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Reporter looks beyond Flint’s lead headlines toward U.S. youth

healthjournalism.org — The lead-tainted water in Flint, Mich., got one national reporter wondering: What other areas could have children affected by dangerous water? Laura Ungar, who covers national and regional health stories for USA Today and Gannett, was part of a team looking at the wider implications of the water crisis in Flint to go beyond the Detroit suburb and seek what other areas could be facing unknown risks.

AHCJ webcast to examine drug prices, other cost challenges

healthjournalism.org — Mylan's price hike for its EpiPen allergy medication fueled an Internet storm this week, with consumers and U.S. legislators expressing outrage over its decision to raise the price about 400% since 2007 to as much as $500 or more. The backlash appeared tied in part to timing as U.S.

U.S. to phase out federal use of privately operated prisons

duluthnewstribune.com — WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department plans to phase out its use of privately operated prisons, which it called less safe and less effective than government-run facilities, according to a memo released publicly by the department on Thursday. In a move that hammered corrections company share prices,...

Trump to take 'optimistic' message to voters, new manager says

msn.com — Reuters 23 mins ago By John Whitesides and Susan Heavey Donald Trump's new campaign manager promised on Thursday the volatile Republican presidential candidate would stick to a more disciplined and uplifting message to voters in the final dash to Election Day without crimping his freewheeling style.

U.S. to phase out federal use of privately-operated prisons

sg.news.yahoo.com — By Susan Heavey and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department plans to phase out its use of privately-operated prisons, which it called less safe and less effective than government-run facilities, according to a memo released publicly by the department on Thursday. In a move

U.S. to phase out federal use of privately-operated prisons

wctrib.com — WASHINGTON-The U.S. Justice Department plans to phase out its use of privately-operated prisons, which it called less safe and less effective than government-run facilities, according to a memo released publicly by the department on Thursday.

U.S. to phase out federal use of privately-operated prisons

740thefan.com — By Susan Heavey and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department plans to phase out its use of privately-operated prisons, which it called less safe and less effective than government-run facilities, according to a memo released publicly by the department on Thursday. In a move that hammered corrections company share prices,...

U.S. to phase out federal use of privately-operated prisons

stltoday.com — WASHINGTON * The Justice Department plans to phase out its use of privately-operated prisons, which it called less safe and less effective than government-run facilities, according to a memo released publicly by the department on Thursday.

United States to phase out federal use of privately-operated prisons

smh.com.au — Washington: The US Justice Department plans to phase out its use of privately-operated prisons, which it called less safe and less effective than government-run facilities, according to a memo released publicly by the department on Thursday.

Trump to take 'optimistic' message to voters, new manager says

1660thefan.com — By John Whitesides and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's new campaign manager promised on Thursday the volatile Republican presidential candidate would stick to a more disciplined and uplifting message to voters in the final dash to Election Day without crimping his freewheeling style. One day after being elevated to the positio...
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Aug 31, 2016

RT @ThisWeekABC: EpiPen price hike prompts some U.S. families to buy the drug in Canada.  http://abcn.ws/2bVGHVd  https://t.co/yhYptfKDZs

Aug 31, 2016

RT @GideonGil: The dark side of 'compassionate use' of experimental drugs  http://wpo.st/0Hpv1 

Aug 31, 2016

RT @robertarampton: In Asia, Obama faces trade 'litmus test' on his Asia rebalance strategy  http://reut.rs/2bRHrLm 

Aug 30, 2016

RT @abbygoodnough: The soil at this Indiana public housing complex has huge amounts of lead in it. Why weren't families told sooner?  http://nyti.ms/2bzmlDa 

Aug 30, 2016

RT @Reuters_Health: New York expands access to restrictive medical marijuana program  http://reut.rs/2bGAP1w 

Aug 30, 2016

RT @statnews: Gene Wilder died of Alzheimer’s. Why his family didn’t disclose the diagnosis  http://bit.ly/2c5ioCN  https://t.co/WXqO3D1MV6

Aug 30, 2016

RT @nytimes: "I used my first EpiPen at the age of 7, after eating chocolate cake at a restaurant"  http://nyti.ms/2bOpNsB 

Aug 30, 2016

Immediate removal from play tied to faster recovery from concussion  http://reut.rs/2bvdMdH  via @Reuters @Reuters_Health


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