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Lawmakers, governor differ on mental health funding details

Political leaders on all sides are prioritizing mental health funding in New Hampshire's next budget, though differences remain in their approaches and appropriations

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Lawmakers eye reforms to prison health review committee

House lawmakers have unanimously approved a bill reforming a committee charged with monitoring prison health care in Delaware. The changes approved Tuesday are aimed at improving the work of the Adult Correction Healthcare Review Committee

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2 health organizations sue to stop new federal health rules

Two health organizations have sued the federal government to stop a new policy creating obstacles for women seeking abortions

Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk
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Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk

New recommendations are urging doctors to prescribe a daily HIV prevention pill to people who are at high risk of getting the virus

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Maryland Senate president says his health is 'largely good'

Maryland's longtime Senate president has told lawmakers his health is "largely good today" as he updated them on his battle with Stage 4 prostate cancer

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Nebraska AG concerned about health care costs, transparency

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says he's concerned about rising health care costs and a lack of transparency that hurts consumers

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds
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Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths

Sleeping with the TV on may make you gain weight
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Sleeping with the TV on may make you gain weight

Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your body clock and lead to weight gain and even obesity.

Jimmy Carter, after hip surgery, back teaching Sunday school
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Jimmy Carter, after hip surgery, back teaching Sunday school

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has returned to teaching Sunday school after time off following surgery for a broken hip

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Colorado a step closer to adopting health reinsurance plan

Colorado closer to creating state reinsurance program to lower health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act individual market