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Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 10:50 PM EDT

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at 'Obamacare'

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at 'Obamacare'

The Trump administration is freezing payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses, a move expected to add to premium increases next year. At stake are...

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 07:24 AM EDT

First Mosquitoes of Season Test Positive for West Nile Virus

First Mosquitoes of Season Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes in Boston have tested positive for West Nile virus for the first time this season.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 11:41 PM EDT

Unsealed Lawsuit: Opioid-Maker Placed Profits Over People

Unsealed Lawsuit: Opioid-Maker Placed Profits Over People

A newly unsealed lawsuit by Tennessee's attorney general says the maker of the world's top-selling painkiller directed its salesforce to target the highest prescribers, many with limited or no pain management...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Ohio Health Network Denies Liability for Damaged Embryos

Ohio Health Network Denies Liability for Damaged Embryos

A health care network responding to lawsuits says it wasn't liable for a storage tank malfunction that destroyed more than 4,000 eggs and embryos at its fertility clinic near Cleveland. In court filings made...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 09:05 AM EDT
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What Is Dry Drowning? Recognizing the Symptoms

According to health authorities, every day about 10 people in the U.S. from drow...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 06:28 PM EDT

'Photo Shoot for Cure' Aims to Raise Money for Parkinson's

'Photo Shoot for Cure' Aims to Raise Money for Parkinson's

An estimated 60,000 people will be diagnosed with Parkinson's disease this year in the United States. Although there is no cure, one Boston-area photographer is hoping to change that statistic by raising...

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 04:39 PM EDT

Officials Working to Keep Seniors Cool in Hot Weather

Officials Working to Keep Seniors Cool in Hot Weather

With temperatures soaring into the 90s this week, it's important to check on the elderly who can be more prone to heat stress.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 06:24 AM EDT

Fresh Grounds for Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Longevity

Fresh Grounds for Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Longevity

Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily. In a study of nearly half-a-million...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 08:44 PM EDT

NYC Family Tells of Firework Burning Baby in Stroller

NYC Family Tells of Firework Burning Baby in Stroller

Thousands of people are hurt every year in fireworks-related accidents, according to the National Fire Protection Association, and as one Brooklyn family knows all too well -- they don't all happen on the Fourth...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 01:03 PM EDT

Mom Warns of Hot Playgrounds After Daughter Suffers Burns

Mom Warns of Hot Playgrounds After Daughter Suffers Burns

A Missouri mom has a warning for parents about the hidden dangers of playgrounds in the heat. With temperatures soaring in the Midwest, Dawna Wright thought back to Memorial Day, when she took her four-year-old...

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