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President Trump Signs First Executive Order — on Obamacare

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:14:00 GMT

The executive order is aimed at "minimizing the economic burden" of the health care law "pending repeal," and says Trump's policy is prompt repeal.President Donald Trump signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20.President Donald Trump signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20.


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Rare Virus Hits Pet Rat Breeders, CDC Says

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:25:00 GMT

At least eight people who breed pet rats have been infected with an unusual and sometimes deadly virus called Seoul virus, the CDC said.Pet rats spread a virus called Seoul virus to 8 breeders in Illinois and WisconsinBe sure to wash your hands after you tickle your pet rat, the CDC cautions after 8 people got infected with Seoul virus


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5 Obamacare Rules Trump Could Change Now

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:32:00 GMT

The Trump administration is in place and one of his first targets was Obamacare, his predecessor's signature policy.Oral contraceptive pills Anti-abortion rights advocates cheer in front of the Supreme Court after the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was announced June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled 5-4 that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom.


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Skin Cancer Cream Killed Dogs, FDA Says

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:07:20 GMT

A cream used to treat and prevent skin cancer has killed five dogs who accidentally ate some, the FDA says.Dogs can eat tubes of cancer medication and die, the FDA warns.


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Private Insurers: Source or Solution for Obamacare Woes?

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:02:00 GMT

President-elect Trump says private insurers companies can lower costs and get health insurance to more Americans. But Obamacare already uses them. Ariel Fernandez (L) sits with Noel Nogues, an insurance adviser with UniVista Insurance company, as he signs up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamacarePresident-elect Trump just promised that private insurance companies can help lower costs and get health insurance to more Americans. But private health insurance already forms the basis of the Obamacare exchanges that Republicans have vowed to raze


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Ohio Grandma Was Expected to Die. Then She Woke Up

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:52:22 GMT

Just two months ago, the family of Eloise Barnette was saying good-bye.


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When Seeing the Most Depraved Side of the Internet Is Your Job

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:12:00 GMT

Machines are getting smarter, but human moderators are still crucial in the fight against child exploitation, bestiality and other violent crimes.A light illuminates the keyboard of laptop computer.


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McKesson to Pay $150 Million in Painkiller Reporting Case

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:02:00 GMT

The Justice Department said the company failed to put in a system to detect suspicious orders of painkillers which are frequently misused.A woman walks into McKesson Corporation's headquarters in San Francisco on Jan. 31, 2008.


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Is Obamacare a Scapegoat for All Health Care Woes?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:00:00 GMT

'Obamacare' was such a catchy nickname for the 2010 health care reform law. But it gave a handy, partisan whipping boy for complaints.An Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office in Miami, Florida. An Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office in Miami, Florida.


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Girl, 6, Paralyzed After Backbend Takes First Steps

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:17:00 GMT

Doctors once thought Eden Hoelscher would never walk again. But when her best friend came to visit, she startled everyone.


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18M Will Lose Health Insurance With ACA Repeal: Report

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:20:00 GMT

About 18 million people would lose or drop their health insurance in the first year after Obamacare is repealed, the Congressional Budget Office says.A man fills out an information card during an Affordable Care Act outreach event hosted by Planned Parenthood for the Latino community in Los Angeles, California September 28, 2013.


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U.S. Abortion Rate at Lowest Level Since 1973

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:27:00 GMT

The U.S. abortion rate has plunged to its lowest level since the still-controversial Roe V. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973.Pro-choice activists hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.Pro-choice activists hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.Anti-Trump demonstrator protests at abortion rights rally in Chicago on Jan. 15, 2017.


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How Working Longer Benefits Health and Finances

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:26:00 GMT




Home Remedies to Beat a Cold and Other Health Woes

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:06:00 GMT

Need to get rid of that cold, stat?



The Easy 7-Day Fitness Plan Anyone Can Master

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:57:00 GMT

TODAY's Hoda Kotb spends the day with Sue Molnar from Soul Cycle, who has designed a "back-to-basics" fitness plan anyone can do at home.Woman exercising.


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Many Brits Are Feeling 'Blue' Today — But Shouldn't Be

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:35:00 GMT

Although #BlueMonday was trending on Twitter, most of the tweets were advertisements — for vacations, hydrating creams and feel-good cookies.Depressed woman hiding her face in her hand.


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Superbug From India Killed Nevada Woman

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:24:00 GMT

A Nevada woman who had traveled to India died from a rare superbug that could not be killed by any antibiotic available in the U.S.A researcher at Walter Reed Army Institute for Research holds a sample being tested for superbugs.A researcher at Walter Reed Army Institute for Research holds a sample being tested for superbugs. A Nevada woman died from a feared superbug infection in August/


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Trump HHS Pick Got Preferred Stock Option

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:22:00 GMT

Rep. Tom Price, picked by Trump to head HHS, got a special stock deal from an Australian drug company trying to break into the U.S. market.Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price (R-GA) Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price (R-GA) announces the House Budget during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015.


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Congress Moves Closer to Obamacare Repeal

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:49:00 GMT

The House of Representatives votes Friday on an important step to repealing the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.A member of the U.S. House of Representatives walks down the steps from the House ChamberA member of the U.S. House of Representatives walks down the steps from the House Chamber


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The One Spot in Your Kitchen That May Be Dirtier Than a Toilet

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:12:00 GMT

A microbiologist at the University of Arizona finds that between prepping and cleaning, the kitchen is a veritable incubator for bacteria.A kitchen.


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Killer Mice Show Where Hunting Instinct Starts in Brain

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:05:00 GMT

Researchers have transformed normally timid lab mice into snapping, super-efficient killers by manipulating circuits in the brain's "fear center"A mouse chases after a cricket.A mouse chases after a cricket.A graph depicts the predatory hunting instinct.


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Marijuana Helps Pain, Could Worsen Mental Illness: Report

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:40:00 GMT

Marijuana can help ease chronic pain but it can raise the risk of severe mental illness, including schizophrenia, a new report found.Cannabis plants grow in the greenhouse at Vireo Health's medical marijuana cultivation facility on Aug. 19, 2016 in Johnstown, New York.Cannabis plants grow in the greenhouse at Vireo Health's medical marijuana cultivation facility on Aug. 19, 2016 in Johnstown, New York.


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Cigna Drops Mylan's EpiPen For Cheaper Generic

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:05:00 GMT

EpiPen prices are starting to crack.In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a package of EpiPens epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Sacramento, Calif.


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This Test Can Tell If Your Prostate Cancer Will Come Back

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:09:17 GMT

Researchers say they've found a new way to tell if a man's prostate cancer will come back and kill him after treatment.Radiologist Val J. Lowe, director of the cancer imaging program at the Mayo Clinic cancer center, looks at a PET scan of a patient with recurrent prostate cancerRadiologist Val J. Lowe, director of the cancer imaging program at the Mayo Clinic cancer center, looks at a PET scan of a patient with recurrent prostate cancer


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Does Nutella Ingredient Cause Cancer?

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:04:00 GMT

A recent report from a European food safety organization has worried many fans of the chocolate-hazelnut spread. Here's what you need to know.Nutella


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