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Tracy Morgan released from hospital, transferred to rehab center

Tracy Morgan released from hospital, transferred to rehab center

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 20 (UPI) --Tracy Morgan was released from the hospital Friday, and has been transferred to a rehab center to continue his "long" recovery.
Annie Martin
Tracy Morgan upgraded to fair condition

Tracy Morgan upgraded to fair condition

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 16 (UPI) --Tracy Morgan's doctors have upgraded his condition to "fair."
Kate Stanton
Tracy Morgan's rep says his condition is improving

Tracy Morgan's rep says his condition is improving

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) --Tracy Morgan's rep said in a statement that the comedian's condition is improving.
Kate Stanton
Tracy Morgan crash: Old Twitter bio from truck driver reads 'It's my road move or get hit'

Tracy Morgan crash: Old Twitter bio from truck driver reads 'It's my road move or get hit'

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 9 (UPI) --The truck driver charged with death and assault by auto in the Tracy Morgan crash has changed the suspicious bio he had on Twitter before the incident.
Veronica Linares
Tracy Morgan screamed for help in accident

Tracy Morgan screamed for help in accident

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 8 (UPI) --Tracy Morgan's limo driver said the comedian screamed out for help after fatal accident in New Jersey.
Danielle Haynes
Tracy Morgan in intensive car after six-vehicle accident

Tracy Morgan in intensive car after six-vehicle accident

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 7 (UPI) --Actor Tracy Morgan was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after a six-vehicle accident in New Jersey.
Danielle Haynes

Engineer charged in collapse of shopping mall roof in Canada

TORONTO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Ontario authorities Friday charged an engineer who inspected a Canadian shopping mall that later collapsed with criminal negligence causing death.

DDT exposure linked to increased Alzheimer's risk

DALLAS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Exposure to DDT -- banned since 1972 in the United States -- may increase the risk developing Alzheimer's disease later in life, researchers say.
Many U.S. uninsured don't know they qualify for insurance

Many U.S. uninsured don't know they qualify for insurance

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A survey indicates many uninsured U.S. adults will likely remain uninsured this year because they don't know they qualify for a subsidy, or Medicaid.
Latinos say diabetes is their top health concern

Latinos say diabetes is their top health concern

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Latinos surveyed about their views on health and healthcare they receive in the U.S. said that diabetes was their No.1 health concern, a shift from previous surveys which suggested that cancer was the major health problem among the Latino community.
Ananth Baliga

Putting a label on healthy eating

Enhanced food nutrition labels, reduced-sodium initiatives in restaurants and options for exercise and healthier food at airports may make it easier to stick to those New Year resolutions.
MICHELLE GROENKE, United Press International
Major food, drink companies selling trillions fewer calories

Major food, drink companies selling trillions fewer calories

Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The 16 largest food and drink companies in the U.S. reduced total calories sold by 6.4 trillion from 2007 to 2012, which works out to 78 calories per person per day.
Ananth Baliga
Adults with no high school diploma live sicker, shorter lives

Adults with no high school diploma live sicker, shorter lives

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. adults without a high school diploma are living sicker, shorter lives than ever before -- especially white women, researchers say.
States spend 2% of tobacco settlement money on cessation

States spend 2% of tobacco settlement money on cessation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Fifteen years after the $246 billion tobacco legal settlements were reached most states are not spending much on tobacco cessation, U.S. researchers say.

Poll: Lack of physical education in schools concerns parents

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Almost 7-in-10 U.S. parents say they are concerned their children don't receive adequate physical education in school, a survey indicates.
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(William) Robert Wood (born 13 November 1949) is a UK-born Australian who was elected to the Australian Parliament in the 1987 elections as Senator for New South Wales.

Robert Wood was born at Gateshead in England. His father was an English steelworker; his mother was Italian. The family emigrated to Australia in 1963 as assisted passage migrants. Wood studied social work in both Sydney and Melbourne, and had a career as a youth and social worker prior to becoming a member of parliament. However, he was unemployed at the time of his election, with one newspaper suggesting he was 'probably the only Member of Parliament to have been elected while on the dole'. Wood has two children.

Wood was a member of the Nuclear Disarmament Party (NDP), and was its candidate at the NSW Vaucluse by-election in 1986. The NDP had failed narrowly to win a Senate seat in the 1984 federal election, when Midnight Oil singer Peter Garrett had stood under the party's banner. In 1987, the party had a lower profile, and Wood was at the head of its NSW Senate ticket. Though the party received only 1.53 per cent of the vote, Wood was elected as a result of preference flows from other parties, and the quota being nearly halved due to a double dissolution election for all Senate seats. This was the lowest primary vote ever received by a successful minor party or independent candidate in an Australian Senate election.

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