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FILE - In this Friday, July 7, 2017 photo, Tammie Jackson, and her husband, Travis, discuss their Medicaid program benefits at their home in Helena, Mont. Tammie, who was uninsured until she enrolled in Montana's expanded Medicaid program, receives medical care for a host of health issues, including a back injury that has kept from returning to her job cleaning hotel rooms. In 2018, Montana seeks to raise a tobacco tax to keep funding a Medicaid expansion that is set to expire. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
Medicaid expansion becomes key issue in GOP-leaning statesWhether to expand Medicaid has become a key election-year issue in several Republican-leaning states, through ballot initiatives and in governor's races
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken Friday, Oct 5, 2018, family members and onlookers mourn over the bodies of civilians killed by The Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Beni, Eastern Congo. Congo’ military said Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, that rebels attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, leaving over a dozen civilians dead and abducted about a dozen children, which could force crucial virus containment efforts to be suspended in the area.  (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
Congo rebels kill 15, abduct kids in Ebola outbreak regionCongo rebels kill 15, abduct a dozen children in community at center of deadly Ebola outbreak
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this April 9, 2018 file photo, Selma Blair arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Lost in Space" at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome. The film and TV actress has announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In a post Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 on her Instagram account, Blair, 46, says she was diagnosed with the disease of the central nervous system on Aug. 16. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Actress Selma Blair say she has been diagnosed with MSFilm and TV actress Selma Blair announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis
The Associated Press16 hours ago
'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - This undated fluorescence-colored microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells. For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. Results were discussed Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at a European Society for Medical Oncology conference in Munich and published by the New England Journal of Medicine. (Ewa Krawczyk/National Cancer Institute via AP)
Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancersA newer immunotherapy drug for the first time has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Pizza shop makes 225-mile delivery for cancer patientA Michigan pizza shop usually doesn't deliver, but an employee made a big exception to bring a pair of pizzas to a cancer patient and his wife 225 miles away in Indiana
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Minnesota frozen food company recalls pork, chicken productsAuthorities say a Minnesota frozen food and packing company is recalling more than 212,000 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and chicken products that contain vegetables that might be contaminated with salmonella and listeria
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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