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Pike County Crazy 8 5K to fund Pikeland Snack Pack program

Proceeds from the third annual Pike County Crazy 8 5K Run/Walk will help feed hungry schoolchildren this year through the Pikeland Snack Pack program. The race is set for Saturday, April 29.

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Key provisions of proposed GOP health care compromise

House Republicans are debating a proposed compromise among hardliners and moderates that might let them advance GOP legislation to roll back much of the current health care law

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment
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Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment, they reported Wednesday

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
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Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Scientists created an artificial womb enough like mom's to help tiny lambs grow for a month _ boosting hopes that it might one day help extremely premature babies

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
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Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Scientists created an artificial womb enough like mom's to help tiny lambs grow for a month _ boosting hopes that it might one day help extremely premature babies

'Superbug' fungus new menace in US hospitals, mostly NY, NJ
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'Superbug' fungus new menace in US hospitals, mostly NY, NJ

'Superbug' fungus is new menace in US hospitals, mostly in New York and New Jersey

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Senate panel considers plan to add mental health beds

Supporters of a plan to increase the number of psychiatric treatment beds in New Hampshire call it a giant leap forward in addressing a growing problem

Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers
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Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers

A hardball health care tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's budget priorities may backfire

Sharon Laser is named Hannibal Regional Auxiliary's Volunteer of the Year
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Sharon Laser is named Hannibal Regional Auxiliary's Volunteer of the Year

Sharon Laser, who has volunteered with Hannibal Regional Auxiliary for 15 years on the sewing committee, has been named Volunteer of the Year.

Illinois lieutenant governor touts telemedicine at SIU center in Quincy
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Illinois lieutenant governor touts telemedicine at SIU center in Quincy

Dr. Robert Abrams, associate professor and division chief for maternal-fetal medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, highlighted the benefits of Telehealth by telephone Monday during Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti's tour of SIU Center for Family Medicine Quincy.