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Nevada health officials are fighting to stop the spread of 'Zombie deer disease.' But you could already be eating infected meat without knowing it, one researcher warns.

Nevada health officials are fighting to stop the spread of 'Zombie deer disease.' But you could already be eating infected meat without knowing it, one researcher warns."Zombie deer disease," which kills deer and elk, has already been reported in 24 states. Health officials are trying to stop its spread in Nevada.



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Swing-state town hall finds voters more consumed by health care, education than Trump impeachment probe

Swing-state town hall finds voters more consumed by health care, education than Trump impeachment probeOf the 31 questions Rep. Susan Wild took from constituents during her Wednesday town hall, the topic of impeachment came up just a few times.



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'You want to wrestle?': Biden offers to prove his health after questions from reporters

'You want to wrestle?': Biden offers to prove his health after questions from reportersDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has attempted to brush off concerns about his age and health by asking a reporter who had questioned if he would release his medical records: “you want to wrestle?”The 76-year-old former US vice-president pledged to provide evidence of his fitness for leadership.



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Doctors alarmed by Trump's health care plan but confused by Democratic presidential candidates' plans

Doctors alarmed by Trump's health care plan but confused by Democratic presidential candidates' plansA day before the Democratic presidential debate in Houston, doctors affiliated with a progressive group held a rally to denounce the Trump administration's proposals to strip Americans of health care coverage.



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Doctors alarmed by Trump's health care plan but confused by Democratic presidential candidates' plans

Doctors alarmed by Trump's health care plan but confused by Democratic presidential candidates' plansA day before the Democratic presidential debate in Houston, doctors affiliated with a progressive group held a rally to denounce the Trump administration's proposals to strip Americans of health care coverage.



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Castro appears to misrepresent Biden's health care plan during debate

Castro appears to misrepresent Biden's health care plan during debateJulian Castro appears to have gotten his attack on Joe Biden wrong and misrepresented part of Biden's plan for which Castro faced criticism online and on-air afterward.



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Trump administration considers monitoring smartphones of people with mental health problems

Trump administration considers monitoring smartphones of people with mental health problemsThe Trump administration is considering a proposal to combat mass shootings which suggests phones and smartwatches may be used to track people with mental health problems.The idea began with Bob Wright, a former NBC chairman and longtime Trump confidant, who first proposed creating a government research arm, called the Health Advanced Research Projects Agency (HARPA), to tackle health problems.



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The Latest: Source: Mental health reason for 2014 gun denial

The Latest: Source: Mental health reason for 2014 gun denialThe official tells The Associated Press on Tuesday that Seth Ator had attempted to purchase a firearm in 2014 but was denied after a federal background check. The official said Ator was able to obtain the rifle used in Saturday’s rampage in West Texas through a private gun sale, skirting the background check process.



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Stop adding THC to e-cigarettes: US health authorities

Stop adding THC to e-cigarettes: US health authoritiesAmericans who use e-cigarettes should avoid adding substances like cannabis and buying products off the street — or consider refraining altogether — while authorities investigate hundreds of cases of severe lung disease among vapers, health officials said Friday. A total of 215 possible cases of pulmonary illness associated with vaping from 25 states are currently being probed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in an update. “CDC recommends that, while the investigation is ongoing, Americans who use e-cigarettes and are concerned about these specific, potential risks of illness should consider refraining from their use, and should not buy them off the street or modify them or add substances in ways not intended by the manufacturer,” the agency said.



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Biden has another blunder when he can't remember the Department of Health and Human Services

Biden has another blunder when he can't remember the Department of Health and Human ServicesJoe Biden's campaign is on defense again after another campaign trail blunder.



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