California Assembly proposes $4.3 billion in new spending
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California Assembly proposes $4.3 billion in new spending

California Assembly Democrats say they want to use the windfall from a growing economy to expand a tax credit for the working poor and extend health coverage to immigrants living in the country illegally

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Judges ask lawmakers for help on psychiatric bed shortage

Judges are asking Maryland lawmakers for clarity about how long people can be jailed while waiting to be transferred for psychiatric care

Eleven families sue state, claim negligence in Veterans Home deaths
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Eleven families sue state, claim negligence in Veterans Home deaths

The families of 11 Illinois Veterans Home residents who died from Legionnaires' disease have sued the state of Illinois, claiming their loved ones died as a result of negligence.

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Q&A: Legionnaires' disease

The following questions and answers will help you learn more of what is known about Legionnaires' disease

TIMELINE: Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Home
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TIMELINE: Legionnaires' disease at Illinois Veterans Home

Click through the images in the slideshow for a timeline of events related to Legionnaires' disease outbreaks at the Illinois Veterans Home since July 2015.

Blessing to open Convenient Care clinic at Harrison Hy-Vee
Quincy News

Blessing to open Convenient Care clinic at Harrison Hy-Vee

Blessing Health System is scheduled to open its third Convenient Care clinic Monday in the Hy-Vee supermarket at 14th and Harrison in Quincy, adding to locations it has in Quincy Shopko and the County Market supermarket in Canton, Mo.

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Hogan urges reauthorization of children's health program

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is calling on congressional leaders to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program

Fit to Teach program offers rewards for working out
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Fit to Teach program offers rewards for working out

Quincy Junior High School teacher Natalie Cornwell has another incentive to continue her workouts -- the Fit to Teach program spearheaded by Superintendent Roy Webb.

New CDC Director questioned about financial conflicts
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New CDC Director questioned about financial conflicts

The CDC's director said she has resolved financial conflicts of interest, but questions remain

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Public offers input on new plan to address Medicaid gap

Idaho's top health officials are collecting input from residents across the state on their latest plan to provide health care to poor residents who do not have medical coverage