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AP-NORC Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care

WASHINGTON — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes...
Janet Napolitano in hospital with side effect of cancer care

SAN FRANCISCO — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment...
Price says affordability, access key to health care reform

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday that access and affordability were his goals for health care reform, and he...
In Africa, Obama’s presidency couldn’t help but be personal

JOHANNESBURG — Africa was electrified by the rise of Barack Obama, the first U.S. president of African descent. It was in Africa that he...
Stillborn Portland infant highlights Oregon homeless problem

PORTLAND, Ore. — A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. And while...
Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who...
In Price’s Ga. district, what happens after health repeal

ROSWELL, Ga. — Carla Dent is a restaurant owner who steers her employees to federal health insurance exchanges. Eden Purdy helps poor and working-class...
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WASHINGTON — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell on Tuesday introduced legislation to maintain health benefits for retired union coal miners whose companies have declared...
Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

LAS VEGAS — It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who...
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ROSWELL, Ga. — Carla Dent is a restaurant owner who steers her employees to federal health insurance exchanges. Eden Purdy helps poor and working-class...

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