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In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos

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Nebraska agency unveils plan to improve public services

Nebraska's largest state agency unveils initiative to improve services for children, low-income families and residents with mental health problems and developmental disabilities

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Breast cancer patients have new cosmetic options
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HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Breast cancer patients have new cosmetic options

Quincy Medical Group is offering three procedural options to breast cancer patients. Each of the options us relatively new to the region and designed to improve the cosmetic outcome associated with breast cancer.

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Under-staffed Colorado hospital lifts 'no-breaks' message

State officials say a "no-breaks" message to employees at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo has been revoked

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Capito votes for health care substitute; Manchin votes no

West Virginia's Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has voted to replace the Affordable Care Act with a proposed substitute that was defeated as debate continues on possible overhauls of Medicaid and health insurance

Construction, renovation will impact Blessing main entrance
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Construction, renovation will impact Blessing main entrance

A major construction and renovation project will force most Blessing Hospital patients and customers to use an alternative entrance for about four weeks. The hospital's main entrance at 11th and Spring will close from July 31 through Aug. 31.

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report
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Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

Research on brains of 202 former football players found evidence of disease in nearly all

Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal
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Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal

The Republican-run Senate has rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement. Seven Republicans joined all Democrats Wednesday in a 45-55 vote defeating the plan.

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Kansas senators vote to move forward on health care debate

Both Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran have voted in favor of having the Senate debate health care legislation

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Sen. Capito casts crucial vote to debate health overhaul

West Virginia's Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has voted for the Senate to go forward and debate legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act