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Not in my office, some doctors tell unvaccinated patients

By Julie Borg
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Health | In the wake of the multistate measles outbreak that has infected more than 100 Americans, some doctors refuse to see children whose parents won’t have them…

Midday Roundup: Going to Disneyland? Make sure you’ve had your shots

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Sick days. Health officials in California this week warned people who have not been vaccinated for measles to stay away from Disneyland in Anaheim, the…

Is U.S. mental health policy penny wise and pound foolish?

By Julie Borg
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Mental illness | The rate of incarceration for mentally ill patients is climbing as a result of Medicaid tightening control on certain antipsychotic medications, according to…

Germ-tainted breast milk sold Craiglist-style

By Mark Russell
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Health | An online market has sprung up to supply the enormous demand for what is being called liquid gold—donor breast milk. But let the buyer beware: Unscreened…

Missouri lawmakers override veto of birth control bill

Missouri lawmakers override veto of birth control bill

By Whitney Williams
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Congress | Missouri lawmakers enacted new religious exemptions from insurance coverage of birth control Wednesday, overriding a gubernatorial veto, and delivering a…

Human catastrophe

Human catastrophe

By Lynde Langdon
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Public Health | Far from going the way of the sanitarium and the tenement house, tuberculosis has found a drug-resistant new life of its own

 
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