Washington man is 1st in US to catch new virus from China
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Washington man is 1st in US to catch new virus from China

The U.S. has its first case of a new virus found last month in China, but health officials say they believe the overall risk to Americans is low

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Bill to assist UofL with acquisition clears House panel

Kentucky lawmakers have started advancing a proposed $35 million state loan to help the University of Louisville with its purchase of Jewish Hospital

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China
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Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Health officials around the world are keeping a close watch on an outbreak of a new virus in China

Major doctors' group calls for US to assure coverage for all
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Major doctors' group calls for US to assure coverage for all

A major doctors’ organization is calling for sweeping government action to guarantee coverage for all, reduce costs and improve the basic well-being of Americans

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock invests in Colby-Sawyer health programs

Efforts to address New Hampshire's health care workforce shortage are getting a multi-million dollar boost

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness
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US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

U.S. health officials have announced they will begin screening airline passengers from central China for a new virus that is making people sick

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NJ passes laws to preserve 'Obamacare' amid court fight

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a handful of measures aimed preserving the Affordable Care Act

Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities
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Australian wildfire smoke stokes health fears in cities

Fire alarms have been sounding in high-rise buildings across downtown Sydney and Melbourne as dense smoke from distant wildfires confuse electronic sensors

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Bill to create Michigan mental health hotline is approved

Michigan is poised to create a permanent statewide mental health hotline under legislation going to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Lawyers unable to reach new deal over inmate care in Arizona
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Lawyers unable to reach new deal over inmate care in Arizona

Attorneys trying to renegotiate a settlement over health care in Arizona’s prisons say they’re unable to reach a new deal