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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Why the 'exercise pill' isn't likely to eliminate the gym any time soon

Recent headlines touting the benefits of an "exercise pill" have teased the idea that it could be possible to skip the gym and...

Hepatitis C rates nearly double in pregnant women amid opioid epidemic, CDC says

Rates of the viral disease hepatitis C have risen sharply in recent years, nearly doubling in pregnant women, according to a new report...

GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

After campaigning on repealing the health care law and voting to gut it, an Iowa Republican is cautioning constituents fearful of losing coverage...

Senate conservatives: Ease Obama health care law protections

Conservative senators are pushing to diminish insurance coverage requirements imposed by President Barack Obama's health care law as Senate Republicans try fashioning legislation...

Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

Brazil declared an end to its public health emergency over the Zika virus on Thursday, 18 months after a surge in cases drew...

Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

The heroin epidemic is driving up hepatitis C infections, with the biggest increase in people in their 20s, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The...

Report links painkillers to increased risk of heart attack

A new report in the British Medical Journal appears to link commonly used painkillers to an increased risk of heart attack. The painkillers that...

Aetna becomes latest insurer to flee ACA exchanges

While Republicans rewrite the Affordable Care Act in Washington, the immediate future of the law has grown hazier with the nation's third-largest health...

The Latest: GOP lawmaker: I didn't come to 'defend' Trump

The Latest on a town hall held by a Republican who helped pass a House health care overhaul bill (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A...

Republican who helped pass health bill faces angry voters

A Republican who played a key role in helping the GOP-led U.S. House pass an Affordable Care Act replacement bill faced angry voters...

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