Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at sex assault trial
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Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at sex assault trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at his Pennsylvania sexual assault trial. The comedian spoke to SiriusXM radio host Michael Smerconish in an interview being broadcast Tuesday. Smerconish says he agreed to air an uncut, 82-minute conversation between Cosby and his daughters in exchange for the interview. Cosby says his … Continue reading

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
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Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. Today, premature infants weighing as little as a pound are hooked to ventilators and other machines inside incubators. Children’s Hospital … Continue reading

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Africa-Malaria Vaccine story

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. In fact, WHO wants to reduce malaria mortality rates by at least 90 percent by 2030. A corrected version of the … Continue reading

FDA: Avoid fake ‘miracle’ cancer treatments sold on internet
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FDA: Avoid fake ‘miracle’ cancer treatments sold on internet

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer. The Food and Drug Administration says these products , mostly sold on websites and social media sites, can be harmful, waste money and result in … Continue reading

MCJR students bring awareness to HIV and AIDS in minorities
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MCJR students bring awareness to HIV and AIDS in minorities

Students enrolled in a Norfolk State University public relations course have decided to host an HIV/AIDS awareness panel discussion in honor of Project Choices’ ibook release. The event will take place on the campus of Norfolk State University in the Student Center, room 138B from 2:30 until 4:00 p.m. The student body will be able to receive … Continue reading

Health inspectors ding Trump’s Mar-a-Lago eateries
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Health inspectors ding Trump’s Mar-a-Lago eateries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsafe seafood. Insufficiently refrigerated meats. Rusty shelving. Cooks without hairnets. Reports show Florida health inspectors cited President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort with 15 violations in late January, days before the U.S. leader hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a diplomatic visit. Still, the state inspectors allowed the luxury resort’s main restaurant … Continue reading

Trump’s ‘Obamacare’ fixes don’t impress insurers
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Trump’s ‘Obamacare’ fixes don’t impress insurers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration released limited fixes Thursday for shaky health insurance markets, but insurers quickly said those actions won’t guarantee stability for millions of consumers now covered. While calling it a step in the right direction, the industry is looking for a guarantee that the government will also keep paying billions in … Continue reading

House chairman skeptical of conservatives’ health care idea
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House chairman skeptical of conservatives’ health care idea

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A House committee chairman who’s a leading author of the mired Republican health care bill said Thursday he’s skeptical about proposals the Trump administration and conservative GOP lawmakers have discussed in hopes of breathing life into the legislation. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., directed his skepticism at suggestions that states be allowed … Continue reading

Trump’s ‘Obamacare’ fixes don’t impress insurers
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Trump’s ‘Obamacare’ fixes don’t impress insurers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration released limited fixes Thursday for shaky health insurance markets, but insurers quickly said those actions won’t guarantee stability for millions of consumers now covered. While calling it a step in the right direction, the industry is looking for a guarantee that the government will also keep paying billions in … Continue reading