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Poll Shows More Support For Affordable Care Act

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Undated) -- Nearly as many people now view the Affordable Care Act favorably as those who oppose it. The latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll shows the gap between the two sides is the narrowest it's been since the fall of 2012, a year before the law's bungled rollout. The poll says 43 percent of respondents…

Two Wanted In Connection With Illegal Butt Injections

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Dallas, TX) -- Police in Dallas, Texas are looking for two people accused of illegally doing butt injections. Investigators started looking into Denise "Wee Wee" Ross and Jimmy Joe "Alicia" Clarke after one client died last month in their Deep Ellum business. They believe Ross and Clarke were injecting common household items into the backsides…

Two More American Aid Workers Being Monitored For Ebola

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Undated) -- Two more American healthcare workers are now being monitored for possible exposure to Ebola. They returned to the U.S. from Sierra Leone Wednesday because one of their colleagues is being treated for the deadly virus at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland. The CDC says a total of 18 Americans have been…

1.3M Calls To Nation’s Poison Centers Involve Kids And Medicine

Posted On March 18, 2015

(New York, NY) -- Nearly half of the one-point-three-million calls to poison centers each year involve kids and medicine. Kate Carr of Safe Kids Worldwide says the nation's 55 centers get eleven-hundred calls a day from frantic parents.   Carr's advocacy group did a study showing that young children often mistake colorful pills for candy.…

Dolce: I Wasn’t Trying To Judge

Posted On March 18, 2015

(Undated) -- One of the men behind the popular Dolce and Gabbana fashion brand says he didn't mean to judge when he called children born of in vitro fertilization "synthetic." Domenico Dolce sparked a huge backlash when he told an Italian magazine IVF babies were "chemistry children and synthetic children." Now, he's telling CNN he…