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BARCELONA (AP) — When Clara Massons was in labor with her son, a midwife climbed onto her bed and pushed down on Massons’ belly, explaining that she was helping to deliver her baby. For the next … more
For the first time since the early 1900s, more Americans are dying at home rather than in hospitals, a trend that reflects more hospice care and progress toward the kind of end that most people say … more
MONTREAL (AP) — Hall of Fame defenseman Guy Lapointe has oral cancer. The Montreal Canadiens revealed the diagnosis Wednesday at the request of Lapointe and his family. “Dr. Keith … more
NEW YORK (AP) — The death toll in the vaping illness outbreak has topped 50, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The 52 deaths in 26 states are among the 2,409 hospitalized cases that have been … more

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Doctors on Wednesday reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental … more
The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:12 p.m. Matt Ryan joined the 50,000 passing yards club Sunday, and Lamar Jackson topped 1,000 yards rushing for the season during a wild Week … more
Medical care for those without insurance can be costly and difficult to get, however Crawfordsville offers a free health clinic to serve those in need. The Dr. Mary Ludwig Free Clinic at 816 Mill … more
ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic clashed in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next … more

A new survey has identified Montgomery County’s top health issues and the groundwork is being laid to improve the community’s standings. The Montgomery County Health Needs Assessment … more
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — Nearly 1,200 surgical patients may have been exposed to hepatitis, HIV and other infectious diseases due to a sterilization failure, a northern Indiana hospital says. A … more
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A hepatitis A outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores and federal authorities on Wednesday warned … more
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices. The group adopted the sweeping stance at a policy-making meeting in San … more
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska this month, which should be brimming with … more

MADRID (AP) — Luis Enrique is returning as Spain coach five months after stepping down because of his daughter’s illness. He is taking over from former assistant Robert Moreno, who coached the … more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s team surgeon said Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis was “excellent” after the quarterback underwent surgery to repair a dislocated hip, although there is no … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to gradually move the country to a government-funded health care system has further inflamed the debate over “Medicare for All,” likely ensuring … more
Dear Doctor: My sisters and I want our dad to quit smoking, but he says that he’s tried before and just can’t do it. Should he try hypnosis? Does it work? Dear Reader: There’s no … more
  Dear Doctor: One of the moms in our car pool had to drop out because she has a frozen shoulder. I’ve never heard of that. What is it, and how did she get it? Dear Reader: Frozen … more

The Montgomery County Health Department and The Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse will hold two discussions on the most important health issues facing Montgomery County. The first event will … more
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