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Booker: Republican repeal of Obamacare without replacement is 'reckless and dangerous'

But in terms of Obama's offer, the reformers' reaction should be that it would be virtually impossible to replace Obamacare with something worse. The study conducted by the Milken Institute and the Commonwealth Fund aimed to predict what would happen if Congress was able to defund the federal subsidies that most Obamacare customers receive as well as funding that covers adults who became newly eligible for Medicaid under Obamacare.

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Residing near busy roads increases risk for dementia

The researchers warn, however, that for now, they have seen only a link and can not state that living near a major road causes an increased risk of dementia. Over the study period, more than 243000 people developed dementia, 31500 people developed Parkinson's disease and 9250 people developed multiple sclerosis.

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Crews narrow location of plane that went missing in Lake Erie

Fleming, 46, his wife Suzanne, 46, their two sons, Jack, 15, and Andrew, 14, and neighbors Brian Casey, 50, and Megan Casey, 19, had gone to a Cleveland Cavaliers game. That plane was carrying six people when it disappeared near Cleveland over a week ago. The search area is a 125- by 325-foot square area. It was last Thursday night, December 29, around 11:30 p.m.

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Debris Examined as Search Continues for Missing CJ4

The city of Cleveland , working with the U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB, is continuing its week-long search for the wreckage of a Cessna Citation CJ4 that is believed to have crashed into Lake Erie, as officials examine 120 items of debris that have been found.

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New guidelines aim to stop kids from developing peanut allergies

People living with peanut allergy, and their caregivers, must be vigilant about the foods they eat and the environments they enter to avoid allergic reactions, which can be severe and even life-threatening. A formal clinical trial involving 530 kids showed that, among those who ate Bamba, only 1.9 percent developed peanut allergies compared to 13.7 percent who didn't.

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How The Brain Changes With Age: Mediterranean Diet Offers Neurological Benefits

The results were the same when researchers adjusted for other factors that could affect brain volume, such as age, education and having diabetes or high blood pressure. "The previous study was therefore not looking at brain volume change over time but differences in brain volumes at a single time point", she said. The scientists found an association between MeDi adherence and brain volume.