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Monday, May 29, 2017 at 01:01 PM EDT

The Blame Game Is Upping Health Insurance Costs: Analysis

The Blame Game Is Upping Health Insurance Costs: Analysis

While the Senate inches toward agreeing on a health care bill, insurers are growing increasingly rattled by congressional inaction and threats of sabotage from the White House, and customers could soon be paying...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 04:17 PM EDT

Doctors in Brazil Using Fish Skin to Help Burn Victims

Doctors in Brazil Using Fish Skin to Help Burn Victims

Doctors in Brazil are using skin from farm-raised tilapia to heal burn victims. According to the doctors, the tilapia skin can cut down on the painful process of changing bandages and can actually help heal...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:42 PM EDT

How the GOP Bill Could Affect 'Essential Health Benefits'

How the GOP Bill Could Affect 'Essential Health Benefits'

If the Republican health reform plan becomes law, states trying to save money on health insurance are likely to seek cuts on services like maternity care, mental health and dentist visits for kids, the...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 05:01 PM EDT

Marijuana Extract Helps Some Kids With Epilepsy: Study

Marijuana Extract Helps Some Kids With Epilepsy: Study

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 05:26 PM EDT

How to Identify Heat Stroke

How to Identify Heat Stroke

With summer here, it's important to know the dangers of high temperatures. Heat stroke can be dangerous. Here are some ways you can identify heat stroke and what you should do when you see some of its symptoms.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 04:30 PM EDT

Researchers Discover 40 More Genes for Intelligence

Researchers Discover 40 More Genes for Intelligence

Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially designed smart babies are not in anyone's near future. The study...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 06:20 PM EDT

Kids Under 1 Shouldn't Drink Fruit Juice: Pediatrician Org.

Kids Under 1 Shouldn't Drink Fruit Juice: Pediatrician Org.

Fruit juice, long recommended as a source of vitamin C for children, has no nutritional value for kids under one year old and isn't as good as fresh fruit for other kids, according to a leading pediatrician...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:26 PM EDT

Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

Last year saw more than twice as many outbreaks of the parasitic infection known as "Crypto," which is linked to swimming pools and water parks, than were seen two years before that, according to the Centers for...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 07:32 PM EDT

States Make Move in Fight Over Health Care Reform

States Make Move in Fight Over Health Care Reform

Democratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states announced Thursday they would attempt to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. The legal move is...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 08:17 AM EDT

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens of 2017

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens of 2017

If you think all sunscreens are created equal, think again. Consumer Reports has released its annual list of top sunscreens as well as a warning about the SPF number on some bottles: If you put too much...

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NBC CT/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin' Donuts Park
NBC CT/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin' Donuts Park
People got a start the summer on a lifesaving note by donating blood at the NBC Connecticut Blood Drive on Thursday, June 22 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, home of the Yard Goats! Read more
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