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Agencies report spike in respiratory illlnesses at Illinois Veterans Home

The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health are investigating nine confirmed communicable respiratory illnesses and three possible illnesses among residents of the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

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Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US
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Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US

As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to vaping

Vaping companies sue to delay US e-cigarette review
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Vaping companies sue to delay US e-cigarette review

Vaping companies sue US government to delay review of electronic cigarettes

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Wisconsin Republicans push mental health bills

Wisconsin Republican lawmakers are circulating a package of bills designed to improve access to mental health services in the state

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Memorial Hospital announces altered partnership with UnityPoint Health

UnityPoint Health and Memorial Hospital announced Monday that they have changed their partnership.

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Missing dentures found stuck in throat 8 days after surgery

Man's partial dentures got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for 8 days

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Missing thumb drive contains Renown Health patient info

Renown Health, the largest health care provider in northern Nevada, says some of its patients' private information was stored on a thumb drive that's been missing since June 30

Ohio State's Landers shines light on mental health struggles
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Ohio State's Landers shines light on mental health struggles

Ohio State defensive lineman Robert Landers hopes being up front about his mental health issues will help others

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West Virginia health centers to get $910,000 for upgrades

The federal government is providing $910,000 to help 26 health centers in West Virginia improve technology access, patient information security and patient care quality

Cambage talks about mental health after leading Aces to win
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Cambage talks about mental health after leading Aces to win

Las Vegas Aces All-Star Liz Cambage was all smiles heading into Sunday's game against the Connecticut Sun