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A man walks into the Center for American Progress, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at their office in Washington. The major liberal policy group is raising the ante on the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all. Called “Medicare Extra for All,” the proposal to be released Feb. 22, 2018, by the Center for American Progress gives politically energized Democrats more options to achieve a long-sought goal.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' planNew plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Neuroscientist Emily Rogalski poses for a photo in at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago on Feb. 16, 2018. Rogalski is leading a study of "superagers," people in their 80s and 90s who have retained unusually sharp memory, in the hope of finding ways to protect others from memory loss. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Superagers' youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharpWith youthful brains in old bodies, superagers may help scientists uncover secrets of preventing memory loss
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Benedicte Ficq, the lawyer who filed the criminal complaint against the tobacco giants, poses for the photographer in Amsterdam, Netherlands Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. Dutch anti-smoking activists vowed to fight on Thursday after prosecutors rejected their call for a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, on the grounds that such a case would be unlikely to lead to a conviction. Ficq said she will now petition an appeals court to order prosecutors to investigate. (AP Photo/Aleksandar Furtula)
Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco caseDutch prosecutors said Thursday they will not open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, saying such a case would be unlikely to lead to a conviction
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attends a parliament session in Athens, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. In a heated debate set to last more than 14 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandalGreece's parliament voted early Thursday following a marathon 20-hour session to investigate 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal
The Associated Press1 day ago
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signs legislation etting aside about $7.5 million for family-planning and women's health on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 in Trenton, N.J. It's the first bill that Murphy has signed into law since succeeding Christie, who vetoed the spending throughout his two terms.  (AP Photo/Michael Catalini)
Murphy reverses Christie, approves $7.5M for women's healthNew Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign legislation setting aside about $7.5 million in funding for family-planning and women's health.
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, District Attorney John Chisholm discusses criminal charges he filed against three county jail staffers in Milwaukee, for the dehydration death of an inmate in 2016. The Milwaukee District Attorney's Office on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, charged Miami-based Armor Correctional Health Services Inc. with seven misdemeanor counts of intentionally falsifying health records. The company is the latest defendant to face charges in the death of Thomas. (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno)
Prosecutors charge health company in Milwaukee jail deathProsecutors say the company that cares for inmates at the Milwaukee County jail face criminal because employees lied about checking on a man who died of dehydration after water to his cell was shut off
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2005 file photo, Amanda Klopfer reacts as she is given a FluMist influenza vaccination in St. Leonard, Md. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, a federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using the kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner, File)
It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel saysFederal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again
The Associated Press1 day ago
This undated photo provided by Dynavax on February 2018 shows a vial of the Heplisav-B vaccine. It was licensed in the U.S., in November 2017 and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years. (Ryan Skinner/Dynavax via AP)
US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis BFederal advisory panel recommends new vaccine against hepatitis B for adults
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Feb. 20, 2015 file photo, photo shows an arrangement of peanuts in New York. The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped sensitize children to nuts in a major study.  (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment storyCorrection: Peanut Allergy Treatment story
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter opened fire on the campus. Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.  (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health storyCorrection: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story
The Associated Press1 day ago
There's Another Reason to Avoid Heavy DrinkingA new study suggests that heavy drinking raises a person's risk for dementia, especially the early-onset variety. The research, published in Lancet Public Health , looked at 1.1 million French hospital patients diagnosed with dementia from 2008 to 2013. Of those patients, 16.5% of the men and 4% of...
Newser1 day ago
In this Feb. 1, 2012 file photo, Prof. Peter Seeberger, a former Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor  poses with a  molecule model at his laboratory in Berlin, Germany. Scientists in Germany who developed a new way to make a key malaria drug several years ago said Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 they have come up with a technique to make the process even more efficient, which should increase global access and reduce the cost. “This development has the potentiation to save millions of lives by increasing the global access and reducing the cost of anti-malaria medicine,” Peter Seeberger, director of the Max Planck Institute unit working on the issue. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber,file)
Scientists in Germany improve malaria drug productionScientists in Germany who developed a new way to make a key malaria drug several years ago have come up with a technique to make the process even more efficient, which should increase global access and reduce the cost
The Associated Press1 day ago
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