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Democratic Voters’ Concerns About Bernie Sanders’ Health Have Faded

Democratic voters’ concerns about Sen. Bernie Sanders’ health have ebbed significantly since October, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds.  After the Vermont independent suffered a heart attack this past autumn, just 28% of Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters said they believed his physical condition was good enough for him to serve effectively as president for the next four years. […]

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What is Angular Cheilitis, The Painful Cracks Around Your Mouth?

Dehydration: Dehydration is one of the major causes of xerostomia. People with certain health conditions, like uncontrolled diabetes, are particularly susceptible to increased urination and dehydration and, therefore, are more likely to develop angular cheilitis. Medications: Medications that can irritate the skin like the acne drug isotretinoin, or treatments like chemotherapy can also cause irritation […]

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Black At The Ballot

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a majority of the Democratic presidential candidates were on the steps of the Statehouse awkwardly stumbling through the words of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” the Black national anthem. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and former Massachusetts Governor […]

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Democrats Did Something Big On Health Care And Nobody Is Paying Attention

House Democrats passed a major health care bill last December, one that promises substantial, much-needed relief to Americans struggling with cost of prescription drugs. Yet somehow, almost no one outside of Washington seems to be paying attention. The most important provision of the bill would allow the federal government to negotiate directly with manufacturers over […]