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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 ide...

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Washington & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Weed 100 Times Safer Than Alcohol

Marijuana is safer than alcohol, a new study finds.

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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.

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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.

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Ebola Drug Shows Some Promise In First Tests In West Africa

The current Ebola outbreak is the largest in history

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.


DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.


What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?


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