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Oklahoman - Health

Open Streets OKC event engages city's Hispanic community, promotes healthy living

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The Latest: Attorneys general still want big deal on opioids

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USDA recalls sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee

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Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

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Thieves steal Amazon fertility statues as synod nears end

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N Ireland laws on abortion, same-sex marriage, set to change

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Vape pioneer peddled street drugs that sickened dozens

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Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to settle opioid lawsuit

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Study highlights fresh dementia concerns from playing soccer

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10 Things to Know for Today

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In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fear

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Baby powder recalled after testing finds asbestos

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Legislators look to Stitt for health care plan to rival Medicaid expansion initiative

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Meachem: Diabetes research startup thrives in Oklahoma

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Will state expand Medicaid?

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2020 Medicare changes may affect your benefits

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Some Medicaid costs avoided with Native American population, but that may not be enough to sway stakeholders

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Helaine Olen: Health and financial setbacks combine for bleak future

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Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

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Open Streets OKC event engages city's Hispanic community

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Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

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Man suffers 'grievous' injury after traffic stop, search

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'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally

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Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

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Blue light isn't the main source of eye fatigue and sleep loss – it's your computer

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Attorney general urges Oklahoma Supreme Court to allow abortion law to go into effect

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Church coalition to host seminar on medical pot

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Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

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Pelosi moves on drug prices despite falling-out with Trump

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Former Health Department attorney pleads guilty

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Indiana hospital system notifying patients after data breach

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How birth control pill prescriptions by a pharmacist could broaden access and keep costs down

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Melania Trump listens as teens share experiences with vaping

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First lady calls for end of e-cigarette marketing to youth

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Private sector seeks to profit by detaining migrant kids

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Community colleges serve diverse student population with limited resources

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Federal lawsuit targets West Virginia foster care system

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Santa Barbara Zoo's elderly elephant Little Mac euthanized

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Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

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HeartScan Calcium Score Screening

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What You Should Know About Heart Scans

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Everything You Should Know About Sleep Apnea

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What is Heart Disease?

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Making sense of flip-flopping advice on red meat

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Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

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Oklahoma leading the way in training Native American doctors

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Oklahoma Period Day rally to address access, affordability of menstrual products

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J&J recalls baby powder after trace asbestos found in bottle

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Challenge of Louisiana abortion rules survives, for now

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California invalidates 1,400 pharmacist license test scores

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European Medicines Agency recommends licensing Ebola vaccine

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Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

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The Latest: Probe after Chicago chief found lying in car

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Northeast officials team up to push pot, vaping regulations

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Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for e-cigarettes

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Fashion show lets Down syndrome models strut their stuff

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Magic mushrooms could help restore brain activity in comatose patients

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Coast Guard, Mexican Navy search for plane, surgeon pilot

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Border Patrol's growing presence at hospitals creates fear

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J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices

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The Latest: Jury chosen for opioid trial, but talks continue

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Q&A with Ryan Morgan: Healthy weight loss requires more than just willpower

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Chronic pain patients complain obtaining opioid medications has become difficult

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Book: Trump mulled order to close parts of VA health system

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Chicago teachers' contract talks about more than money

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Warren, candidate with the answers, dodges tax hike question

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Officials say death of Montana teenager was vaping-related

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Officials study fire at California fuel site after quake

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Lawsuit challenges state's use of solitary confinement

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Sutter Health, California settle massive antitrust case

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Trump rule may mean 1 million kids lose automatic free lunch

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Grand Teton National Park removing non-native mountain goats

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Correction: Pregnancy Discrimination story

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Drug distributor shares spike on word of opioid settlement

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Pedestrian finds baby alive in bag along Indiana roadway

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Study: 'Medicare for All' not only way to universal coverage

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Scrutiny of vaccine exemptions banishes some from schools

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Open Streets Fall 2019 to take over the blacktop on Sunday

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Opioid trial judge admits $107 million math error

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Health warning lifted over fire at California oil facility

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Latest: California oil fire health warning lifted

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UN: 200 million children under 5 eat too little or too much

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New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years

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Judge blocks Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigarettes

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Missouri appeals court overturns $110 million talc verdict

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The Latest: Michigan governor vows to appeal e-cig ruling

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Western governors want nuclear testing compensation expanded

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Higher 3Q profit, improved outlook for Johnson & Johnson

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Lankard: Apologies are key in maintaining relationships

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Savvy Senior: How seniors can get help with credit card, mortgage debt

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Bodywork: Tackling the common cold

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Australia's flu outbreak could forecast problems for U.S.

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Four counties in central Oklahoma get text-to-911 system

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Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in Oklahoma opioid case

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Beverly Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, dies

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Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story

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Ivy League graduate leaves mark in OKC Latino community

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200,000 medical marijuana patients now licensed in Oklahoma: What do you need to know?

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School districts ramp up efforts against student vaping

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Increased number of STDs in Hawaii linked to online dating

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Legislators to study effects of conversion therapy on children

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To save rural hospitals, Georgia requires classes for CEOs

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Who says you can't eat red meat? Food advice questioned anew

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Meacham: Oklahoma startup focuses on diabetes diagnosis and treatment

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California governor signs measure banning 'lunch shaming'

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Oklahoma childhood obesity rate holds steady at 18%

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California power shutdowns raise air pollution worries

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Medicaid petition meets goal of 178,000 signatures, campaign says

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California to ban smoking on state parks, beaches

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Doctors' group will offer free flu shots at health clinic

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The Latest: Lawsuits paused against Purdue Pharma, Sacklers

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California's governor signs law requiring public universities to provide abortion medication at campus health centers

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New York to be 1st to require disclosure of tampon materials

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US appeals court skeptical of Trump's Medicaid work rules

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More fetal remains found as probe of late doctor continues

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Boy dies after falling from wagon at children's hospital

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Medicaid advocates say petition meets signature requirement

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Indiana AG: 165 more fetal remains linked to late doctor

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Alabama governor completes radiation treatment for cancer

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Legislator questions 'loyalty' of state regent aiding opioid appeal

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Sanders never considered leaving race after heart attack

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EPA proposes rewrite of rules on lead contamination in water

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California hospital chain going to court over high prices

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The Latest: Trial delayed against California hospital chain

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Court denies attempts to stop opioid trial before it begins

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US vaping illnesses continue to rise, cause still a mystery

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US urges shared decisions with pain patients taking opioids

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Texas records 1st death linked to e-cigarette use

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Building interest: STEM programs help encourage girls to become engineers

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Horn opposes Medicare-for-All concept

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State Briefs for Oct. 10, 2019

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OMRF researchers get $1.3 million grant to study age-related diseases

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California bans pesticide linked to brain damage in children

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The Latest: President of growers group disappointed by ban

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Officials find more fetal remains connected to late doctor

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Sanders: I misspoke when I mentioned slowing campaign pace

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California's environmental protection agency says it will ban an agricultural pesticide linked to brain damage in kids

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A year after Michael, Florida community still in crisis

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UConn to redirect donations from opioid maker owners

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Survey Says: Oklahomans are fat — state is No. 3 in obesity

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Opioid makers' latest legal woe: West Virginia handyman

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Children's Hospital launches art program; artist-in-residence named

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MedMen's ends blockbuster deal adding to cannabis stock woes

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Teens to share their vaping experiences with Melania Trump

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Johnson & Johnson, Risperdal maker hit with $8B verdict

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Arizona now has misgivings about Purdue opioid settlement

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The Latest: Purdue says little harm to pause Sackler suits

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Sanders' daughter-in-law dies at 46 after cancer diagnosis

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Warren stands by account of once being fired for pregnancy

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Rat poison eyed in 2 California mountain lion deaths

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3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US

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Doctors turn to thumbs for diagnosis and treatment by text

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2020 Medicare changes may affect your benefits

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Savvy Senior: Flu vaccines for seniors that provide better protection

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'Tis the season

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Now's the time to protect your family from flu

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Arthritis flare-ups can be managed

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Nationwide crackdown on vaping continues

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US official: Research finds uranium in Navajo women, babies

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Hot air balloons land hard, cause injuries in New Mexico

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Students' inclusion is 'Cornerstone' of Mount St. Mary program

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California OKs pharmacists to dispense HIV prevention meds

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Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US

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US Rep. Maloney falters at public event, cites bronchitis

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Hospital where 3 preemies died seeking source of bacteria

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Nevada fighting to keep 'zombie deer' from entering state

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Victims gain a voice to help guide Purdue Pharma bankruptcy

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Meacham: Company aims to radically improve lupus care

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New goal: Reduce the teen birth rate by another 25% in Oklahoma County

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Rural hospital closings reach crisis stage, leaving millions without nearby health care

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Clampdown on vaping could send users back toward cigarettes

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US appeals court to hear Mississippi 15-week abortion ban

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Mental health conference is planned

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Trump signs proclamation restricting visas for uninsured

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Alaska man recovering after bear mauling thwarted by his dad

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Judge upholds state's vaping products ban for now

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Purdue opioid deal blasted as records show $13B to Sacklers

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The Latest: Judge nixes temporary halt to vaping product ban

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The Latest: Sackler lawyer: Payouts not as big as they seem

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Michigan reports its first suspected vaping-related death

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Oregon imposes temporary ban on some vaping products

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Supreme Court to hear abortion regulation case

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Newark phasing out bottled water in wake of filter tests

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Supreme Court to hear abortion regulation case

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Tulsa clinic appeals ruling on abortion law

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Mississippi city tries to limit noise near abortion clinic

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The Latest: Army investigating after training jump injuries

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$500 a month for free: Data shows how people spent the money

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32 parachuting soldiers hurt, 4 hospitalized in Mississippi

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US vaping illnesses top 1,000; death count is up to 18

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US vaping illnesses top 1,000; death count is up to 18

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States say OxyContin maker Purdue should not pay bonuses

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Federal grants are preparing a more diverse student body in Oklahoma

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What we know about the US vaping illness outbreak

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Trump cites his support for Medicare, slams Medicare for All

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Fetal remains found at late doc's home moved to Indiana

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Private sector seeks to profit by detaining migrant kid

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Binge eating videos find big audience, even for weight loss

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Consumer watchdog agency probes Juul and 5 more vaping firms

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Ohio counties tell court: Don't let state stop opioid trial

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Twin births in US now going down, at lowest level in decade

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Nonprofit notes for Oct. 3

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Vaping concerns forcing marijuana businesses to adjust

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Walmart to test new health care services for workers

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Chicago teachers set strike date as contract talks resume

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Group pulls video that stirred talk of designer babies

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US judge: Injection sites don't violate federal drug laws

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Man sues Oregon clinic over donated sperm used for 17 kids

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The Latest: Sanders says he's 'feeling good' after procedure

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Federal judge in Philadelphia rules supervised injection site to thwart overdoses would not violate federal drug laws

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New abortion clinic being built in Illinois, near St. Louis

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Vaping group mounts legal challenge to temporary sales ban

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Company claims Oklahoma judge miscalculated opioid award

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Retail giant Walmart halts sales of Zantac and related drugs

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Dietician's nightmare: NC State Fair announces 2019 menu

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Republican former House speaker endorses Medicaid expansion for Oklahoma

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Attorneys for opioid maker want judge to correct alleged $107 million mathematical error in judgment rendered against them

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Walk to End Alzheimer's to raise funds, promote awareness

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Johnson & Johnson settles with 2 Ohio counties over opioids

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Los Angeles County bans flavored tobacco products

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Kansas conservatives push to undo abortion rights ruling

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Georgia abortion law

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Trump and Pelosi aides talk drug costs despite impeachment

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Drug stores trying to remove judge from US opioid litigation

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San Francisco campaign to stop e-cigarette measure pushes on

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Judge says Georgia's abortion law can't take effect while legal challenge is pending

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The Latest: Campaign to defeat Juul-backed measure goes on

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Watchdog finds DEA was 'slow to respond' to opioid epidemic

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Judge: Treatment of Tennessee inmates with hep C improving

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West Virginia health data reveals surge in hepatitis C cases

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Don't let your vet bill dog you forever

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Smoking ban at VA facilities has some veterans fuming

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Weighty subject: How to keep bones strong

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Doing these five things could decrease your risk of Alzheimer's by 60 percent, new study shows

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Hawaii birthrate decrease affecting economy and population

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Judge issues mixed ruling in Virginia abortion law challenge

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16 Indianapolis students mistakenly injected with insulin

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Man falls into Yellowstone hot spring, severely burned

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Trump officials shuffle funds to cover family planning gaps

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Chicago-area medical equipment cleaning plant won't reopen

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Utah woman says bison flipped her into air, broke her ankle

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CVS stops sale of heartburn drugs with suspect contaminant

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Joaquin Phoenix on 'Joker' weight loss, dance and De Niro

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Local cardiologist encourages 'Heart Heroes' on World Heart Day

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Maryland law raising smoking age goes into effect Tuesday

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At-home rape kit companies respond to cease-and-desist letters from Oklahoma Attorney General

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How tech can help seniors connect, communicate

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California resident hospitalized with more than 100 stings

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Can Washington deliver on drug costs amid impeachment probe?

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Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious

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Meacham: OKC-based Simergent develops alternative dialysis treatment

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Feds crack Medicare gene test fraud that peddled cheek swabs

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Bryce Cornet has a heart for racing, but a racing heart? That nearly ended his career

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'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star faces his own health problems

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Oklahoma college grads find jobs in business, health, education fields

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Standing by Ellie: Man's loyalty to dog defies rare illness

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Washington to issue flavored vape ban, joining other states

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Michigan will spray in fight against deadly mosquito virus

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Quebec officials confirm first illness related to vaping

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Military sees frustrating trend as suicides spike

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From parade to pandemic: Museum looks at 1918's deadly flu

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Oklahoma's first case of vaping-associated lung injury found in Tulsa County teen, health department reports

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High-flying marijuana vapes take hit from health scare

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Tennessee's abortion waiting period trial goes to judge

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US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 12

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Vaping industry seeks to block New York ban on e-cig flavors

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Walmart's Sam's Club launches health care pilot to members

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Health officials report Oklahoma's first vaping illness

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Health officials: It's time to give flu vaccine another shot

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Judge in opioid litigation won't remove himself from case

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Johnson & Johnson appeals Oklahoma's $572M opioid ruling

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Drug companies appeal $572 million opioid trial verdict

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 26, 2019

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Juul stops e-cigarette ads as teen vaping, illnesses grow

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What we know (and don't) about Juul, teen vaping and illness

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The Latest: Supreme Court won't halt Texas execution

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'A planet full of ifs': Young people express climate angst

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Officials: 75,000 vaping cartridges seized in Anoka County

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Witnesses clash in Tennessee abortion wait period trial

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Vape shop sues to stop Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigs

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Philip Morris, Altria end merger talks; Juul CEO steps down

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Abortion rights group challenges proposed Oklahoma law

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Report: Opioids settlement won't fix areas hardest hit

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Best Buy digs deeper into health care tech for elderly

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Service dog whose story raised awareness of PTSD has died

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Rhode Island is latest state to bar flavored vape products

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More OKC schools adopting newcomer graduation ceremonies

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New Mexico man dies after swarm of wasps attacks, stings him

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Man who faked being teen doctor has been freed from prison

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OU to offer advanced training for nurses

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Massachusetts temporarily banning sale of vaping products

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The Latest: Massachusetts panel OKs ban on vape sales

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US official expects 'hundreds more' cases of vaping illness

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Massachusetts governor declares public health emergency, orders temporary ban on sale of vaping products

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A spoonful less sugar, tad more fat: US diets still lacking

28 days ago

It's a vegan world after all, at least at Disney parks

28 days ago

Truck stop camel prescribed antibiotics after woman bites it

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Short Shot: About Hep A and Hep B

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Oklahoma center tests drug for prostate cancer patients on active surveillance

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Oklahoma health notes

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6 early signs of Alzheimer's you shouldn't ignore

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Exercising to ease pain: Taking brisk walks can help

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Tennessee abortion clinics hope to defeat waiting period

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Appeals court weighs challenges to Trump abortion rule

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The Latest: Judge hears arguments for abortion wait period

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Judge hears arguments in challenge to Georgia abortion law

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Alabama Gov. Ivey: 'I'm doing fine' after cancer diagnosis

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Hearing-impaired woman fatally shoots intruder in Oklahoma

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Authorities: 1 dead in Detroit assisted living facility fire

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Face transplant recipient's donor face now failing

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Face transplant recipient's donor face now failing

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Trial approaching in California hospital antitrust case

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Paradise lost: Meth has saturated communities in southeast Oklahoma

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Scott Meacham: Biotech startups fill health care needs

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Teen develops severe lung damage after vaping

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Army recruit dies before training exercise in South Carolina

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OKC doctor practicing in Warr Acres accused of illegally dispensing opioids, identity theft

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State briefs: Mental health organization to hold Night to Remember

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How a blind grandmother won a prestigious scholarship

5 months ago

Patient records found at shuttered Indiana abortion clinics

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2 vaping companies settle LA suit, won't sell to minors

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Alabama gov begins treatment for cancerous spot on her lung

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South Dakota marijuana backers push 2 ballot measures

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Nurses, auto strikes may be signs of awakening US unions

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The Latest: Patient records found at closed abortion clinics

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Correction: Rare Mosquito Disease story

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After rural hospital's closure, county seeks other options

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City gardens, public produce stands ease 'food desert' woes

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What makes Impossible meat possible? A "bloody" ingredient

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3M halting some work in Alabama for environmental reasons

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Conservationist Fabien Cousteau to speak at Oklahoma City University on Tuesday

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State legislator to teach mindfulness at Saturday event

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