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A Mysterious Bacterial Infection Is Killing People In The Midwest

A mysterious blood infection that has killed 17 people in Wisconsin over the past four months has now been linked to the death of a Michigan resident, raising the stakes for medical investigators who are scrambling to trace the source of the outbreak. Since November, at least 54 people in Wisconsin have fallen seriously ill … Continue reading

A Surgical Tech May Have Exposed Over 5,000 Patients To Hepatitis And HIV In Hospitals Across Four States

Hospitals in four states are warning thousands of patients that they may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV by a former hospital worker who allegedly tampered with patients’ syringes to steal narcotic pain medication. The alert comes after Rocky Allen, 28, a former surgical technician, was indicted last month in Colorado on charges of … Continue reading

4 Students Injured In Shooting At Ohio High School

Two students were shot and two additional students were injured Monday during a shooting at a high school in Madison Township, Ohio. A suspect is in custody and all other students are safe, according to the school district’s Facebook page.  Madison Local School District confirmed the incident on Facebook, saying that none of the students … Continue reading

BREAKING: 5 Dead After Domestic Violence-Related Shooting In Washington State

Five people are dead, including a gunman, after a shooting in rural Washington State Friday, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received reports of four shot at a home in Belfair, the agency said on Twitter. A SWAT team assisted the sheriff’s office on the scene, where a standoff and negotiations … Continue reading

Kalamazoo Rampage Was The 42nd Mass Shooting In 2016

At least six people were killed and two more left critically wounded Saturday evening during a shooting spree in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, marking the 42nd mass shooting on U.S. soil since the start of 2016. The rampage began about 6 p.m. Saturday outside an apartment complex on the eastern edge of Kalamazoo County, where a … Continue reading

BREAKING: At Least 6 Killed As Gunman Randomly Shoots People In Kalamazoo, Michigan

At least six people have been killed and three others injured in what is being described as a “random shooting” in the Kalamazoo area of Michigan on Saturday night, according to multiple media reports. Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Paul Matyas told local Michigan station WLTZ  that four people were shot and killed at a Cracker Barrel … Continue reading

‘Moderate’ John Kasich Is About To Defund Planned Parenthood

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the so-called “moderate” in the Republican presidential primary race, confirmed on Wednesday that he will sign into law an extreme new piece of legislation that effectively defunds Planned Parenthood clinics statewide by denying state and federal grants to “organizations that provide or advocate for abortion care, are affiliated with organizations that … Continue reading

Good News For Obamacare: 2016 Enrollment Numbers Exceed Hopes

The Department of Health and Human Services just released the 2016 enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act, and the results are good news for supporters of the President’s signature health care law: the third enrollment season brought in nearly 13 million sign-ups for Obamacare, exceeding the government’s goals for enrollment and beating last year’s … Continue reading

Florida Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Zika Virus Cases

Zika virus is making headlines for the third time this week, after the governor of Florida declared a state of emergency in four counties with confirmed cases of the disease, which is thought to be linked to birth defects and neurological disorders. The news comes just a day after Texas health officials confirmed the first … Continue reading

Donations From Donald Trump’s ‘Pro-Veterans Event’ Are Going To His Own Foundation

On Thursday night, while the rest of the Republican presidential field took the stage in Iowa for yet another debate, Donald Trump was hosting an event that his campaign said “would “benefit Veteran Organizations.” But no one, including the Trump campaign, has been able to identify the beneficiaries. Hours before the hastily organized “fundraiser,” which … Continue reading

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