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Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 02:30 PM EDT

Loud Sound May Pose More Harm Than We Thought

Loud Sound May Pose More Harm Than We Thought

Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent research may have found an explanation for problems like his, something called...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 08:15 AM EDT

Texas Effort to Replace Planned Parenthood Stumbles

Texas Effort to Replace Planned Parenthood Stumbles

In pushing a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that cuts off funds for Planned Parenthood, Republicans are out to reassure women who rely on the major health care organization that other clinics will step...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 11:45 AM EDT

City Sues Drugmaker for Letting OxyContin Flood Black Market

City Sues Drugmaker for Letting OxyContin Flood Black Market

As deaths from painkillers and heroin abuse spiked and street crimes increased, the mayor of Everett took major steps to tackle the opioid epidemic devastating this working-class city north of Seattle. Mayor...

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 07:55 PM EDT

Baby Injuries Rise in Common Infant Products

Baby Injuries Rise in Common Infant Products

 A new study finds a growing number of young children are being injured while using infant products like carriers, strollers and cribs. Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, looked at the number of kids across the country under age 3 who had to go to an emergency room after such an injury. "There's an average of 128 a day, or about one every eight minutes," says Tracy Meahn of the Center for Injury Research and Policy. "And the concerning thing is that these numbers are going up."    

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 07:07 PM EDT

What the Budget Analysts Say About GOP Health Care Bill

What the Budget Analysts Say About GOP Health Care Bill

The Republican bill to replace major portions of Barack Obama's health care law and restructure Medicaid would leave 24 million people uninsured over the next decade, according to projections from the Congressi...

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 12:29 PM EST

Cardboard Boxes as Cribs? Safety Sleep Program Expands

Cardboard Boxes as Cribs? Safety Sleep Program Expands

Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes...

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 at 10:07 PM EDT

Hospitals Worry About Caring for Newly Uninsured in GOP Plan

Hospitals Worry About Caring for Newly Uninsured in GOP Plan

When Colorado expanded Medicaid coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the largest provider in the Denver region hired more than 250 employees and built a $27 million primary care clinic...

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 06:32 PM EST

Pence Appeals for Complete GOP Support for Health Overhaul

Pence Appeals for Complete GOP Support for Health Overhaul

Vice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul during a brief visit Saturday to Kentucky, where the Republican governor and junior senator are...

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 07:23 PM EST

Feel Stressed? Stop Checking Your Phone, Study Says

Feel Stressed? Stop Checking Your Phone, Study Says

A recent study finds mobile users who check their phones frequently feel more stressed. According to the American Psychological Association, we are a nation of "constant checkers" and it's taking a toll. Some experts consider this a behavioral addiction.  

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 03:34 PM EST

Doctors Remove 140-Pound Tumor From Pa. Woman

Doctors Remove 140-Pound Tumor From Pa. Woman

Mary Clancey said she was resigned to being a plump old lady. What doctors found astounded them: A cyst in one of her ovaries had grown into a 140-pound tumor.