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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.

The Major Cause Of Death In American Children Isn’t Disease But Injury Caused By...

But the authors did see some good news in the car crash statistics as safety features and drunken driving initiatives helped cut the numbers...

‘The Drop Is Simply Stunning’: Higher Deaths Combined With Fewer Births Undercut U.S. Population...

“The aging population is starting to take its toll,” said William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution. However, the population shifts in some...

More Than 180K Virginians Enroll In Newly Expanded Medicaid Program

Virginia lawmakers battled for years over Medicaid expansion, but finally reached an agreement this year. The sign-ups show the program has reached nearly half...

‘One Is Too Many, And A Thousand Is Never Enough’: A Look At How...

The New York Times investigates what makes the opioid epidemic unique and how the drugs can permanently alter the brain chemistry of anyone who...

Juul Closes Is On Deal With One Of The World’s Largest Tobacco Companies

The possible deal with Altria comes as e-cigarette maker Juul faces increasing regulatory scrutiny. The union would give Juul access to Altria's marketing skills...

Viewpoints: States Can Sidestep Dangerous Trends In Health Care; Positive Progress Left Behind In...

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: States Have New Roadmap For Health Care Reform A new federal report gives states a...

State Highlights: Negotiations On Hospital Plans For Poor Neighborhoods In D.C. Make Progress; Ohio’s...

Media outlets focus on news from D.C., Ohio, Minnesota, California, Georgia, Missouri, Oregon, Colorado and Pennsylvania. The Washington Post: D.C. Council Approves Bill Relaxing Restrictions...

Tough Path Through Middle School Ensues For Tween Boys. Sweetness Fades And ‘Manhood’ Emerges.

It's a time when many boys shut themselves off from the world, says psychologist Michael Thompson, leading to social problems. “Are you strong enough?...

Despite Rampant Warning Signs Of Abuse, Drug Companies And DEA Failed To Stem Flood...

The House Energy and Commerce Committee report, which was the culmination of an 18-month investigation of alleged pill dumping in West Virginia, shows how...

Sen. Warren Targets ‘Broken’ Generics Market In Effort To Curb High Drug Costs, But...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced legislation that would allow the government to manufacture generic drugs if needed. But overall generic drug prices have been...

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