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EpiPen Prices Rocket Along with Drugmaker Executive's Pay

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:02pm
Take a look at how much Mylan CEO's pay has increased.
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The 2 Obamacares: One Plank Succeeds, the Other Limps

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:43am
Six years into its inception, Obamacare is really two different health care programs.
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More Moms Breastfeed — But Not for Long Enough

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:43pm
More than 80 percent of U.S. mothers breastfeed their newborns, a new survey finds, but fewer than a third keep doing so for the recommended one year.
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Pres. Carter on Cancer Diagnosis: Thought I Had Only Weeks to Live

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 5:40pm
Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that he put on 'a false, optimistic face' for months after he was diagnosed with skin cancer last year.
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What Aetna Ditching Obamacare Means for You

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 5:27pm
Analysts said the move limits competition and consumer choice. Here's what affected patients need to do.
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Senators Demand EpiPen Maker Justify Price Hikes

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 5:01pm
More U.S. senators are scrutinizing the rising price of EpiPens following a public outcry over a 400 percent price hike since 2008.
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See-Through Mice May Soon Substitute for Live Animals

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 4:10pm
Scientists have made mice transparent, and shrunk them enough to fit under a microscope.
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Zika Took Her Baby. She Doesn't Want It to Happen to You

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:06am
She never saw the mosquito that bit her and gave her Zika. And she had no way of knowing it would cost her a longed-for first pregnancy.
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Nasty 'Crypto' Outbreak Infects More Than 100 in Arizona

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07am
Officials believe the parasite was transmitted from at least 20 pools in the community.
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Zika Infects 5 in Miami Beach, Governor Says

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:07pm
Zika is spreading locally in Miami Beach, and has infected three tourists.
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Man Dies From Zika Side-Effect in Puerto Rico

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:05pm
Puerto Rico reported its first death on Friday from a paralyzing condition that developed from a Zika infection.
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'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Calls EpiPen Price Hikers 'Vultures'

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:13pm
A growing chorus is calling on the Mylan pharmaceutical company to justify its over 400 percent price hikes on EpiPens.
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Watch Doctors Revive Lifeless Baby Born After Airstrike

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:38am
The graphic and at times distressing video aired by Britain's Channel 4 News shows the moment when the boy was pulled, lifeless, from his mom's womb.
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Watch Doctors Revive Lifeless Baby Born After Airstrike

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:38am
The graphic and at times distressing video aired by Britain's Channel 4 News shows the moment when the boy was pulled, lifeless, from his mom's womb.
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Who's Left Out of Obamacare?

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 8:54am
People who still lack health insurance post-Obamacare are more likely to be Hispanic, poor, under the age of 35 and to work for a small business.
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Is Zika Spreading in Miami Beach?

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:42am
Florida health officials declined to confirm reports Thursday that Zika has spread locally in Miami Beach.
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Zika Might Affect Adult Brains, Too, Study Finds

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:59pm
The Zika virus, previously thought only to be a big threat to developing babies, might also affect adult brains, researchers reported Thursday.
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Why Your To-Go Salads Could Be Making You Gain Weight

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 5:11pm
Are you avoiding avocado, salad dressings or nuts because you're worried about excess calories?
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Rare Zika Complication Hits 30 in Puerto Rico

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 4:45pm
Thirty people have been diagnosed with a rare paralyzing condition caused by Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico, and the CDC says to expect more.
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Aetna Threatened Obamacare Exit If Merger Blocked

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 8:55am
A new letter reveals Aetna expressly warned the DOJ it would leave the Obamacare exchanges if its Humana merger was blocked.
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