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Archive: February 16, 2016

Increased breastfeeding could save 820,000 lives, according to research published in the journal, The Lancet. (maja/

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Increased breastfeeding could save the lives of Tennessee mothers and babies. A new report published in the medical journal, The Lancet, suggests increasing that number could save 820,000 babies and women every year around the world. The primary reason, say experts, is the anti ...Read More

A mountain lion peers through the underbrush at the Capitol Reef National Park in South-Central Utah. (National Park Service)

SALT LAKE CITY - More than 29,000 mountain lions have been killed across the country in the past decade by trophy hunters, according to a new report. The Humane Society of the United States lists Utah among the top five states where large numbers of the big cats, also called cougars, have been hunte ...Read More

Walk Across Arkansas is an eight-week program to encourage people to get more exercise. It's sponsored by the University of Arkansas in order to reduce the state's high obesity rate. (Kevin Patrick Allen)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansans are being urged to lace up their shoes for the next eight weeks. Walk Across Arkansas has begun, with the goal of getting more people in shape and interested in exercising. LaVona Traywick, health and aging specialist with the University of Arkansas, says participants ...Read More

The Wyoming House will consider a bill that could help patients avoid expensive nursing homes by offering more training to their family caregivers. (Victor 69/iStockphoto)

CHEYENNE, Wy. - The state Legislature's House Health Labor and Social Services Committee advanced a bill Monday night that could help patients avoid expensive nursing homes by giving their family caregivers some basic support. Tim Lockwood, associate state director for communications and advocacy ...Read More

Parents and children are asking Indiana lawmakers to do more to ensure clean air and water in the state. (Kiyana Carter)

INDIANAPOLIS - State lawmakers are still mulling over a bill that would give the federal government more power over environmental rules and standards in Indiana. The Hoosier Environmental Council has been fighting it and on Monday invited parents and students to the Statehouse to help convince law ...Read More

A bill to prevent municipalities from raising the minimum wage advanced in the Idaho House on Monday. (cohdra/morguefile)

BOISE, Idaho - and Anne Nesse (NESS-see), director of The House Business Committee in the Idaho Legislature moved Monday to make sure cities and counties won't be able to raise their minimum wage, even though so far they have refused to consider a bill to raise it statewide. Hou ...Read More

The unexpected vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court could hurt the chances of success for a case affecting millions of undocumented immigrants. (kconnors/morguefile)

SAN FRANCISCO - Advocates for immigrants' rights are working through the implications of the unexpected vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court trying to determine how it affects a case that could decide the legal status of millions of undocumented immigrants. The passing of conservative Justice Antonin ...Read More

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