NHL concussion lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota.A special panel...

Deaths from stroke and heart disease are down

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That's according to a new study from the Yale School of Medicine, which examined data on more than 34 million fee-for-service Medicare patients 65 and older. Researchers found that, between 1999 and 2011, the...

Showdown votes may decide fate of soda tax

Business | Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The question of whether a bottle of Dr Pepper with 64 grams of sugar should be treated like a pack of cigarettes is being considered in San Francisco and Berkeley, with the two California cities aiming to become the country’s first to pass per-ounce taxes on sugary drinks.