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Alternative Meat Seen as Potentially Juicy Business

No longer at the food fringes, plant-based meats are selling well in supermarkets and emerging as a hot commodity for fast food chains, industrial food companies and Wall Street investors.

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German Killer Nurse Gets Life for 85 Hospital Murders

A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for murdering 85 patients in his care.

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Obamacare Led to Better Cancer Outcomes

A pair of studies have found that Obamacare led to an increase in early-stage ovarian cancer detections and helped nearly erase racial differences in the timely treatment of a range of cancers.

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Mexico Detects Measles in British Tourist

Mexican health officials have confirmed a case of measles in a British woman who arrived in the country's touristic Caribbean coast a week ago, authorities said on Saturday.

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Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife in Epidemic-Hit South

A Pakistani man killed his HIV positive wife Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country’s dismal public health standards.  

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Pence Calls on U.S. Supreme Court to Take Up 'Selective' Abortion

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to take up a case about abortions based on sex, race or potential disability of the fetus, after the high court sidestepped the issue.

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Netflix Could Reconsider Investment in Georgia over Abortion Law

Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the U.S. state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into effect.

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French Watchdog Bans Sale of Common Pesticide

The French food safety agency ANSES on Tuesday barred the sale of epoxiconazole, a widely-used pesticide, citing a "worrying danger" to humans.

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Abortion Case but Sidesteps Wider Issue

The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the explosive issue of abortion on Tuesday, upholding part of an Indiana law that requires the remains of aborted fetuses to be cremated or buried but sidestepping a separate case on the legality of the procedure.

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Study Suggests e-Cigarette Flavorings May Pose Heart Risk

E-cigarettes aren't considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but researchers have found a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart.

Longtime smokers who can't kick the addiction sometimes switch to e-cigarettes, in hopes of avoiding the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke.

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