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Softball field dedicated to local coach diagnosed with brain cancer

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Softball field dedicated to local coach diagnosed with brain cancer


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Ride to a Cure raises money for breast cancer awareness

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Ride to a Cure raises money for breast cancer awareness


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Hair dye may contribute to breast cancer risk

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Hair dye may contribute to breast cancer risk


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McConnell says he's awaiting Trump guidance on health care

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McConnell says he's awaiting Trump guidance on health care


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Confinement hearing set for mental patient who killed girl

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Confinement hearing set for mental patient who killed girl


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Is health care a right or a privilege?

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Is health care a right or a privilege?


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Georgia lawmaker: Can people with HIV be ‘legally’ quarantined?

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Georgia lawmaker: Can people with HIV be ‘legally’ quarantined?


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  • Walk raises $329k for breast cancer research and education
    Walk raises $329k for breast cancer research and education

    , nj.com

    JERSEY CITY -- The waterfront turned into a sea of pink Sunday morning. More than 5,000 people came out for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk and raised $329,000 for research. "Today's walk was a moving example of passion in action," said Natalie Margolin, Community Development Manager. "Our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk ensures no one faces breast cancer alone by bringing the community together, funding innovative breast cancer research, promoting education and risk reduction, and providing comprehensive patient support to those who need it most
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  • Big Stars Shine At The Hollywood Bowl’s ‘We Can Survive’ Concert To Benefit Breast Cancer
    Big Stars Shine At The Hollywood Bowl’s ‘We Can Survive’ Concert To Benefit Breast Cancer

    , losangeles.cbslocal.com

    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — The big stars came to the Hollywood Bowl Saturday for the annual “We Can Survive” concert to raise money and awareness about breast cancer. You could tell this was a very special show for both the musicians and the fans, both on stage and in the crowd, people were sharing stories of their personal connections to breast cancer
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  • McConnell says he's awaiting Trump guidance on health care
    McConnell says he's awaiting Trump guidance on health care

    , sltrib.com

    Sterling, Va. • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. A proposal by two senators — Republican Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democrat Patty Murray of Washington — would extend for two years federal insurance payments that Trump has blocked, in an effort to stabilize insurance markets
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  • Tacaids releases fund for HIV centre, life-prolonging drugs
    Tacaids releases fund for HIV centre, life-prolonging drugs

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Commission for Aids (Tacaids) has disbursed Sh860 million for a state-of-the-art health centre and procurement of life-prolonging drugs for HIV/Aids patients, officials have said. Tacaids executive director Mr Leonard Maboko said yesterday the disbursement came at a critical moment to save lives of Tanzanians considering that most donors had stepped back in supporting the government. He said part of the internally-sourced funds would help the ministry of Health purchase Co-trimoxazole (septrin) worth Sh660 million
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Hospital

  • Kagadi hospital in need of medical workers
    Kagadi hospital in need of medical workers

    , ntv.co.ug

    The parliamentary forum on sustainable development goals has revealed that the state on health and education in rural Uganda may bar it from achieving the global goal of eradicating poverty. The forum was on a visit to health centres and schools in Kagadi, a backwater in western Uganda. Kagadi Hospital, which serves a large number of locals is in an ailing state
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Medical Institutions

  • Why more doctors are embracing scientifically sound integrative medicine
    Why more doctors are embracing scientifically sound integrative medicine

    , latimes.com

    To the editor: We take umbrage at Michael Hiltzik’s column challenging the Samueli family’s $200-million donation to UC Irvine for integrative medicine. Hiltzik is concerned that the donation will “integrate quackery” into the curriculum and “tar” the reputation of the medical school. (“A $200-million donation threatens to tar UC Irvine's medical school as a haven for quacks,” Sept. 22) “Quackery” refers to dishonest practices performed by those who pretend to have special knowledge and skill in some field
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