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Sugar Feeds Some Kinds of Lung Cancer Cells
Can cutting sugar reduce your risk of some kinds of lung cancer? Fri, 26 May 2017 18:42:20 GMT
Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Up 55 Percent
Deaths from Alzheimer's disease rose by 55 percent over the last 18 years, and the CDC is worried about caregivers. Fri, 26 May 2017 11:39:57 GMT
Gene Study Shows Zika's Stealthy Spread
The Zika virus was spreading in Brazil for as long as a year before anyone noticed, and for weeks and months in places such as Miami, studies show. Fri, 26 May 2017 11:38:44 GMT
What the GOP Bill Would Do to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'
Maternity care. Mental health. Dentist visits for kids. States trying to save money health insurance are likely to ask to cut these and other services if the latest version of the GOP's health reform bill passes, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. Fri, 26 May 2017 11:36:37 GMT
Some Hospitals Will Now Offer Patients Interest-Free Loans
Around 77 percent of Americans cannot afford an unexpected medical bill of $2,000 or more. Fri, 26 May 2017 08:16:01 GMT
Two Staffers at Pennsylvania Rehab 'Lodge' Die of Drug Overdoses
Two staffers at an unlicensed Pennsylvania recovery home for drug addicts trying to kick their habits died on the same night from the same thing overdoses from a lethal mix of heroin and fentanyl. Thu, 25 May 2017 18:13:00 GMT
Health Care Bill Impact on Premiums, Uninsured, Pre-Existing Conditions
The GOP bill would insure 23 million fewer people than current law after a decade while potentially affecting many with pre-existing conditions, the CBO says. Thu, 25 May 2017 13:18:00 GMT
Vermonters Turn Their Backs on Vaccine 'Debate'
When petitions and arguments failed to stop a meeting of vaccine skeptics, residents avoided confrontation. Instead, they held a bake sale. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:14:13 GMT
Girl Pulled Into Water by Sea Lion Treated for 'Seal Finger'
The little Canadian girl who was dragged into the water by a sea lion over the weekend is being treated for a related infection, the Vancouver Aquarium said on Wednesday. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:01:00 GMT
Marijuana Extract Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy
A compound taken from marijuana greatly helped some children with a severe and often deadly form of epilepsy, doctors reported. Thu, 25 May 2017 11:41:11 GMT
Drink Less, Exercise More to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
The study also found a strong link between obesity, alcohol consumption and breast cancer. Wed, 24 May 2017 21:33:00 GMT
Meditation May Have a Dark Side, New Study Says
Contrary to popular belief, a new study says meditation can result in distressing and potentially impairing experiences. Wed, 24 May 2017 20:50:00 GMT
Ariana Grande Fans Suffered 'Same Injuries' as Kids in Syria: Surgeon
British Dr. Mounir Hakimi is all too familiar with innocent children being killed by bombs. He just never thought it would happen so close to home. Wed, 24 May 2017 13:22:37 GMT
Ethiopian Wins Race to Head WHO
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus won the race to be the next head of the WHO Tuesday, becoming the first African to lead the giant agency. Tue, 23 May 2017 22:57:13 GMT
Women Not Getting Zika Followup, Expert Says
Only about a quarter of babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant are getting the recommended follow-up, an expert warned. Tue, 23 May 2017 19:15:00 GMT
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