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Does your city like to exercise? Find out which areas do and which would rather sit on the couch

There’s the treadmill, jogging, high-intensity interval training, combined group fitness classes, and yoga. It seems like gyms and fitness refimens are popping up more often. But where are Americans the fittest? A new poll put together by Gallup and New report puts Tri-Cities in top 100 exercise communities

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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

LONDON (Reuters) – Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per

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‘Elevated risk’: Officials prepare as deadly Hepatitis A outbreak travels north

Health officials in Multnomah County are watching a deadly outbreak of Hepatitis A unfold on the streets and, predominantly, in the homeless camps of San Diego. They’re also watching that outbreak move north. “There is elevated risk right now,” said City of El Cajon Takes Steps to Combat Hepatitis A …

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CVS to limit opioid drug prescriptions amid national epidemic

Georgia residents who have lost family members to opioid abuse are teaming up with lawmakers to raise awareness about the epidemic. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY , WXIA 5:04 AM. EDT September 21, 2017. Photo: Getty Images. CONNECT TWEET …CVS Health Moves to Limit Access to Opioid Painkillers

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West Nile virus spreads to Lehigh and Northampton counties

Mosquito lava are formed in stagnant water, a good breeding ground for West Nile mosquitoes. (Wiqan Ang / TMC). Kayla DwyerContact ReporterOf The Morning Call. Lehigh County is the latest in Pennsylvania to report a human case of the West Nile virus, …Family of West Covina Woman Killed by West Nile …

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Illinois reports 1st human West Nile virus death of 2017

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017. A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for West Nile virus died earlier this month. Image/CDC. “Although we will Family of West Covina Woman Killed by West Nile Virus Speak …

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Study: Fewer pregnancies, more fetal deaths in Flint after lead levels rose in water

DETROIT — Flint saw fewer pregnancies, and a higher number of fetal deaths, during the period Michigan women and their unborn children were exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water, according to a new research study that reviewed health …Study: Fewer Pregnancies, More Fetal Deaths in Flint After …

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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

LONDON (Reuters) – Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per Integrate HIV/AIDS education In Schools – First Lady

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E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Can Damage Your Heart With Just One Puff

Many turn to e-cigarettes to help themselves wean off nicotine by moving to lower and lower doses, or as a “safer alternative” to tobacco. However, a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found e-cigarettes with nicotine can Nicotine in e-cigs is not only addictive, it might …

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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

LONDON (Reuters) – Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per Integrate HIV/AIDS education In Schools – First Lady