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CASA of Humboldt collecting gently used shoes

Eureka >> Humboldt CASA is partnering with an organization called Fund2Orgs to host a shoe drive to raise money for the 2015 CASA Kid Walk. You can donate your pairs of new and gently used shoes to Humboldt CASA and CASA will receive $.40 per po...

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    NYC health official expects more Legionnaires' disease cases

    NEW YORK (AP) A New York City health official says it is likely doctors will diagnose more cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in the coming days, amid an outbreak that has killed four and sickened dozens.Dr. Jay Varma, deputy...

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  • Health

    San Diego residents mull suicide barrier on iconic bridge

    SAN DIEGO (AP) A group of San Diego residents is studying the feasibility of adding a barrier to the city's iconic Coronado Bridge to prevent people from jumping to their deaths.Since the bridge to popular Coronado Island opened in 1969, about...

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    Charity Hospital replacement opens Saturday in New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Ten years after the levees and floodwalls broke during Hurricane Katrina and flooded New Orleans, the Big Easy finally has a full-scale hospital again a new Charity hospital.At 6 a.m. Saturday, the new 2.3 million-square-foot...

    By Cain Burdeau, Associated Press|

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    NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolution

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Tie-dyed they're not.Entrepreneurs, physicians and well-heeled investors are among those authorized by New York health officials to grow and dispense medical marijuana, the latest sign that the industry has come a long way...

    By David Klepper, Associated Press|

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    CDC's top modeler courts controversy with disease estimate

    ATLANTA (AP) Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.This was, he said, a worst-case scenario. But Meltzer is the most famous disease modeler for the...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

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    CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy

    ATLANTA (AP) Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.This was, he said, a worst-case scenario. But Meltzer is the most famous disease modeler for the...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

  • Law and order

    Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prison

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase.Four women have killed...

    By Don Thompson, Associated Press|

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    A look at Hillary Clinton's medical background

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has released a letter from her doctor that declared her to be in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States." She is the first candidate for president...

    By The Associated Press|

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    1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno.Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes...

    By Scott Sonner And Michelle Rindels, Associated Press|

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    At a Glance: A look at Hillary Clinton's medical background

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton released a letter from her doctor Friday that declared her to be in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States."Clinton is the first candidate for...

    By The Associated Press|

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