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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, a man smokes a cigarette on Main Street in Westminster, Mass. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to sign a law on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, banning sales of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola), File
Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 4:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts became the first state to ban flavored tobacco and nicotine vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, after Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law on Wednesday a bill that’s meant to reduce the appeal of the products to young people amid a rash of illnesses...
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Associated Press
November 26, 2019 - 5:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is donating his third-quarter salary to help tackle the nation’s opioid epidemic. A White House official says Trump has given the $100,000 he would be paid in the quarter to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, which oversees federal public...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2009, file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H. Food safety experts say raw turkeys shouldn’t be rinsed, since that can spread harmful bacteria. Cooking should kill any germs. But bacteria can still spread in other ways, so washing and sanitizing hands and surfaces is still important. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe, File)
Associated Press
November 25, 2019 - 9:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
November 20, 2019 - 8:20 am
We welcome Loretta Powers , legal analyst for Fox News Radio who is reporting on a medical marijuana situation in Florida. A state statue in Florida says it’s the right of an employer to enforce a drug-free work zone. However, a recently introduced bill would protect employees from being fired for...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
November 07, 2019 - 8:55 am
HHS and the White House have rolled out a new website to help American’s find treatment for substance abuse. Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Jeff Kahrs , explains the gravity of the opioid crisis and the resources available to help fight the battle.
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FILE - This April 16, 2019, file photo, shows a Juul vape pen in Vancouver, Wash. New research released on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, shows U.S. teens who use electronic cigarettes prefer those made by Juul Labs, and mint is the favorite flavor for many of them, suggesting a shift after the company stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors in stores. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)
Associated Press
November 05, 2019 - 10:53 am
New research shows U.S. teens who use electronic cigarettes prefer those made by Juul Labs, and mint is the favorite flavor for many of them, suggesting a shift after the company stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors in stores. The results are in a pair of studies published Tuesday, including...
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Flags fly outside an entrance to the Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program facility, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in Kuna, Idaho. An inmate at the facility says a doctor with the private medical care company Corizon Health told him to wash and reuse his disposable urinary catheters — a complaint some inmate advocates say is common even though reusing the catheters can lead to health problems. The Idaho Department of Correction pays Tennessee-based Corizon Health roughly $46 million a year to provide inmate health care at all of the state's prisons, but officials recently decided to put the contract out to bid when the current term expires amid rising discomfort with the company. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)
Associated Press
November 01, 2019 - 4:03 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Brad Vanzant uses a wheelchair, has one kidney, and since 2015 has relied on catheters to drain his bladder. He's also an Idaho prison inmate, which means his medical supplies must be approved and provided by the state's private health care contractor, Corizon Health. So when a...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
October 31, 2019 - 7:25 am
(KFTK) - Maureen Ferguson , Senior Fellow for The Catholic Association , joins the show to discuss some of the atrocities at Planned Parenthood; more specifically, Missouri’s only remaining abortion clinic in the Central West End. Hearings are underway on the fate of the clinic. In the meantime,...
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state, in Montgomery, Ala.
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Associated Press
October 29, 2019 - 11:01 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge blocked an Alabama abortion ban Tuesday that would have made the procedure a felony at any stage of pregnancy in almost all cases. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued a preliminary injunction blocking Alabama from enforcing the law, which would have...
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FILE- In this file photo from Friday, June 28, 2019, Ashlyn Myers of the Coalition for Life St. Louis waves to a Planned Parenthood staff member. The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake starting Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, when a member of the state's Administrative Hearing Commission will begin hearing arguments over whether the clinic can keep its abortion license. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
Associated Press
October 28, 2019 - 2:35 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake starting Monday, when a member of the state's Administrative Hearing Commission will begin hearing arguments over whether the clinic can keep its abortion license. The hearing at a downtown St. Louis state office building is...
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