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Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 01:33 PM EDT

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account. Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 02:17 PM EDT

California Weighs Huge Health Care Remake: Dumping Insurers

California Weighs Huge Health Care Remake: Dumping Insurers

A proposal considered by California lawmakers would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone. The...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 01:42 PM EDT

Blood Tests Track Lung Cancer Gene Changes, Aiding Treatment

Blood Tests Track Lung Cancer Gene Changes, Aiding Treatment

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages. With experimental tests...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 08:53 PM EDT

FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies

FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies

The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters sent to 14 manufacturers, telling them to remove their fraudulent cancer curing products on the internet, NBC News reported. The FDA said most of the...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 01:39 PM EDT

Hardball Health Care Option May Cost Taxpayers, and Trump

Hardball Health Care Option May Cost Taxpayers, and Trump

Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities. The administration just might eliminate...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 06:30 AM EDT

Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies

Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 08:57 AM EDT

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Before the law, Colorado — like many states — allowed abortions only if a woman's life...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 10:12 AM EDT

Overcoming Opioids: Special Schools Help Teens Stay Clean

Overcoming Opioids: Special Schools Help Teens Stay Clean

Youth is a drawback when it comes to kicking drugs. Only half of U.S. treatment centers accept teenagers and even fewer offer teen-focused groups or programs. After treatment, adolescents find little structured...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:39 PM EDT

Ground-Breaking Research on Ovarian Cancer Underway in CT

Ground-Breaking Research on Ovarian Cancer Underway in CT

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT

3 African Countries Chosen to Test 1st Malaria Vaccine

3 African Countries Chosen to Test 1st Malaria Vaccine

Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year...

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