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Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Emily Swanson
GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism

GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism

Even among rank-and-file Republicans, there's opposition to changes that would let insurers charge higher premiums to older adults, and many disapprove of cuts to Medicaid for low-income people, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Concert to help support mental health outreach

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Harrison Long

Stop the Stigma, a local nonprofit dedicated to combating misconceptions surrounding mental illness and those seeking treatment, will host a daylong event at BackYard on Bell starting at 2 p. m. Saturday.

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Two years after concussion, a chance at relief

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Steve Gamel

Jackson Weatherford has told only a few people about the outcome of a new medical procedure that gave him partial relief from his post-concussion symptoms. Now he wants to tell everyone, with the understanding he still has a long way to go.

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Zika vaccine testing to start

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Lauran Neergaard

U.S. health officials have begun enrolling volunteers for critical next-stage testing of an experimental vaccine to protect against Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that can cause devastating birth defects in pregnant women.