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VA Secretary Eric Shinseki / Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Shinseki Vows Immediate Action In VA Scancal

Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki  vows to take timely action to deal with growing problems at the VA. In a Senate hearing, Shinseki called himself saddened and angered by reports of scheduling problems that may have led to the deaths of at least 40 veterans at the VA's health clinic in Phoenix

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Photo by Dan Kitwood /Getty Images

Americans Number One In Wine Consumption

The United States is knocking off France as the world's biggest wine market.

Americans consumed about 766-million gallons of wine last year, nudging France into second-place.  However, France is still tops when it come to per-person consumption

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Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images

Conditions Of Circus Acrobats Improving

A second acrobat injured in an accident at a Rhode Island performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been upgraded to fair condition.

Rhode Island Hospital says that Stefany Neves was upgraded to fair condition Thursday. Tw

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Photo by Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

Settlement Reached In Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

A settlement has been reached that could result in a more than $100 million fund for victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

The agreement between the owners and insurers of New England Compounding Center and court-appointed bankruptcy trustee Paul Moore was filed Tuesday with a U

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“Young” Blood Rejuvenates Old Mice

It seems humans will always be searching for the fountain of youth. New research reveals that injecting an old mouse with the blood of younger mice has a rejuvenating effect.

Researchers found after receiving the blood the older mice got stronger, exercised longer and performed better mentally compared to before the injection

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Atypical Alzheimer’s More Widespread Than Believed

An atypical form of Alzheimer's may be more widespread than previously believed. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Florida say the newly discovered strain could affect as many as 600,000 Americans.

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American Legion Wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Ousted

The American Legion wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

American Legion national commander Daniel Dellinger said Shinseki must step down because of serious questions about patient care at VA health clinics in Arizona and Colorado

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Jim Phillips / TSM

UMass Dartmouth Campus To Be Smoke-Free By June, 2015

A committee of students and faculty members is recommending that the UMass Dartmouth campus go smoke-free, tobacco free and e-cigarette free as of June 1st, 2015.

In a letter to the campus community, Provost Muhammad Karim says the committee is also recommending the university develop a robust and accessible smoking cessation program to help current smokers quit

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Indiana Man With MERS Improving

The Indiana man who became the first in the country to be sickened by MERS is improving. He was diagnosed last week after returning to the United States from Saudi Arabia, where he was a health care worker. No other cases have been reported.

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Survey Finds The Happiest Age

A new survey has found that people are reaching their peak happiness in life in their mid-forties.

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