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Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 02:37 PM EDT

Hold the Nitrites: Are Hot Dogs Healthier Without?

Hold the Nitrites: Are Hot Dogs Healthier Without?

Backyard cooks looking to grill this summer have another option: hot dogs without "added nitrites." Are they any healthier? Oscar Mayer is touting its new hot dog recipe that uses nitrite derived from...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 05:21 PM EDT

Science Says: Pregnant or Trying? Don't Let Zika Guard Down

Science Says: Pregnant or Trying? Don't Let Zika Guard Down<br />

he Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down — especially if you're pregnant or trying to be. While cases of the birth defect-causing virus have dropped sharply...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 06:07 PM EDT

New CBO Report Finds Deep Medicaid Cuts in GOP Bill

New CBO Report Finds Deep Medicaid Cuts in GOP Bill

The Senate health care bill’s Medicaid cuts would grow even deeper after a decade, according to a new report Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, leaving more people without coverage under...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 03:02 PM EDT

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries. For more than a decade, the populations of...

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 06:50 AM EDT

40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise. The surprise development...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 06:44 PM EDT

GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

Health care premiums could rise 74 percent for the average customer under the Republican Senate health care bill, according to a new report. Older and low-income Americans could face the highest increases...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 07:12 PM EDT

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 12:58 PM EDT

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Neuroscientists at the University of South Florida have taken a deep dive into the psychological and biological science behind the "Forgotten Baby Syndrome," NBC News reported. Dr. David Diamond has studied...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 04:31 PM EDT

These Senators Will Make or Break the GOP's Health Care Push

These Senators Will Make or Break the GOP's Health Care Push

President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation Senate Majority Leader...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 01:22 PM EDT

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

A Senate Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act aims to reduce funding for Medicaid, the single largest source of health care coverage in the United States. Organizations like AARP are concerned...

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