Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Lifestyle

This photo provided by Magellan Diagnostics shows the company's LeadCare Plus device used to test lead levels in blood. (Magellan Diagnostics via AP)

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON U.S. health agencies on Wednesday warned that certain blood tests for lead poisoning may give results lower than the actual level of lead. As a result, ...
the tenors performing at a concert hall

Selling off personal belongings, inclusive of her Bösendorfer grand piano, potentially much like the one that Franz Liszt used to enthrall Viennese audiences, Jill Ann Siemens forcefully chased a musical ...
In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, a mother holds her newborn baby at a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. (Michael Zamora/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)

BY MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, women in their early 30s are having more babies than younger moms in the United States. Health experts say ...
This Sept. 22, 2010 file photo shows bottles of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

BY MARIA CHENG LONDON (AP) — Medical abortions done at home with online help and pills sent in the mail appear to be just as safe as those done at ...
In this March 21, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice is looking like a distinct possibility for many consumers who buy their own health insurance ...
In this Thursday, May 11, 2017 file photo, a Sotheby's employee displays the Apollo blue diamond and the Artemis pink diamond earrings during a preview at the Sotheby's, in Geneva, Switzerland. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP, File)

GENEVA (AP) — Sotheby’s sold a pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings at a hammer price of about $51 million Tuesday, though the 14.54-carat flawless Fancy Vivid Blue diamond that was ...
In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, photo, a worker carries lumber at an apartment building under construction in Charlotte, N. Carolina. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months. Housing starts fell ...
In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page is seen on a laptop in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that ...
In this May 4, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by GOP House members, cheer for Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., after the House pushed through a health care bill, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK and KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain, a former Navy pilot who at 80 has had several health setbacks, gets his coverage from ...
In this May 1, 2017 photo, Dr. Tricia Derges, right, stands with Missouri Rep. Lynn Morris after they testified in support of legislation expanding eligibility for Missouri's assistant physician law at a Senate committee hearing at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)

BY DAVID A. LIEB JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Numerous additional doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri’s underserved areas as a result of ...
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