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FILe - In this Sept. 19, 2005 file photo, Matthew Roberts of Three Doors Down performs at halftime of the New York Giants New Orleans Saints game in East Rutherford, N.J. The family of Roberts, who died of a drug overdose in 2016, says in a lawsuit that an Alabama doctor fueled the musician’s opioid addiction. In a lawsuit filed recently in Alabama, Roberts’ family says Dr. Richard Snellgrove began prescribing high levels of opioids to the musician in 2006 and continued doing so until days before he died. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
February 08, 2018 - 8:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a longtime guitarist for 3 Doors Down is accusing an Alabama doctor of fueling the rocker's opioid addiction before he died of a drug overdose. Matthew Roberts, 38, was found dead in August 2016 in the hallway of a hotel outside Milwaukee, where he was to perform in a...
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February 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressional budget deal would shift a bigger share of Medicare's medication costs to drug companies, a change that could help limit future increases in beneficiaries' premiums for prescription coverage. Changes to Medicare's popular "Part D" prescription plan headline a long...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016, file photo, Terri Bruce, left, walks toward the state Capitol in Pierre, S.D. Bruce said a new South Dakota bill to ban public school teaching on gender identity in elementary and middle schools would have unintended consequences and send a message to transgender children that "they are somehow not human." (AP Photo/James Nord, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:54 pm
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers will consider banning public school teaching on gender identity in elementary and middle schools, a push that critics say targets transgender students in the same way some states limit the positive portrayal of homosexuality in the classroom. The state...
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February 08, 2018 - 12:53 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian university has published the results of a study on how safe it is to eat snow. Istvan Mathe, a professor at the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow which...
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February 08, 2018 - 12:52 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian university has published the results of a study on how safe it is to eat snow. Istvan Mathe, a professor at the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow which...
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February 08, 2018 - 10:02 am
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health authorities in the West African nation of Guinea are reporting the country's first death from Lassa fever in nearly a quarter-century. The emergence of the hemorrhagic virus has created anxiety in Guinea, where the world's worst Ebola epidemic began in late 2013 and...
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In this Dec. 15, 2017 photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. A new tally by The Associated Press finds that nearly 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama’s health care law. That’s only about 3 percent less than last year, remarkably stable despite President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to repeal or undercut the program. The Affordable Care Act offers subsidized private health insurance to people who don’t have coverage on the job. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick
February 07, 2018 - 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the political equivalent of a death-defying escape: former President Barack Obama's health care law pulled in nearly 11.8 million customers for 2018, despite the Republican campaign to erase it from the books. An Associated Press count found that nationwide enrollment was...
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In this Dec. 15, 2017 photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. A new tally by The Associated Press finds that nearly 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama’s health care law. That’s only about 3 percent less than last year, remarkably stable despite President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to repeal or undercut the program. The Affordable Care Act offers subsidized private health insurance to people who don’t have coverage on the job. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick
February 07, 2018 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the political equivalent of a death-defying escape: former President Barack Obama's health care law pulled in nearly 11.8 million customers for 2018, despite the Republican campaign to erase it from the books. An Associated Press count found that nationwide enrollment was...
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In this Dec. 15, 2017 photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. A new tally by The Associated Press finds that nearly 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama’s health care law. That’s only about 3 percent less than last year, remarkably stable despite President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to repeal or undercut the program. The Affordable Care Act offers subsidized private health insurance to people who don’t have coverage on the job. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick
February 07, 2018 - 12:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, about 3 percent less than last year, according to a new tally by The Associated Press. Enrollment remained remarkably stable despite President Donald Trump's...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, about 3 percent less than last year. That's according to a new tally by The Associated Press. Enrollment remained remarkably stable despite President Donald...
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