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2017-08-17
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NEW YORK (AP) — If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn’t you work to stay healthy? You’d quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or..
2017-08-16
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AU TRAIN, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man died on a boating trip he was taking to pour his father’s ashes into Lake Superior. Robert Louis, 59, died shortly after he and six other pass..
SAN DIEGO — SeaWorld says that veterinarians at its San Diego park had to euthanize an orca estimated to be nearly 42 years old. The company said in a statement that the killer wha..
BURNHAM, Maine (AP) — The state medical examiner’s office says a 72-year-old Maine woman died from a heart attack after a --- trespasser jumped into bed with her during a home in..
Paul Lynch’s new novel “Grace” takes place during first year of the Great Hunger, more commonly known in the United States as the Irish potato famine. During that cataclysmic event..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone’s government is urging family members to identify their loved ones’ remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed mor..
2017-08-15
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say actor John Heard, whose body was found last month in a Northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest. The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Off..
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has become the latest state to accuse a drug manufacturer of exacerbating its opioid drug crisis by using deceptive marketing, with the state’s..
On the very day that Nancy McCallum and I were meeting to talk about the Layne Staley Tribute concert next weekend, King County announced there had been a record number of drug-rel..
On the very day that Nancy McCallum and I were meeting to talk about the Layne Staley Tribute concert next weekend, King County announced there had been a record number of drug-rel..
2017-08-14
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The CEOs of athletic wear manufacturer Under Armour and pharmaceutical company Merck resigned Monday from the White House’s American Manufacturing Council — wi..
Pyeongchang lies in mountainous terrain at the uppermost eastern corner of South Korea, about an hour from the border with North Korea. Normally, its proximity to the Demilitarized..
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City taxi driver who appeared to be resting was actually dead in his parked vehicle for about 18 hours. The New York Times says 59-year-old Mehari Bokrez..
CARLISLE, Pa. — Two boys who died while attending the government-run Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania about 135 years ago were returned to the Northern Arapaho tri..
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at the CEO of the nation’s third-largest pharmaceutical company after he resigned from a federal advisory council, citing the..
Some aspects of human evolution are lost to the sands of time, but one thing we know for certain: We stink. The things we do stink, and even the things we do to make things smell l..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX capsule rocketed to the International Space Station on Monday, carrying tons of science research, plus ice cream. As has become customary on th..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul leg..
2017-08-13
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Q. I have had success taking red yeast rice to lower my cholesterol. However, it’s not quite as effective now as in the beginning. My nutritionist suggested trying citrus bergamot...
FILE – In this Dec. 2, 2016 file photo, Bruno Mars performs at the 2016 Jingle Ball at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Mars is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid t..
2017-08-12
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With the arrival of two revolutionary treatment strategies, immunotherapy and personalized medicine, cancer researchers have found new hope — and a problem that is perhaps unpreced..
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged there was a lack of oxygen supply in the c..
2017-08-11
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Jesus Aponte pushes a door open to reveal hundreds of aromatic, spiky green plants, a crop that Puerto Rico hopes will help it ease a grinding economic cris..
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Glen Campbell, 81, the affable superstar singer of “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday in Nashville. Ca..
SOUF, Jordan (AP) — Thirteen animals that had been trapped in harsh conditions in a zoo in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo were evacuated on Friday to a wildlife reserve in Jord..
SEQUIM — Brandan started it. He chucked an orange at Mason, who grabbed it and threw it back across the classroom. Zak, who’d been in a funk, started laughing. So did the girls, Du..
2017-08-10
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SANAA, Yemen — Collapsing on sidewalks and constantly vomiting, some of the Yemeni villagers barely make it to the tiny health center where doctors spread cardboard sheets in the b..
Thursday afternoon, in a ceremony held at Martin Stadium, Washington State honored former Cougars football player Steve Gleason with the Regents’ Distinguished Alumni Award. T..
In a striking advance that helps open the door to organ transplants from animals, researchers have created gene-edited piglets cleansed of viruses that might cause disease in human..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Collapsing on sidewalks and constantly vomiting, some of the Yemeni villagers barely make it to the tiny health center where doctors spread carton sheets in the..
2017-08-09
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A form of immunotherapy gaining ground as a way to treat childhood food allergies has shown promise in treating another rising scourge of children and young adults: Type 1 diabetes..
FOOTBALL fever is just heating up. Fans line up just to catch Seattle Seahawks practices, and the crack and pop of pads off Montlake Boulevard kindles hopes the Huskies will return..
USUALLY, THE BEST time to prune fruit trees is after they have dropped their leaves and are dormant in winter. There are, however, definite advantages to pruning fruit trees in Aug..