Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says
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Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says

Gun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years

AP Investigation: Congo hospitals openly jail poor patients
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AP Investigation: Congo hospitals openly jail poor patients

AP Investigation: Congolese hospitals imprison patients who can't pay _ and don't even try to hide it

Benefit set for couple battling cancer together
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Benefit set for couple battling cancer together

A year ago, the Giekers seemed to have the perfect life. Today, they're both battling cancer at the same time.

AP Investigation: Congo hospitals openly imprison patients
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AP Investigation: Congo hospitals openly imprison patients

AP Investigation: Congolese hospitals imprison patients who can't pay _ and don't even try to hide it

AP Investigation: Hospital patients held hostage for cash
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AP Investigation: Hospital patients held hostage for cash

AP Investigation: Hospitals illegally imprison patients in Kenya and over 30 countries, including Congo, India and China

At many hospitals worldwide, you don't pay, you can't leave
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At many hospitals worldwide, you don't pay, you can't leave

At an astonishing number of hospitals around the world, if you don't pay up, you don't go home

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Injuries of US diplomats in China differ from those in Cuba

State Department says 15 U.S. diplomats pulled from China for medical testing this year have been found not to have the same set of injuries as personnel evacuated earlier from Cuba

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Hancock County drug takeback set for Saturday

Hancock County law enforcement and the DEA will be offering a chance for people to dispose of expired, unused and unwanted drugs on Saturday. The event, the 16th held in Hancock County in eight years, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at several sites across

US advisory group urges hepatitis A shots for homeless
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US advisory group urges hepatitis A shots for homeless

For the first time, a U.S. advisory committee is recommending a routine vaccination for homeless people, voting Wednesday to urge hepatitis A shots for the homeless to prevent future outbreaks of the contagious liver disease

Science Says: Sex and gender aren't the same
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Science Says: Sex and gender aren't the same

Amid political uproar, doctors say birth certificates can't tell the whole story: Gender and sex aren't always the same thing