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Uninsured rate plummets under Affordable Care Act

The number of Americans lacking health insurance has plummeted this year, a trio of surveys released Thursday found.


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Republicans to sue Obama over health law

House Republicans are going forward with plans to sue President Barack Obama and will base their legal case on the sweeping health care law he championed and they despise.

Speaker John Boehner said…


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Virus detected in baby 'cured' of HIV

A Mississippi baby scientists said was "functionally cured" of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, 27 months after being taken off antiretroviral drugs, her doctors say.


Blessing ceremony launches Paqui and Brian Kelly Comprehensive Breast Center

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka held a formal naming and blessing ceremony on Thursday for the Paqui and Brian Kelly Comprehensive Breast Center.

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Colo. teen birthrate drops 40% with low-cost birth control

One state has found a way to significantly reduce teen pregnancy rates. But is its solution realistic for the rest of the United States?

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3 good yoga poses for runners

If you're a runner, you've probably been told you "should do yoga." While generic yoga classes can help with recovery, one of the best ways runners can use yoga is by applying it specifically to…

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South Bend councilwoman pulling name from smoking ban bill

A member of the South Bend Common Council wants her name removed as one of the sponsors of a city smoking ban bill. The change comes after Valerie Schey spoke with small business and bar owners.

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Officials: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Marshall County

The state health department said Wednesday that mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties were confirmed to have the virus.

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Breast cancer risk may increase with an IUD

Modern contraceptives have radically changed women's lives, but they are not risk free.

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Boy raises $50K for sick friend with lemonade stand

A 7-year-old raises more than $50,000 for his sick friend through a lemonade stand and the help of his parents and social media.

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