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Bernie Sanders's Bold Health Plan Puts Democrats in a Bind

Bernie Sanders's Bold Health Plan Puts Democrats in a BindSanders, an early front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, had initially called for phasing out America’s employer-based insurance system in favor of universal government coverage that’s free for patients (that is, outside of the higher taxes they’d pay to finance it).



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Vitamins, supplements have no added health benefits, study contends

Vitamins, supplements have no added health benefits, study contendsA new report says taking supplements could be a waste of money and may even be harmful to your health.



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New York City declares public health emergency, orders mandatory measles vaccinations

New York City declares public health emergency, orders mandatory measles vaccinationsMayor Bill de Blasio says the city has "the power to do this."



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'The party of health care': How Donald Trump is reshaping his strategy post-Mueller

'The party of health care': How Donald Trump is reshaping his strategy post-MuellerDonald Trump used a Grand Rapids rally to debut a post-Mueller strategy that includes reviving battles on healthcare, immigration and other issues.



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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army in West Bank clashes: health ministry

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army in West Bank clashes: health ministryTwo Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in clashes near a flashpoint religious site in the occupied West Bank overnight Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said. The health ministry said Raid Hamdan, 21, and Zaid Nouri, 20, died after being shot late Tuesday by Israeli troops near the Joseph’s Tomb religious site close to the Palestinian city of Nablus. The Israeli army said in a statement explosives were hurled from a vehicle as Jewish worshippers visited the site late Tuesday.



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Israeli troops kill Palestinian during Gaza protests: health ministry

Israeli troops kill Palestinian during Gaza protests: health ministry(This March 8 story corrects to clarify paragraph 11 to show that around 70 percent of Gaza residents are refugees from the 1948 Middle East war or their descendants, instead of “nearly all”) By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, the Palestinian health ministry said, after days of rising tensions along the frontier. The Israeli military said over 8,000 Palestinians took part in the demonstration, throwing rocks and explosives towards soldiers, and that some tried to breach the fence into Israel. Israel’s military said on Thursday it had carried out air strikes on a compound belonging to Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, after explosives attached to balloons were launched from the coastal enclave towards Israel.



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Israeli troops kill Palestinian during Gaza protests: health ministry

Israeli troops kill Palestinian during Gaza protests: health ministryThe Israeli military said over 8,000 Palestinians took part in the demonstration, throwing rocks and explosives toward soldiers, and that some tried to breach the fence into Israel. A spokesman for the military said troops “responded with riot dispersal means and fired in accordance with standard operating procedures”. Israel’s military said on Thursday it had carried out air strikes on a compound belonging to Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, after explosives attached to balloons were launched from the coastal enclave toward Israel.



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Study: Corruption levels linked to health of democracies

Study: Corruption levels linked to health of democraciesBERLIN (AP) — Countries like Hungary and Turkey are growing more corrupt as they become more autocratic, and threats to the American system of checks and balances have knocked the United States out of the top 20 "cleanest" countries, according to a closely watched annual survey released Tuesday.



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Nurse arrested over sexual assault of woman impregnated while in vegetative state in Arizona health facility

Nurse arrested over sexual assault of woman impregnated while in vegetative state in Arizona health facilityA nurse has been arrested for sexual assault after an incapacitated woman gave birth to a child in Phoenix last month, according to police. The child’s birth sparked a police investigation into the Hacienda Healthcare facility, and it was announced on Tuesday that two doctors who had been in charge of the woman’s care were no longer with the company. CEO Bill Timmons resigned from the company earlier this month after the sexual assault and birth.



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UK 'terrorist' stabbing suspect held under mental health law

UK 'terrorist' stabbing suspect held under mental health lawA British probe into a stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve which injured three people is being treated as “a terrorist investigation”, the city’s police force said on Tuesday. The 25-year-old man who was arrested at the scene on Monday night is now being detained under a mental health law, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said late Tuesday. The suspect reportedly shouted “Allah” and “long live the Caliphate” during what GMP Chief Constable Ian Hopkins called a “horrific attack” on three people, including a police officer.



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