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Mom's Death From Lyme Disease Raises Questions
Concern grows as Lyme disease cases jump in one state and ticks infected with the bacterium are confirmed in national parks. Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:51:00 GMT
Company 'Pauses' Launch of $89,000 Muscular Dystrophy Drug
A drugmaker fiven FDA approval to market a generic drug for muscular dystrophy has 'paused' rollout after an outcry over its $89,000-a-year price tag. Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:33:23 GMT
WHO's Superbug Hit List
WHO published its list of No. 1 superbug enemies, hoping entice drug companies and governments to work harder to get better antibiotics on the market. Tue, 28 Feb 2017 22:59:26 GMT
Dear Mr. President: Letters on the Affordable Care Act
We talked to Americans about the option to keep, repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act. Here's what they had to say. Tue, 28 Feb 2017 18:58:27 GMT
Colorectal Cancer Rates Soar in Younger People
At 27, Stacey Betancourt had no reason to suspect she had cancer. But she is part of a new generation at exceptionally high risk of colon cancer. Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Here's What Happens With High Risk Pools
Some Republicans seeking Obamacare repeal want a return to "high-risk pools" for people with pre-existing conditions. One man's experience in one: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:16:06 GMT
Trump Meets With Insurance Execs on ACA Repeal
Trump is meeting with insurance CEOs to drum up support for the Republican health plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:12:00 GMT
Pediatricians Warn Against Pot Use: Not Your Dad's Marijuana
The advice comes in a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in Pediatrics. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:09:00 GMT
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
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