In Larkana, Pakistan, on May 9, 2019, a paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test. The government is offering screenings in the wake of an HIV outbreak.
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Alabama prison commissioner Jeff Dunn says the Department of Corrections is implementing some federal recommendations and taking measures to improve, including the creation of an inspector general and a corruption task force, and hiring a new deputy commissioner.
A sheriff's deputy finds part of a jaw bone on a ranch in Brooks County, Texas. This is the ninth set of human remains the sheriff's office has recovered this year.
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A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?
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Errors in reading diagnostic images like MRIs or CT scans can lead to unnecessary and costly medical procedures. Walmart is pushing its employees to use a vetted list of high-quality imaging centers to avoid errors.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed legislation making Washington the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option.
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An employee of the District of Columbia Housing Authority walks on the grounds of a public housing complex called Richardson Dwellings in Northeast Washington, D.C. The Trump administration wants to eliminate the federal fund now used to repair public housing in favor of attracting more private investment to repair and replace it.