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Trans Students Face 'Detrimental' Health Effects Without Fed Protection
Health professionals fear the Trump administration's decision to rescind past guidance on trans protections could lead to 'detrimental' health effects for trans kids. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:00 GMT
Superbugs Grow in Hospital Plumbing: Study
Antibiotic-resistant superbug bacteria grow up hospital drains and can splash out into sinks and onto counters, researchers reported Friday. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:05:00 GMT
GOP Draft Health Care Bill Cuts Medicaid, Insurance Subsidies
A GOP draft bill to begin repealing and replacing Obamacare includes cuts in spending on Medicaid, increases on top-shelf health plans. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:50:00 GMT
Deadly Heroin Overdoses Quadrupled in Last 5 Years
The number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a government agency said Friday. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:38:50 GMT
New Drugs May Stop Migraines Before They Start
Relief may be on the horizon for people suffering from migraines. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:11:00 GMT
Boehner Gives Obamacare Repeal Long Odds
If Republicans repeal Obamacare without a substitute, "anything that happens is your fault. You broke it," former House Speaker John Boehner said. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:01:00 GMT
Addicts Given Opioids Alongside Treatment, Study Finds
Two-thirds of people prescribed a drug usually used to treat opioid addiction get more of the addictive drugs after treatment, researchers say. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:06:00 GMT
Could Infections Cause Autism?
A new study supports the argument that infections during pregnancy may cause some cases of autism. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:57:35 GMT
New Group Takes on Drug Prices and Big Pharma
It's a good time to be an advocate for lower drug prices. A cancer patient with a $26,000 per month drug bill thinks he's right for the cause. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:22:00 GMT
Rare Disease Makes Woman Allergic to Her Husband
A rare and progressive immunological disease has forced 30-year-old Johanna Watkins to live in isolation in her home. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:02:00 GMT
Best RX After Breast Cancer? Exercise
Want to keep breast cancer from coming back? Exercise is the best way, studies show. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:33:30 GMT
GOP Obamacare Plans May Cost Older Americans
Some Republican plans for tweaking Obamacare could mean much higher health insurance premiums for Americans over 50. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:11:32 GMT
Opioid Addicts Worry About Losing Obamacare
Obamacare brought health coverage to millions of Americans. It's saved the lives of those caught up in the opioid addiction epidemic. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:32:08 GMT
Would You Want to Know the Future If You Could? Most Say No
Most people don't want to know what life has in store for them whether the future brings good things or bad, a new study finds. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:16:00 GMT
Newborns vs. Toddlers: 6 Big Ways They Differ
One day it's sponge baths in the sink and the next you're cleaning "Paw Patrol" training toothpaste spittle off the bathroom mirror. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:05:00 GMT
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