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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

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Your brain on marijuana

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how marijuana affects the brain and how pot can be used to treat certain conditions. Read more

Corvallis, union reach new 5-year deal

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The city of Corvallis and its largest union have reached agreement on a new five-year contract. Read more

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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

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

Medicare Advantage Riding High As New Insurers Flock To Sell To Seniors

The private health plans that are an alternative to government-run Medicare continue to grow despite the Affordable Care Act’s cuts of billions of dollars in funding. 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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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cellulite can't be completely eliminated, but some treatments may reduce its appearance

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is dry brushing effective for getting rid of cellulite? What about creams with caffeine? Is there anything else that works? 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

Are you storing food safely?

Courtesy of the Food and Drug Administration. Whether putting food in the refrigerator, the freezer, or the cupboard, you have plenty of opportunities to prevent foodborne illnesses. The goal is to keep yourself and others from being sickened by microorganisms such as Salmonella, E. coli O157: H7 and C.... Read more