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The Best Cities for Vegans & Vegetarians

According to a 2016 Harris Poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, about eight million U.S. adults are vegan or vegetarian. Read more

Would Trump's New Drug TV Ad Proposal Make Prescription Drugs Cheaper?

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox: Limit Government In Health Care

John Cox, California’s Republican candidate for governor, contends that policies on abortion, health insurance and health care access should be guided by the conservative ideals of free market competition and personal responsibility. He hasn’t offered specific policy positions on health care, except that government should largely stay out of it. Read more

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MPG Ranch hopes hunters will help with new scavenger study

PERRY BACKUS pbackus@missoulian.com

Last winter a game camera snapped photographs of an immature bald eagle feasting on dead deer near … Read more

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Family makes last-minute plea to keep 9-year-old on ventilator

The parents of Payton Summons, who was declared brain-dead, have been granted more time to keep their 9-year-old on a ventilator at a Fort Worth, Texas, hospital. Read more

The Best Cities for Vegans & Vegetarians

According to a 2016 Harris Poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, about eight million U.S. adults are vegan or vegetarian. Read more

Listen: Health Care Issues Reverberate In The States

Although many health policies are set in Washington, states also have a big stake in making sure their residents have access to affordable and effective health care. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News joins a panel on the 1A radio broadcast looking at recent moves by states on health issues. Read more

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Want to live to age 100? Work less, rest more

The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity — especially if you overwork. Read more

These states have the highest rates of breast cancer

See which states have the highest, and lowest, breast cancer incidence rates. Read more

These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

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Talk to your parents about caregiving

Even if your parents are active and healthy, there comes a time when you realize they may need a little help as they age. While I'm hopeful that my parents, who are in their early 60 s and in good health, won't need much assistance from me for another 10 or 15 years, I've already started asking about their... Read more

Shop for a better deal on plans during Medicare open enrollment

If you've ever been to a restaurant with a long and bewildering menu, you know it can be tough to find appealing options that fit your budget. That's the challenge that seniors face this fall as they peruse Medicare coverage options that are more confusing than ever. From Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, Medicare... Read more

Get your passion (fruit) on!

Passion fruit is a type of berry that grows on a vine. It's been said that after eating passion fruit, you'll fall in love with the next person you see. Playful, or risqué as that may be, the historical passion behind this tropical Brazilian native is related to the passion of Christ, given by South American... Read more