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This Blame Game Is Driving Up Health Insurance Costs

The health care debate in Congress is already hurting insurance customers.

Mon, 29 May 2017 09:20:00 GMT
Sugar Feeds Some Kinds of Lung Cancer Cells

Can cutting sugar reduce your risk of some kinds of lung cancer?

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:42:20 GMT
Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Up 55 Percent

Deaths from Alzheimer's disease rose by 55 percent over the last 18 years, and the CDC is worried about caregivers.

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:39:57 GMT
Gene Study Shows Zika's Stealthy Spread

The Zika virus was spreading in Brazil for as long as a year before anyone noticed, and for weeks and months in places such as Miami, studies show.

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:38:44 GMT
What the GOP Bill Would Do to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'

Maternity care. Mental health. Dentist visits for kids. States trying to save money health insurance are likely to ask to cut these and other services if the latest version of the GOP's health reform bill passes, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday.

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:36:37 GMT
Some Hospitals Will Now Offer Patients Interest-Free Loans

Around 77 percent of Americans cannot afford an unexpected medical bill of $2,000 or more.

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:16:01 GMT
Two Staffers at Pennsylvania Rehab 'Lodge' Die of Drug Overdoses

Two staffers at an unlicensed Pennsylvania recovery home for drug addicts trying to kick their habits died on the same night from the same thing overdoses from a lethal mix of heroin and fentanyl.

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:13:00 GMT
Health Care Bill Impact on Premiums, Uninsured, Pre-Existing Conditions

The GOP bill would insure 23 million fewer people than current law after a decade while potentially affecting many with pre-existing conditions, the CBO says.

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:18:00 GMT
Vermonters Turn Their Backs on Vaccine 'Debate'

When petitions and arguments failed to stop a meeting of vaccine skeptics, residents avoided confrontation. Instead, they held a bake sale.

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:14:13 GMT
Girl Pulled Into Water by Sea Lion Treated for 'Seal Finger'

The little Canadian girl who was dragged into the water by a sea lion over the weekend is being treated for a related infection, the Vancouver Aquarium said on Wednesday.

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:01:00 GMT
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