC News reported. It is unclear, though, whether the drugs... »

4 More Deaths Linked to Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

4 More Deaths Linked to Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in... »

UN Health Agency Backs Away From Call to Tax Sugary Drinks

UN Health Agency Backs Away From Call to Tax Sugary Drinks

An independent World Health Organization panel is backing away from the U.N. health agency's own call two years ago to tax sugary drinks, in a new report on diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes that... »

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