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New Trump Policy Will Cause More Abortions, Workers Say
The sweeping new anti-abortion policy signed by President Trump may not do what's intended, leading to more abortions, aid groups say. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:53:00 GMT
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Says He Has Prostate Cancer
Mark Dayton paused for several seconds during his State of the State address Monday night and fell to the floor in a heap. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:19:19 GMT
Cancer Deaths Fall, Unless You're Poor
Cancer deaths are plunging to record low levels across the country, except in the poorest areas, a new analysis finds. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:09:00 GMT
Trump Broadens Reagan-Era Anti-Abortion Policy
President Donald Trump reinstated Reagan's "Global Gag Rule," stopping foreign aid to clinics abroad that provide or advocate for abortion services. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:36:15 GMT
Trump's Health Nominee Provides Few Details on Impact of Obamacare Order
President Donald Trump's choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday provided lawmakers with few details or assurances about what the president's executive order could mean for Americans who receive medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:31:00 GMT
'The Sun is Not Your Friend': Tan Warning Goes Viral
A 45-year-old mom hopes sharing photos of her painful treatment for precancerous lesions will serve as a warning to others. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:50:00 GMT
Trump Team's Falsehoods Are Classic 'Gaslighting', Some Experts Say
The Trump administration's crowd size claims were easily disproved and news outlets have spent hours showing precisely how. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:17:00 GMT
Conjoined Twins Separated After Marathon Surgery
Twins Ballenie and Bellanie Comacho were born conjoined at the lower back. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:45:00 GMT
Med Student Uses Magic to Make Patients' Fear Disappear
"Magic is unique in that it allows you suspend your disbelief and make you feel that the impossible is possible," Elkin, a third-year medical student says. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:48:00 GMT
GOP Obamacare Replacement Would Give Power to States
Republican senators introduced a partial replacement to the Affordable Care Act Monday that would let states keep some aspects of the Obamacare law. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:47:00 GMT
CDC Cancels Conference on Climate Change, Health
The CDC canceled a planned conference on how climate change affects health but declined to explain why. Other experts say they're wary of Trump. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:40:00 GMT
Obamacare Saved Thousands from Colon Cancer
Obamacare rules encouraging early cancer screening saved thousands from dying of colon cancer, a new report finds. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:39:00 GMT
Watch Out for Bird Flu, WHO Says
The WHO called on all countries to monitor closely outbreaks of deadly avian influenza in birds and to watch for a human pandemic. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:38:00 GMT
Trump Is Biggest Threat to Rights: Roe v. Wade Attorney
On the 44th anniversary of the landmark abortion rights decision, Sarah Weddington feels like her life's work is more at risk than it's ever been. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:30:00 GMT
Device Gives Speechless a Voice More Like Their Own
For 8-year-old Leo True-Frost, who has cerebral palsy, the difference means a machine that helps him speak no longer sounds like a robotic man. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 03:44:00 GMT
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