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Software turns phones into tools for medical research
SAN FRANCISCO — Jody Kearns doesn’t like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson’s disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life. Yet since she enr...
By Brandon Bailey The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Cost of health care coverage increasing
SACRAMENTO — The cost of private individual health plans on California’s state-run market will increase about 4 percent for the second straight year, evidence the strategy of forcing insurers to compete is controlling costs, program officials said Monday. The average premium will rise 4 percent...
By Judy Lin The Associated Press FULL STORY
Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings
NEW YORK — One psychiatry professor calls it “the conversation we’re stuck with,” a teachable moment growing out of horror. Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there’s a collective sigh among mental health professionals. Even as they see ...
By David Crary The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
This day in history
In 1540, King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed, the same day Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard. In 1655, French dramatist and novelist Cyrano de Bergerac, the inspiration for a play by Edmond Rostand, died in Paris at age 36. In 1794, Maximilien Robespierre...
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54-inch regional water transmission line broken, millions of gallons spilled
Millions of gallons of water have been lost from a 54-inch regional transmission line that broke at ..
NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
BRUSSELS — NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting ..
US consumer confidence falls to lowest level since September
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level since September. Consume..
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