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  • Entertainment

    Lady Gaga calls PTSD struggle one of her 'deepest secrets'

    NEW YORK (AP) Lady Gaga has revealed that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from her rape at the age of 19.The 30-year-old singer made the announcement in an interview broadcast on NBC's "Today" show on Monday. Gaga was...

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  • Entertainment

    Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victims

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone.These were some of the people killed when flames ripped through a...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victims

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone.These were some of the people killed when flames ripped through a...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Gwynn's death helped change MLB culture on smokeless tobacco

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) Tony Gwynn's death from oral cancer was a turning point in baseball's culture that long tolerated smokeless tobacco.Baseball's new labor contract, agreed to last week, bans chew among players with no current major league...

    By Ronald Blum, AP Baseball Writer|

  • News

    Goals missed on obesity, food poisoning, despite gov't push

    NEW YORK (AP) Progress in the U.S. against obesity, food poisoning, and infections spread in hospitals has been uneven and disappointing, despite dedicated efforts to fight these health threats by the nation's top public health agency.The...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

  • Health

    Many smartphone health apps don't flag danger, says review

    NEW YORK (AP) Don't count on smartphone health apps in an emergency: A review shows many don't warn when you're in danger.The study published Monday in the journal Health Affairs found problems even with apps considered to be among the...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Ex-firefighter gets prison for holding colleagues hostage

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) A former firefighter who held four colleagues hostage at gunpoint after he was terminated from the suburban Philadelphia department where they all volunteered has been sentenced to at least a decade in prison.KYW-TV reports...

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  • News

    Prosecutors: Truck stop chiropractor falsified health exams

    ATLANTA (AP) Federal authorities say they've charged a chiropractor operating out of an Atlanta truck stop with falsifying required medical exams for truckers.The exams are aimed at ensuring that drivers operate safely on the nation's...

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  • News

    VA dentist accused of using improperly cleaned tools resigns

    TOMAH, Wis. (AP) A dentist has resigned from his position at a Wisconsin Veterans Affairs hospital amid accusations he treated hundreds of patients with improperly cleaned equipment.The VA in Tomah, Wisconsin, announced the dentist's...

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  • News

    USS Arizona survivor heads to Pearl Harbor 75 years later

    HONOLULU (AP) Lauren Bruner was getting ready for church in 1941 on his battleship, the USS Arizona, when the alarm sounded.The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor had begun, and Bruner, then 21, scampered up five stories by ladder to the enormous...

    By Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press|

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