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Colo, oldest gorilla in world captivity, dies in Ohio zoo at 60
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Colo, oldest gorilla in world captivity, dies in Ohio zoo at 60
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The world's oldest captive gorilla died in her Ohio habitat, less than a month after she reached the milestone age of 60, the Columbus Zoo said.
Hispanics, blacks less likely to get treatment for high blood pressure: Study
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Hispanics, blacks less likely to get treatment for high blood pressure: Study
Black and Hispanic Americans are less likely than whites to get high blood pressure under control, a new study suggests.
Monkey study boosts theory that fewer calories can extend life
Health News // 8 hours ago
Monkey study boosts theory that fewer calories can extend life
A calorie-restricted diet helps monkeys live longer, healthier lives, a new study suggests.
Elephants block traffic through game reserve with street brawl
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Elephants block traffic through game reserve with street brawl
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A visitor to a South African game reserve captured dramatic video of two huge elephants having a brawl in the middle of a road.
Steep rise in births to U.S. women using opioids
Health News // 8 hours ago
Steep rise in births to U.S. women using opioids
Over a decade, there was a nearly fivefold increase in the number of babies born each year to American women who have used opioids, a federal government report says.
Amazon to begin accepting food stamps for USDA pilot program
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Amazon to begin accepting food stamps for USDA pilot program
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Amazon will soon accept food stamps online to help the Agriculture Department start a program aimed at making fresh food more available to low-income Americans.
Obamacare repeal could bring more uninsured, higher premiums
Health News // 9 hours ago
Obamacare repeal could bring more uninsured, higher premiums
Repealing major parts of the Affordable Care Act could deprive 18 million Americans of insurance in the first year, a new report concludes.
Firefighters free 3-year-old boy from washing machine
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Firefighters free 3-year-old boy from washing machine
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Members of a Chinese fire department were filmed dismantling a washing machine to rescue a 3-year-old boy who became trapped inside the appliance.
1 in 3 adults diagnosed with asthma may not have it: Study
Health News // 9 hours ago
1 in 3 adults diagnosed with asthma may not have it: Study
Many adults who've been diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the respiratory disease, a new study suggests.
Millions with metabolic syndrome not getting the vitamin E they need
Health News // 9 hours ago
Millions with metabolic syndrome not getting the vitamin E they need
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A study from Oregon State University shows that people with metabolic syndrome may not be getting sufficient amounts of vitamin E.
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