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State funding changes in spotlight in Republican healthcare billSep 22 2017

WASHINGTON Republican leaders sought to nail down the final votes needed to pass what U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called their "last best chance" to repeal Obamacare while a new analysis underscored how Democratic-leaning states stand to lose large amounts of federal funding under the legislation.

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U.S. safety board says train crash engineers had undiagnosed sleep disorder

WASHINGTON The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from sleep apnea that had not been diagnosed, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday.

U.S., Sep 21 2017

Cost of healthy foods may explain heart risks linked to ‘food deserts’

(Reuters Health) - Living in an area with little access to fresh and nutritious foods has been linked to high heart disease risk, but a new study suggests that it’s the inability to afford a healthy diet, rather than access, that’s to blame.

Sep 22 2017

Some youth football drills raise head-impact risk more than others

(Reuters Health) - Several youth football drills expose young athletes to head impacts more frequently and more roughly than others, according to a U.S. study that followed 10- and 11-year-old players for a full season.

Sep 22 2017

Resistance exercise linked to reduced anxiety

(Reuters Health) - People who do resistance exercises like weight lifting may experience less anxiety than people who don’t workout, a research review suggests

Sep 22 2017

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