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AP Top Health News at 9:14 p.m. EDT

Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it, the third-highest ranking Republican senator said Sunday....

5 reasons why health care bill would fail, 3 why it may not
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation....

Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heat
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Experts say the temperature inside of the tractor-trailer where smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat....





Baby Charlie protesters rally as hospital reports threats
LONDON (AP) -- Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment rallied Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats....

Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Repeal and replace "Obamacare." Just repeal. Or let it fail - maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care....

Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some relatives of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel laureate....

No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their heads....

Native Hawaiians not very healthy, first national study says
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hawaii consistently ranks among the healthiest states, but a federal survey found Native Hawaiians are in unusually bad health....

Vet groups urge House to reject plan to fix VA's budget gap
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight major veterans' organizations on Saturday urged Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs as the House moved quickly to address a budget shortfall that threatened medical care for thousands of patients....

Doctors' group tells Senate to fix, not repeal 'Obamacare'
CHICAGO (AP) -- The nation's largest doctors' group urged senators on Friday to stop trying to repeal or replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and instead begin a bipartisan effort to stabilize the insurance marketplace....