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Federal judge puts strict Kentucky abortion law on hold
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 23:38:00 GMT
The ACLU says the law would result in "extinguished access" to abortions in Kentucky.
Man recovering after second face transplant
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:59:00 GMT
Tissue in French patient's transplanted face began to die after problems with anti-rejection medicines
What a nutritionist wants you to know about pesticides and produce
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:56:00 GMT
The biggest risk to your health is not eating fruits and vegetables at all.
COPD now afflicts more women than men in U.S.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:19:41 GMT
Former first lady Barbara Bush is one of many women battling with COPD
What is 'comfort care'?
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:28:00 GMT
Barbara Bush decided to stop medical treatment for her failing health and chose comfort care, which helps a person who is dying. Doctors focus on managing pain.
Senate panel unveils bipartisan new bill to combat opioid epidemic
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:23:00 GMT
The ambitious new measure includes 40 different proposals intended to drastically expand the ability of government agencies to address the ongoing crisis.
Exercise better than supplements for bones
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:18:11 GMT
Very high doses of supplements can cause harm, task force says
New drug may prevent migraines, without side effects
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:19:00 GMT
When other medications have failed, new injection treatment may help some patients with disabling headaches.
Which one is healthier: Grilled cheese or pizza?
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:59:00 GMT
One of these foods is healthier than the other — and the answers may surprise you.
Bulk caffeine can kill people, FDA says
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:15:12 GMT
Just a teaspoon can deliver a toxic dose of caffeine
Stressed? Here's how to tap into a zen feeling (almost) instantly
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 21:00:00 GMT
With just a little practice, you can feel at 'om' almost anywhere, at any time.
More than 200 million eggs recalled
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:26:00 GMT
Rose Acre Farms based out of Seymour, Indiana voluntarily recalled 206,749,248 eggs for possible contamination of salmonella.
Doing everything right, but not losing weight? This may be why.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 21:14:00 GMT
These common mistakes may be preventing you from hitting your weight loss goal.
A prescription for poverty? A career in nursing
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 14:41:27 GMT
Most of the growing health-care occupations are low-wage, but nursing offers a robot-proof path to the middle class.
Lung cancer patients live longer on immune therapy
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:16:46 GMT
Combinations, pre-surgery treatment both help stop cancer spread
How to get off the couch and train for that 5 or 10k
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 21:15:00 GMT
Whether you want to run a half marathon or learn how to golf — this Olympic-inspired plan will set you up for success.
'White coat hypertension' may mean a real risk
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:32:31 GMT
Measuring blood pressure regularly at home is a much better way to predict risk of heart death.
What is 'comfort care'? More than you may think.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:15:00 GMT
Doctors and experts stress that the term is a bit of a misnomer, because it is most definitely medical care, not the absence of it.
States trying to fight high drug prices get stymied
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:43:50 GMT
Even when states try to fight high drug prices, they get stymied.
House mice carry superbug germs
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:56:03 GMT
Mice seem to be picking up germs from discarded food, leaving them in poop pellets everywhere
Nation's top doc wants overdose drug widely on hand
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:54:39 GMT
Public health advocates applaud call for friend and family to carry overdose antidote
Too-quick deployments raise military suicide risk
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:12:44 GMT
The new way of war might be over-stressing soldiers
Ketamine nose spray can stop suicide thoughts
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:21:56 GMT
A third of suicidal patients feel much better after four hours
Who smokes pot in Colorado? Restaurant staff
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:37:25 GMT
Educators, utility workers least likely to use cannabis
Can salmonella be prevented?
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:11:00 GMT
The recall of 200 million eggs over possible salmonella contamination may have consumers checking symptoms, which include diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever.