Survey: Exercise and obesity are both rising in US
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Survey: Exercise and obesity are both rising in US

In may seem like a contradiction, but more U.S. adults say they are exercising at the same time more adults are becoming obese

Science Says: How family separation may affect kids' brains
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Science Says: How family separation may affect kids' brains

Doctors have long known that separating families and other traumatic events can damage children's well-being

What's that sound? Singapore scare highlights US concern
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What's that sound? Singapore scare highlights US concern

What's that sound? Singapore scare highlights US anxiety over mystery injuries to those serving in diplomatic outposts

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4 charged with defrauding insurers of more than $200M

Four Mississippi residents have been accused of defrauding insurers of more than $200 million as part a continuing investigation into pharmacies

Opioids a community epidemic in Hannibal
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Opioids a community epidemic in Hannibal

Pastors James Bridges and Larry Hinds both log 70-hour workweeks fighting the growing heroin epidemic in Hannibal, but it isn't enough.

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents
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Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25.

Naloxone saving lives of those who overdosed
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Naloxone saving lives of those who overdosed

A Quincy woman told police she was reading a book to her daughter one evening in November 2016 when she heard a loud thud.

Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana
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Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

Medical group abruptly cancels plans to train doctors about marijuana for pain relief after a federal agency pulls funding

1 more US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents
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1 more US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25.

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's
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New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role