Kleemeyer 'giving back,' helping fight for rights of amputees
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Kleemeyer 'giving back,' helping fight for rights of amputees

LuAnn Kleemeyer has embraced the role of activist. Kleemeyer has refused to allow life as an amputee -- she lost her right leg 11 years ago -- slow her desire to live and enjoy life to its fullest.

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Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert
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Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert

Scientists develop a swallowed capsule that might someday be used to spot health problems from inside the gut

FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves
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FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

US health officials warn parents about the risks of some teething remedies; wants companies to stop selling them.

With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again
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With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again

Preliminary data shows U.S. death rates rose again last year, indicating that 2017 likely will mark the third straight decline in American life expectancy

US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads
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US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads

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Rep. Welch demands EPA to release results of chemical study

Vermont Democratic Rep. Peter Welch joins 12 other members of Congress in demanding the Environmental Protection Agency release a study on the health effects of chemical contaminants

AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion
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AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion

AP Interview: Olympic champion Michael Phelps says mental health is his new passion

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain
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Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

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HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Students can learn about career in nursing

Registration is now being accepted for the free "Explore Nursing" camps hosted by Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

UPDATE: Police confirm bomb threat is false claim; lockdown lifted
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UPDATE: Police confirm bomb threat is false claim; lockdown lifted

A lockdown at Blessing Health System was lifted just before 1 p.m. Monday after all areas of the facilities were searched and cleared after a bomb threat.