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Top Obamacare Official Becomes Insurance Lobbyist

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 4:17pm
Marilyn Tavenner, former top U.S. health insurer regulator, will lead lobbying group America's Health Insurance Plans









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Ebola is Still Lurking, and Killing, WHO Says

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 2:38pm
The Ebola virus is still lurking and spreading undetected until it kills people in West Africa, WHO says.









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Lyme Disease Spreads, Government Report Finds

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 1:51pm
Lyme disease is gradually spreading from the Northeast, and is becoming more common farther south and east, government researchers reported Wednesday.









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Bullying Victim Recalls School Slurs, Beatings

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 12:45pm
Dakota Cohen, 20, a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Pine Bush Central School District of New York, describes the anti-Semitic bullying he endured.









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Breast Cancer Survivors Gain More Weight, Study Finds

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 12:15am
Survivors of breast cancer with a family history of the disease gain more weight than their peers without cancer, a new study finds.









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More People Should Get Statins, Report Says

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 1:52pm
Treating more Americans with statins is worth the small risk of side-effects and would be cost-effective, a new report finds.









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World Has Made 'Extraordinary Progress' Against AIDS: Report

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 11:57am
The world has made "extraordinary progress" against AIDS, slashing the rate of new infections and cutting deaths by 40 percent, a new report finds.









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How to Save the Life of Someone Who's Choking

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 8:44am
Would you know what to do if you saw someone choking? Jeff Rossen shows how to save a life when seconds count.









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'Heading' Bans in Soccer Won't Stop Concussions: Study

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 9:19pm
While some young players do get concussions when they head the ball, that number is very small compared to those who are injured by another player.









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Here's How Climate Change Might Kill People

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 9:12pm
Temperature swings over the first eight years of this century changed the death rates in New England, researchers report.









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Study Bolsters Formaldehyde Link to Crippling Disease

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 9:02pm
Men who breathe in formaldehyde fumes as part of their jobs have triple the average risk of developing the paralyzing disease ALS, researchers report.









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Prenatal Tests Find Hidden Cancer in Moms

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 8:51pm
Abnormal results from certain prenatal tests may signal that something is wrong - with the moms-to-be, not the fetus, a new study finds.









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Interview With Farid Fata Whistleblower

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 6:36pm
Farid Fata overmedicated hundreds of patients with potent cancer drugs. In this interview, whistleblower George Karadsheh describes his first interview with the authorities.









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How to Save Someone Who's Drowning

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 8:53am
Could you spot someone who's drowning? If you did, would you know what to do?









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Short Trip? More People 'Microdosing' on Psychedelics

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 3:19pm
While higher doses of psychedelic drugs such as LSD and psilocybin cause trippy visual hallucinations, lower doses may not cause the same impairments, anecdotal reports suggest.









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Mom Says Baby's Medical Ills Mistaken for Abuse

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 8:42am
A Missouri couple is fighting to regain custody of their five children, saying doctors misdiagnosed their baby's medical condition as child abuse.









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Bill Increases Funding for FDA, But Not Everyone Loves It

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 6:43pm
The House just passed a bill that would raise funding for medical research and allocate cash so the FDA can approve drugs more quickly.









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Can I Take Even One Pill? Your Questions About FDA's Pain Pill Warning

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:53pm
Just how dangerous are pain pills?









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Obamacare Lowers 'Uninsured' Rate Even More

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:34pm
The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has lowered the rate of Americans without insurance to less that 12 percent.









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Minnesota Boy Dies of Brain Infection After Lake Swim

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:18pm
A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake died Thursday, as officials worked to determine a cause.









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