In this July 31, 2014 photo, a lone star tick is displayed on a monitor in a lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, in Raleigh, N.C. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in longtime carnivores who were bitten by Lone Star ticks, which are found in the Southwest and eastern half of the U.S. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the U.S. are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.

In this Friday, July 18, 2014 photo, Melanie Thompson and HIV patient Brian Albright look over his medical bills and correspondence with his insurance company in Atlanta. Albright, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1987, estimates his prescription drugs cost $30,000 a year. Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

AIDS patients fear insurance discrimination in US

Patient advocates in the U.S. say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the country’s new health care law by shifting much of the cost to customers.

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Study ties new gene to major breast cancer risk

Mutations in the gene can make breast cancer up to nine times more likely to develop, an international team of researchers reports in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine.

Artist rendering of the Shared Services Center which will occupy a building located at 1700 Magnavox Way in Fort Wayne.

Healthcare provider adding 300+ jobs

Business and political leaders announced the expansion of an affiliate of the Lutheran Health Network  that will more than 300 jobs to Fort Wayne over the next two to three years.

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, a variety of foods labeled Gluten Free are displayed in Frederick, Md., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Starting this week, "gluten free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten free" had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

‘Gluten-free’ labeling standards kick in

Starting this week, “gluten-free” labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term “gluten-free” had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.