Maddox: State in mental health care crisis
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Maddox: State in mental health care crisis

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox says Alabama, once a leader in providing mental health care, is now in a mental health care crisis

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AP investigation: Drug prices going up despite Trump promise
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AP investigation: Drug prices going up despite Trump promise

President Donald Trump has made reducing drug prices a key promise, but an Associated Press analysis of brand-name prescription drug prices shows it's mostly been business as usual for drugmakers since he took office.

Hogan announces lower health insurance rates
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Hogan announces lower health insurance rates

Gov. Larry Hogan has announced lower health insurance premiums for individual plans on Maryland's health care exchange

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UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

The World Health Organization says that drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men

Cornell review finds academic misconduct by food researcher
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Cornell review finds academic misconduct by food researcher

Cornell says investigation found academic misconduct by prominent food researcher

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Hancock County ambulance coordinator steps down

The Hancock County Board accepted the resignation of Hancock County ambulance coordinator Gabe Smeltser at its regular meeting Tuesday night.

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NBA, union reminds players that mental health help available

NBA, NBPA send letter to players across league reminding them that help with their mental wellness is available

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West Virginia health officer taking March of Dimes job

West Virginia's state health officer is leaving to take a job with the March of Dimes

Macron announces changes to France's health care system
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Macron announces changes to France's health care system

French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled plans to make France's health care system, considered one of the best in the world, more efficient and sustainable for the next 50 years

Local yoga studios help aging boomers keep active
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Local yoga studios help aging boomers keep active

Hannibal's Twisted Juniper Yoga studio caters largely to baby boomers. Classes like Root, Slow Flow and Senior Stretch appeal to boomers who face declining flexibility and mobility. Studio owner Emily Trevathan said the average age of her students is betw