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Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 07:31 AM EDT

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Monday was the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan on the federal and state Obamacare exchanges. If you procrastinated, or if you're just wondering what happens next, here's what you need to know...

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 at 08:49 AM EDT

Diet Drinks Linked With Heart Disease, Death: Study

Diet Drinks Linked With Heart Disease, Death: Study

A new study published Saturday suggests that women who drink a lot of diet soda may be at a greater risk of heart disease and even death, NBC News reported.

Saturday, Mar 29, 2014 at 09:49 AM EDT

Deaf Woman Hears for the First Time

Deaf Woman Hears for the First Time

Joan Milne was born deaf and was overcome with emotion when she heard a nurse reciting the days of the week for the first time.

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 11:12 AM EDT

Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

A news study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams, The Associated Press

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 03:51 PM EDT

Marriage Healthy for the Heart?

Marriage Healthy for the Heart?

A study of more than 3.5 million Americans found that married people were less likely than single, divorced or widowed people to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 07:46 AM EDT

Sex Harassment Study: Surprise Effect on Military Men

Sex Harassment Study: Surprise Effect on Military Men

Frightening and threatening sexual harassment in the military may cause its male victims more distress than its female victims, a new study by the American Psychological Association has

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 04:48 PM EDT

6 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: White House

6 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: White House

More than 6 million people have enrolled in health insurance on the new Obamacare exchanges, the White House said Thursday, offering a sign that a massive last-minute sign-up surge has panned out as predicted.

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 08:16 PM EDT

Autism Rates Jump by 30 Percent in Kids: CDC

Autism Rates Jump by 30 Percent in Kids: CDC

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a 30 percent jump among 8-year-olds diagnosed with the autism in a two-year period, to one in every 68 children, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 09:48 PM EDT

Autism Linked to Prenatal Brain Growth Problems

Autism Linked to Prenatal Brain Growth Problems

A small study that examined brains from children who died found abnormal patterns of cell growth in autistic children. The research bolsters evidence that something before birth might cause autism, at least...

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 10:45 PM EDT

Obamacare Enrollees Could Get More Time to Sign Up

Obamacare Enrollees Could Get More Time to Sign Up

The deadline to sign up for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges is March 31 — but people who have been trying to enroll may be able to buy themselves some more time past that date,...

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