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Maine Gov. LePage sorry for comments on ‘young white’ girls

AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican Gov. Paul LePage apologized Friday for his remark about out-of-state drug dealers impregnating “young white” girls, calling it a slip of the tongue and saying he didn’t mean to inject race into discussion of Maine’s heroin ...

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Snacking late-night could affect your memory

Brian Hagiwara/Getty Images You shouldn’t eat junk food — and definitely not right before you go to bed. Your late-night munchies already make you fat — now they’ll make you forgetful. A new study from the University of California says ...

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Stay warm with style

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Boot socks are a type of sock suitable for wearing with boots. Typically made from a knitted material, popular styles of knit currently are the cable and fairisle knit. Boot socks provide additional comfort and warmth in colder weather.  Boots are ...

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Challenges of chest wall disorders

Dr. Andrew Kaufman, an assistant professor of thoracic surgery at Mount Sinai, is an expert in chest wall disorders. The Specialist: An assistant professor of thoracic surgery at Mount Sinai, Dr. Andrew Kaufman specializes in treating disorders of the chest ...

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Hangover remedies, what works and what doesn’t

iStock If you’re feeling awful from a hangover, check out this advice from experts on what works and what does not. New year, same old hangover. Can burgers and fries erase the effects of too much tequila? Or, can you ...

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Fake Christmas trees could make you sick

Adam C Bartlett/Getty Images Americans buy 9.5 million fake trees each year, but some people could get sick from them. If the holidays are leaving you feeling lousy, it may not be your in-laws. It could be the fake tree. ...

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Gifts from the three wise men have health, wealth benefits

Marilyn Barbone Gold, frankincense and myrrh in abstract pattern over old paper are the three most famous gifts in history and all of them keep giving in many ways. Have yourself a merry — and healthy — little Christmas. Those ...

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New E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle hits 3 more states

ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS The development is the latest bad news for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., which saw its sales plummet after the emergence of the larger E. coli outbreak that has sickened 53 people in nine states. The most recent illness ...

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National drug overdose deaths soar past 47,000 in 2014

Getty Images The amount of deaths reached records highs in 2014. NEW YORK — Drug overdose deaths surged in 14 states last year, pushing the nation to a record count, according to a government report released Friday. Rates went up ...

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200 women join lawsuit against WEN hair care products

Hair today, gone tomorrow. More than 200 women in 40 states have joined a class-action lawsuit against the makers of the hair care line WEN, claiming that the products can cause severe hair damage — including bald spots and rashes, ...

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