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- Oregon Considers Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated and she gets shots herself. But she doesn't like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized. That's why she spoke at a recent legislative hearin...
- Study: Weed 100 Times Safer Than Alcohol Marijuana is safer than alcohol, a new study finds.
- Study: Pills Before And After Sex Can Help Prevent HIV Among Gay Men For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.
- Lawmaker Asks If Women Can Swallow Small Cameras For Doctors To Conduct Remote Gynecological Exams An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.
- Ebola Drug Shows Some Promise In First Tests In West Africa The current Ebola outbreak is the largest in history
- Bill To Expand Concussion Protections Considered By Montana Senators Montana senators are contemplating whether to make it easier for school trainers and coaches to bench an athlete suspected of having a concussion and if that rule should apply to school-sponsored club sports.
- The Story Of Sharing America's Marrow Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.
- Washington Health Exchange Extends Enrollment By 2 Months The Washington health exchange, which signed up another 20,000 people for private health insurance over the weekend, announced Monday it would be giving people two more months to enroll.
- Washington Health Exchange Is Short Of Enrollment Goal The Washington health exchange on Thursday was 81,000 people short of its enrollment goal for the period with just over a week remaining for signups.
- 5 Helpful Tips For A Long Life Want to live a healthy and happy life for decades to come? David B. Angus, MD, author of "A Short Guide To A Long Life," has five tips to have you living well for years to come.
- Study: Super Bowl Team Cities See Rise In Flu Deaths Fans coming together to watch the big game can create the perfect environment to spread the flu virus.
- Doctors Fear Measles Exposure To Super Bowl Patrons About 1,000 people in Arizona near the site of Super Bowl XLIX have been exposed to measles recently, according to health officials.
- Seattle To Debut State's First Marijuana Vending Machine Seattle will soon be home to the state’s first self-service marijuana vending machine.
- Study: High Levels Of Cancer-Linked Chemical Found In E-Cigarette Vapor High levels of formaldehyde are found in e-cigarette vapor, according to a new study.
- Condom Fashion Show To Promote Sexual Health At CWU Students will show off outfits made entirely of condoms as part of sexual health week at Central Washington University.