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Military Announces Plan To Lift Transgender Ban

Posted: 07/14/2015 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered a six-month study aimed at formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, saying the Pentagon's current regulations banning transgender individuals from serving in the military need to be examined.

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Study: Insight Into Reading Woes For Preschoolers

Posted: 07/14/2015 - New research suggests it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle to read - and it has to do with how the brain deciphers speech when it's noisy.

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Initiative to Repeal CA Vaccination Law Advances

Posted: 07/14/2015 - California's secretary of state says the proponents of a ballot measure to repeal the state's new mandatory vaccination law can begin collecting signatures for their effort.

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EU Drug Regulator Starts Safety Review of HPV Vaccines

Posted: 07/13/2015 - The European Medicines Agency says it has started a review of cervical cancer vaccines to see if they are linked to two rare conditions, but emphasized it hasn't changed its recommendations for how the shots should be used.

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Ex-Doc In Vegas Hepatitis C Case Sentenced

Posted: 07/09/2015 - A once-prominent Las Vegas doctor already serving 18 years to life in state prison for the largest hepatitis C outbreak in Nevada history has been sentenced in federal court to almost six years in prison and to repay $2.2 million to insurance companies and the government.

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Medicare To Cover End-Of-Life Counseling

Posted: 07/08/2015 - Medicare said Wednesday it plans to pay doctors to counsel patients about end-of-life care, the same idea that sparked accusations of "death panels" and fanned a political furor around President Barack Obama's health care law six years ago.

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New Jersey Clinic Serves Up Wrong Immunizations

Posted: 07/07/2015 - At least five children were given the wrong immunizations at a health clinic for the uninsured, including a 2-year-old boy who got an "excessive dose" of a cervical cancer prevention vaccine, authorities said.

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Nevada Adds $200K to Patient Dumping Lawsuit

Updated: 07/07/2015 - Nevada officials including Gov. Brian Sandoval have approved more money to fend off a lawsuit that San Francisco filed over alleged psychiatric patient dumping.

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WHO Says Too Few Countries Taxing Tobacco Products Enough

Updated: 07/07/2015 - A World Health Organization report says taxing cigarettes to more than 75 percent of their retail price is the most effective way to reduce tobacco use, but that too few governments levy high enough taxes.

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