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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, a player holds a selection of playing cards, during a game, in Coventry. Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain. The Court of Appeal in London on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 upheld an October 2015 ruling backing Sport England’s refusal to put bridge in the same category as badminton, billiards and ballroom dancing. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP, File)
UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sportBridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain
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Report: NYPD mental health training needs better utilizationA report says the New York Police Department has trained more than 5,000 police officers on how to handle mental health crisis calls but doesn't have a way to dispatch those officers when the calls come in
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Study: Texas abortions declined as clinics got farther awayResearchers say abortions declined throughout Texas after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from a remaining clinic
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2006 file photo, a doctor holds a vial of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil in his Chicago office. A national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have mostly silent infections caused by the sexually-transmitted human papilloma virus, and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. The study was released Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infectionsNearly half of US men have HPV infections; 1 in 4 have cancer-linked strains
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2006 file photo, a doctor holds a vial of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil in his Chicago office. A national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have mostly silent infections caused by the sexually-transmitted human papilloma virus, and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. The study was released Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infectionsReport: Nearly half of US men have HPV infections; 1 in 4 have cancer-linked strains
The Associated Press11 hours ago
German lawmakers back plan for cannabis prescriptionsGerman lawmakers have approved legislation that will allow some patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication
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Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurantsThe Czech Republic is one step away from losing its status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe
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California withdraws immigrant health care requestCalifornia's health exchange is withdrawing its request to sell unsubsidized insurance policies to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States after learning the decision would fall to President-elect Donald Trump's administration
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC poll on which issues Americans want the government to address; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
AP-NORC Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health careA new poll finds that Americans across the political spectrum put health care reform at the top of the nation's priorities
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Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Price tries to reassure on health care; Dems not buying itPresident-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary says new administration won't pull the rug out from people covered under "Obamacare."
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In this image from video, provided by Harvard University, a robotic sleeve designed to encase a diseased heart and gently squeeze it to help it better pump blood. Researchers at Harvard and Boston Children’s Hospital developed the experimental device in hopes of improving treatment of heart failure, when the heart becomes too weak to pump.  (Ellen Roche/Science Translational Medicine via AP)
Flabby heart keeps pumping with squeeze from robotic sleeveScientists are developing a robotic sleeve that can encase a flabby diseased heart and gently squeeze to keep it pumping
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill scuttling President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul that Congress passed last year, lawmakers’ nonpartisan budget analyst estimated Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in a report underlining the GOP’s risks as it starts a fresh push to dismantle and replace that statute.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
18 million more uninsured if Obamacare killed, not replacedA report by the Congressional Budget Office says premiums would soar and 18 million more Americans would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul without a replacement
The Associated Press2 days ago
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