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Republican Senators to Get Their Health Care Bill This Week
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:44:16 GMT
Republican senators will learn the contents of the health care bill by Thursday as leadership continues to press for a vote before July 4.
Vaccines Can be Blamed With No Proof, Court Says
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:32:31 GMT
EU Court Says Vaccines can be Blamed for Illnesses Without Proof
Senate Republicans Weigh in on Pros, Cons of Health Care Bill
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:15:42 GMT
Senators Ted Cruz, Lindsey Graham and other Republicans offer reaction to the Senate's "discussion draft" on health care, with some still concerned about the cost of premiums and others feeling reassured that an amendment process awaits.
Women Skipping Doctor Visits To Lose Weight First
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:05:00 GMT
Nearly half of U.S. women don't realize heart disease is their top health risk, and many admit to skipping clinic visits because they want to lose weight first.
Why Medical Groups Hate the GOP Health Care Plans
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:37:32 GMT
Mainstream medical groups, from oncologists to pediatricians, are united in their opposition to the Republican health care plan.
Watch Cops Remove Protesters in Wheelchairs From Sen. McConnell's Office
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:55:57 GMT
Protesters gathered outside of Senator McConnell's office to express their outrage over the proposed Medicaid cuts. Many of them where then removed by authorities.
Funeral Homes Adding Therapy Dogs for Mourners
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:10:59 GMT
Therapy dogs in funeral homes help mourners process grief
Anthem to Pay Record $115M to Settle Lawsuits Over Hack
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:41:00 GMT
Anthem Inc. has agreed to settle litigation over hacking that compromised 79 million people's information for $115 million. It did not admit wrongdoing.
New Senate Health Bill Could Hit the Middle Class Hard
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:01:00 GMT
Obamacare was attacked for spiking insurance premiums. But they could go up even more under the new proposal.
FDA Head Plans Easier Road for Generic Drugs
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:05:54 GMT
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb says he wants the agency to find new ways to encourage development of cheaper generic drugs.
Fifth GOP Senator Comes Out Against Health Care Bill
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:21:00 GMT
Mitch McConnell intends to put his health care bill up for a full Senate vote next week but now five Republicans have come out against it in the current form.
Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Medicaid Cuts
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:43:53 GMT
Senate Republicans unveil a draft of health care legislation that will include big reductions to Medicaid, tax cuts and elimination of the insurance mandate.
Why Clutter Is Killing Your Focus
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:08:00 GMT
How to lose the stuff that's messing with your mental clarity and hurting your health.
The Surprising Perks of Being an Older Parent
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:58:00 GMT
A new study says older dads raise 'geekier' kids, plus five other perks of being an older parent.
Dietitian-Approved Frozen Treats Under 200 Calories
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:09:00 GMT
Because eyeballing a ½-cup scoop in a pint of ice cream is a serious exercise in willpower.
Teens Are Waiting Longer to Have Sex, CDC Report Finds
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:01:17 GMT
Rates of teen sex have declined after being stable between 2002-2010, CDC study finds
How Caterpillars Could Help Fight Killer Flu
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:31:21 GMT
FluBlok, a flu vaccine grown in caterpillar cells and purified using DNA alone, works as well and maybe better than egg-grown flu vaccines, a study found.
Singing Janitor Makes Hospital Patients Smile
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:32:42 GMT
Freddie Wiggins is more than just a janitor at a Nashville hospital. For the last 37 years, he's been encouraging patients with fist bumps and songs.
Building Molds Send Toxins Right Into Air
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:36:42 GMT
Sick Building Syndrome: Fungi Can Squirt Toxins Directly Into Air, Study Finds
Key Senate Conservatives Won't Support GOP Health Care Bill Yet
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:16:00 GMT
Four key Republican senators announced they will not vote for the GOP health care bill unless changes are made, putting passage of the bill at risk.
Why Going Solo Can Make a Marriage Better
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:03:00 GMT
Going solo builds trust and makes for more interesting conversations at home.
What Happens to People on Obamacare if a New Health Care Bill Passes?
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:58:55 GMT
Lawmakers are debating the future of health care.
Life Lessons From a Model Turned Businesswoman
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:19:01 GMT
How Katie Willcox is challenging the media's one-dimensional portrayal of beauty and health.
Jails Become Detox Centers in Opioid Epidemic
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:35:04 GMT
NBC News' Jacob Soboroff goes inside an Ohio jail where many addicts receive treatment.
These Three Things May Be Best Hope for Delaying Memory Loss
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:29:52 GMT
Few things are really proven to delay memory loss. Here are the best bets.