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Pike County organizations cooperate to help residents better selves in 2017

Several Pike County agencies have embarked on a yearlong project they hope will help residents improve the quality of their day-to-day lives.

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Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive
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Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law

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Top New Jersey lawmakers join rally to save 'Obamacare'

Hundreds of people have gathered at a raucous rally in Newark to oppose Republican efforts to dismantle and replace President Barack Obama's health care law

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Adams County to use grant to help mentally ill offenders

A $29,000 grant awarded to Adams County will be used to plan for and implement a Mental Health Court

In early GOP win on health care repeal, Congress OKs budget
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In early GOP win on health care repeal, Congress OKs budget

Republicans have driven a budget through Congress that gives them an early but critical victory in their crusade to scrap President Barack Obama's health care overhaul

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$10K grant for LSU Health student program to help homeless

A New Orleans human services nonprofit is giving $10,000 to a program run by medical students to help homeless women and children get health care and education

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Illinois health care centers to get $4.9M in federal grants

Four Illinois community health centers are receiving a combined $4.9 million in federal grants to provide services in areas where there are barriers to affordable, quality health care

Trump's HHS pick will sell off stock to avoid conflicts
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Trump's HHS pick will sell off stock to avoid conflicts

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's top health official will sell off stock holdings to avoid potential conflicts of interest

The good, bad and unknown about marijuana's health effects
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The good, bad and unknown about marijuana's health effects

Report lists the good, bad and unknown about marijuana's health effects

Testing wearable sensors as 'check engine' light for health
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Testing wearable sensors as 'check engine' light for health

Researchers tracking volunteers to see if wearable sensors that go beyond fitness make a difference in users' health