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San Diego declares end to Hepatitis A emergency
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- San Diego's public health emergency for Hepatitis A has ended after no new cases of the liver-damaging virus were reported in the past month and no deaths since October....



Philadelphia wants safe injection sites to help opioid fight
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. city to allow supervised drug injection sites as a way to combat the opioid epidemic, officials announced Tuesday, saying they are seeking outside operators to establish one or more in the city....



Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear yet
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes....



Trump's move may nudge holdout GOP states to expand Medicaid
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor....



Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide abortions has left impoverished women around the world without treatment for HIV, malaria and other diseases, health groups say, calling it "devastating" because Trump went where no administration had gone before....