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US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago
Published: 12/08/16
Hvorostovsky withdraws from staged opera because of tumor

Hvorostovsky withdraws from staged opera because of tumor

Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has withdrawn from all staged opera performances because of treatment for a brain tumor that was diagnosed in June 2015
Published: 12/08/16

The Latest: Hillary Clinton calls fake news a 'danger'

Hillary Clinton says fake news is an "epidemic" and "a danger that must be addressed and addressed quickly."
Published: 12/08/16
US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago
Published: 12/08/16

New Mexico agency reports 2 more hantavirus cases

The state Department of Health reports two additional confirmed cases of hantavirus, both from McKinley County in northwestern New Mexico
Published: 12/08/16

Pennsylvania Supreme Court nixes appeal in lawyer's $1M fine

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled a Philadelphia-area lawyer won't have to pay a nearly $1 million fine because a witness she called gave banned testimony that caused a mistrial in a medical malpractice case
Published: 12/08/16

MSF: Jordan closure blocked 70 Syrians from life-saving care

Doctors Without Borders says 70 severely wounded Syrians, including 16 children, have been blocked from life-saving treatment since Jordan closed its border with Syria six months ago, and that some have likely died
Published: 12/08/16

California conjoined twins separated in successful surgery

Conjoined California twins Eva and Erika Sandoval became two separate toddlers following a 17-hour marathon surgery at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Wednesday
Published: 12/08/16

The Latest: Ohio legislature passes firefighter cancer bill

Ohio lawmakers have passed legislation that could provide more benefits for firefighters who get cancer as a presumed result of their work
Published: 12/08/16

NYC launches mental health programs for older residents

New York City has launched mental health programs aimed at improving the lives of older residents
Published: 12/08/16