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This Dec. 11, 2017 image released by ABC shows host Jimmy Kimmel with his son Billy on the set of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel kept up his ardent advocacy Monday night, urging Congress to restore the Children's Health Insurance Program, which has been left unfunded and stuck in a political stalemate since September. (Randy Holmes/ABC via AP)
Late-night host Kimmel holds son, pleads for health careJimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show from a week off for the boy's heart surgery
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'Booze Traveler' host Jack Maxwell, 54, says he has cancerJack Maxwell, host of Travel Channel's popular 'Booze Traveler' series, says he's undergoing treatment for cancer
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12 governors urge Congress to fund children's health programA dozen governors of both parties are urging Congress to reauthorize funding for a popular children's health insurance program as soon as possible
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Teen to Aetna After Brain Surgery Denied: 'Screw You'When Cara Pressman gets seizures, she describes it as "like having a nightmare but while you're awake," giving her the chills and the shakes and causing her to zone out for up to two minutes. So the 15-year-old, who a release says is from New York and has suffered from...
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In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, an Indian fish seller cleans his drum at the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that flows into India are likely turning the waters downstream turbid and unfit for human consumption. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterOfficials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of Asia's largest river that flows into India are likely turning the waters downstream turbid and unfit for human consumption
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This satellite image provided by NASA shows smoke from wildfires near Los Angeles in Southern California, lower right, blowing out over the Pacific Ocean, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The U.S. National Weather Service says the smoke is first pushed westward by easterly winds at lower altitudes. As it rises the smoke encounters high-altitude southerly winds that push it towards the North Coast of California and well out into the Pacific Ocean. White clouds are seen at left. (NASA via AP)
Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California communityAsh fell like snow and heavy smoke had residents gasping for as a huge Southern California wildfire exploded in size and drove celebrities from a wealthy hillside enclave
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, Brenda Fitzgerald, Georgia Department of Public Health commissioner, left, and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal respond to questions in Atlanta. Fitzgerald, the new director of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has kept a low profile during her five months in office, due to conflicts of interest regarding her financial holdings. In an interview with the Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, Fitzgerald said her conflicts of interest are settled and she’s moving forward with plans for the agency. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
New CDC Director questioned about financial conflictsThe CDC's director said she has resolved financial conflicts of interest, but questions remain
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FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo, the Healthcare.gov website is seen on a laptop computer, in Washington. The Trump administration came in looking to dismantle Barack Obama’s health care law, but the Affordable Care Act survived. Now the administration is on the line to deliver a smooth finale to sign-up season, with a crush of customers expected this week. Friday, Dec. 15 is the last day for procrastinators to enroll for subsidized private coverage in 39 states served by HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Some glitches seen in deadline week for 'Obamacare' sign-upsSome HealthCare.gov customers get incorrect message that no plans are available to them
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Huntington's Drug Hailed as Potential Disease-EnderHow big could a potential new drug for Huntington's disease be? The BBC puts it this way: "Experts say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years." The news is preliminary—full trial results should be published in 2018—but early indications are good. As the...
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Removed baby milk boxes line up in a drugstore in Anglet, southwestern France, Monday, Dec.11, 2017. Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become sick since Dec. 1. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
Baby formula maker calls global recall over salmonella fearsFrench baby formula maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of its products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination
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FILE - This Wednesday, May 6, 2015 file photo shows a warning label of strangulation risks from mini blind cords in Washington. According to a study released on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study saysChildren's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled over 26 years despite decades of safety concerns
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Officials: Patients at risk at Dallas psychiatric hospitalFederal officials have warned that patients at a Dallas psychiatric hospital are at risk two years after Texas regulators threatened to shut down the facility over safety problems
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