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Federal judge in Texas rules ObamaCare is unconstitutional

Paxton says President Donald Trump's tax plan a year ago made the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional because it did away with the tax penalty levied on those who didn't have insurance. Barbara L. McAneny, president of the American Medical Association. The White House applauded O'Connor's ruling, but said the law remains in place while appeals proceed.

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CDC: Fentanyl surpasses Heroin as nation's most deadly drug

Drugs such as heroin and cocaine are increasingly being laced with fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, causing many drug users to consume fatal doses by mistake . "It's not really what's happening". Moreover, the study sheds light on a more pressing issue: that those who overdosed had not just one substance in their system.

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J&J shares drop 6% following report over asbestos

The company called the story false and inflammatory. The documents show that from at least 1971 to the early 2000s , the company's raw talc and finished powders sometimes tested positive for small amounts of asbestos, and that company executives, mine managers, scientists, doctors and lawyers fretted over the problem and how to address it while failing to disclose it to regulators or the public.

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CDC warns not to eat raw cookie dough

For example, in 2016, an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to raw flour impacted 63 people across the country, according to the CDC. "When you prepare homemade cookie dough, cake mixes, or even bread, you may be tempted to taste a bite before it is fully cooked", a CDC spokesperson said.

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Sweden's National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

Correcting misinformation about the flu vaccines is hard, and the academic literature provides mixed signals about approaches to tackling this problem. Suppose the patient has a compromised immune system? While receiving your flu shot, inquire about other vaccinations that you may need. It will go away.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Suggests Congressional Subpoena in Response to Don Jr. Meme

I chatted up the staff. After Twitter cried foul over the " threat ", reminding the freshman Congresswoman that wielding Congressional powers to intimidate one's enemies into silence is an ethics violation, if not entirely illegal, Ocasio-Cortez backpedaled, explaining she did not mean she personally wielded the subpoena power .