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New laws to ease doctor shortage see long delays, criticism

There are more than 6,200 places nationwide with a shortage of primary care physicians, ranging from urban neighborhoods to entire rural counties, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

People stand inside a closed Chipotle restaurant on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in the Cleveland Circle neighborhood of Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Boston College: 80 sickened after eating at Chipotle

Boston College said Tuesday the number of students complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms after eating at a Chipotle this weekend has climbed to 80, up from the 30 it reported the previous day.

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Catholic Charities taking new office on the road

Catholic Charities is adding a fourth office to its Fort Wayne-South Bend Division, but this one is on wheels. The mobile unit will travel to all 14 counties in the diocese.

Walgreens and WANE partner for Flu Day event

The event is meant to help those who may not be planning to get a flu shot because they’re uninsured or underinsured get vaccinated against the potentially deadly illness.

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AMA backs prescription drug ad ban

The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for a ban on direct-to-consumer ads for prescription drugs and implantable medical devices, saying they contribute to rising costs and patients’ demands for inappropriate treatment.