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Broad Support Exists for Larger Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Broad Support Exists for Larger Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Health warnings cover about 10 percent of a cigarette pack’s exterior surface in the United States, but there is broad support, even among smokers, for making them significantly larger, a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found. The study, published in the journal PLoS One, found that a majority of…

Elevated blood pressure not a high mortality risk for elderly with weak grip

Elevated blood pressure not a high mortality risk for elderly with weak grip

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study of nearly 7,500 Americans age 65 or older suggests that elevated blood pressure is not related to high mortality risk among people in that age group with weak grip strength. New research by Oregon State University builds on an earlier OSU study that…

Republicans Pull Health Care Bill at Trump’s Request

Republicans Pull Health Care Bill at Trump’s Request

President Donald Trump asked Republican Party leaders to withdraw a controversial health care bill shortly before it was due to be voted on Friday because it became clear there were not enough votes to pass the measure. Trump said “we were very, very close” to passing the ruling…

Trump: Pass Health Care Friday, or Obamacare Stays

Trump: Pass Health Care Friday, or Obamacare Stays

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened his fellow Republicans with leaving Obamacare in place and focusing on other…

Republicans Scramble to Salvage Health Care, Trump Agenda

Republicans Scramble to Salvage Health Care, Trump Agenda

CAPITOL HILL — The future of President Donald Trump’s agenda hung in the balance Thursday as Republicans endured a…

Governor Walker Thanks Legislature for Helping Build a Safer Alaska

Governor Walker Thanks Legislature for Helping Build a Safer Alaska

JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker thanked the Alaska Legislature for taking a crucial step to build a safer…

Trump Predicts US House Will Vote for Obamacare Repeal

Trump Predicts US House Will Vote for Obamacare Repeal

President Donald Trump says he thinks Republicans have enough votes in the House of Representatives to win a…

Alaska House Passes Legislation to extend Governor’s Opioid Epidemic Declaration

Alaska House Passes Legislation to extend Governor’s Opioid Epidemic Declaration

Juneau – Monday, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously approved Senate Bill 91 to extend the current disaster…

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