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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

State Highlights: Study Finds Vast Disparity In What Colorado Hospitals Charge Over Other States;...

Media outlets report on news from Colorado, New York, Utah, Georgia, Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, South Carolina, Delaware, Illinois and Washington. Denver Post: Colorado Hospitals Charge Patients...

HHS Wants Popular Herbal Supplement Kratom Placed In Same Class As Heroin For Its...

Scientists worry, however, that such a ban would stifle research on chemicals that could be developed into alternatives to the addictive prescription opioids. In...

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative...

Teens’ Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery Can Often Open The Door To Opioid Addiction

In the year following the surgery, close to 6 percent of patients who left their dentist’s office with a prescription for opioids had a...

Viewpoints: Medicaid Director Is Perfect Fit For Trump Administration; Lessons On Costs Of Being...

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Portland Press Herald: Mary Mayhew Brings Maine Failures To WashingtonPrior experience is a key part...

State Highlights: ‘Street Medicine’ Movement To Help Sick Homeless Is Surging Across County; Advocates...

Media outlets report on news from Texas, Idaho, Illinois, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Kansas, Georgia, California, Pennsylvania and Arizona. Stateline: The Homeless Get Sick; ‘Street Medicine’...

Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills No Guard Against Cancer Or Serious Heart Trouble

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent...

Perspectives: #WhyIDidn’tReport: Rape Culture ‘Very Much At Play’ In America Today

Opinion writers weigh in on the complicated issue of reporting sexual assault. Boston Globe: I Am Chessy Prout’s Mother. I Know What Happens When A...

Viewpoints: Lessons On Infectious Diseases And Global Warming’s Danger To Public Health; Ketamine Is...

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. Los Angeles Times: As The World Warms, Deadly And Disfiguring Tropical Diseases Are Inching Their Way...

Hospital-Acquired Infections Dip, But Experts Say That There’s Still More Work To Do

Experts say there are certain infection types--such as pneumonia or C. diff--that aren't showing any progress. Meanwhile, health care executives weigh in on what...

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Davie County man convicted of child rape found dead in North Carolina prison cell

Robert James Spicer × Davie County man convicted of child rape found dead in North Carolina prison cell Robert James Spicer RALEIGH, N.C. — A Davie County man was...

Woman injured after being hit by stray bullet during New Year’s celebrations in North...

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Woman killed, 4 others hurt, 2 dogs dead in North Carolina crash

(WSOC) × Woman killed, 4 others hurt, 2 dogs dead in North Carolina crash HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – A woman has died and three other adults and a child...