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Sen. Orrin Hatch deals blow to bipartisan health care bill


WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, has dealt an emerging bipartisan health care bill a body blow. President Donald Trump has sent mixed messages on his stance on the legislation from Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chairman ...

Poll: Most Americans disapprove of Trump's health care subsidy slash


WASHINGTON -- Most Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's decision to end Obama-era federal subsidies to insurers that lower costs for low- and middle-income families, a new poll found. Fifty-three percent of respondents to an Economist...

Microbes rule your health — and further prove that kids should eat dirt


Humans don't rule the planet. Humans don't even rule their own bodies. During the past 20 years or so, it's become apparent that the guys in charge of everything are a nanometer across and run in packs, or perhaps more accurately, hang out in mobs...

UnitedHealth Group profit up 26 percent


MINNEAPOLIS -- UnitedHealth Group shares jumped 5.6 percent in trading Tuesday after the company's earnings increased 26 percent for the third quarter, beating analyst estimates and prompting a boost to full-year financial guidance. The quarterly...

Senators announce bipartisan health care deal, Trump endorses


WASHINGTON -- Key senators announced a bipartisan deal Tuesday to fix parts of the nation's health care law and head off large premium increases faced by consumers in some states. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health ...

The storm has passed, but Puerto Rico's health faces prolonged recovery


As President Donald Trump signals impatience to wind down emergency aid to Puerto Rico, the challenges wrought by Hurricane Maria to the health of Puerto Ricans and the island's fragile health system are in many ways just beginning. Three weeks ...

Customer feuds, claims denials mar health plans Trump backs


NEW YORK -- The short-term medical plans promoted in President Donald Trump's new executive order on health care have a long history of customer disputes over pre-existing conditions and denied claims -- just the sort of scenarios that were being ...

Finding the right osteoporosis medication


Dear Mayo Clinic: The bisphosphonate drugs I take for osteoporosis aren't working in my case. My doctor has suggested a few alternatives. Any thoughts on what might be best? A: Oral bisphosphonate drugs -- including alendronate (Fosamax), ...

Head-to-toe tips for a safer Halloween


Injuries can end up being the Halloween trick nobody wants. Every year, ill-fitting costumes are blamed for cuts, lacerations and fractures that send disappointed trick-or-treaters to the emergency department. There are some simple things you can...

Trump acting solo: What you need to know about changes to the health law


WASHINGTON--Apparently frustrated by Congress' inability to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump this week decided to take matters into his own hands. Late Thursday evening, the White House announced it would cease...