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Senate passes children's mental health bill

The New Hampshire Senate has approved a bill aimed at creating a comprehensive system of care for children with mental health problems

Newer heart valves may let more people avoid surgery
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Newer heart valves may let more people avoid surgery

Studies suggest newer heart valves can let many people avoid surgery

Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate
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Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them

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Class-action status granted lawsuit over kids' seclusion

A lawsuit targeting Iowa's use of seclusion and restraints at a state home for male juvenile offenders has been granted class-action status

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Northam announces advancements in mental health treatment

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said the state's 40 mental health centers are now all offering walk-in mental evaluations.

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Mental health advocates seek state funding to cover costs

Advocates for Nebraska groups that offer mental health and substance abuse services are seeking a boost in state reimbursement that they say would better reflect the actual cost of treating patients

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Groundbreaking on prison mental health center set for Monday

Illinois officials are planning a groundbreaking ceremony for a 200-bed hospital to treat mentally ill prison inmate

Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual
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Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

Researchers say they have traced a cluster of rare infections to blood-shedding religious rituals

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Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

Report says pills can have extra ingredients like gluten, lactose or dyes that may cause problems for certain patients

Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies
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Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

An international group of scientists and ethicists is calling for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes