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Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 04:45 PM EST

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas Ship

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas Ship

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is returning to a Florida port a day early and giving passengers full refunds of their fare after 277 guests and crew members were hit with an outbreak of Norovirus as it...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 07:44 AM EST

Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take a Real Measure of Pain

Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take a Real Measure of Pain

Is the pain stabbing or burning? On a scale from 1 to 10, is it a 6 or an 8? Over and over, 17-year-old Sarah Taylor struggled to make doctors understand her sometimes debilitating levels of pain, first from...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 01:52 PM EST

Liberals Dare Trump to Back Their Bills Lowering Drug Prices

Liberals Dare Trump to Back Their Bills Lowering Drug Prices

Challenging the Trump administration on a high-profile consumer issue, leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 07:38 PM EST

USDA: Food Stamps Will Be Funded Through February

USDA: Food Stamps Will Be Funded Through February

The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue. Agriculture...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 12:34 PM EST

NYC Guarantees Comprehensive Health Care for All

NYC Guarantees Comprehensive Health Care for All

New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every single resident regardless of someone's ability to pay or immigration status, an unprecedented plan that will protect the more than half a...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:37 AM EST

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

To reduce waste and avoid unnecessary plastic bottles and chemicals — and to save money — many people are opting to make cleaning products from scratch at home. You can find an abundance of recipes for household...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 06:45 PM EST

US Cancer Death Rate Hits Major Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

US Cancer Death Rate Hits Major Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report. Lower smoking rates are translating into fewer deaths. Advances in early detection and...

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 06:09 AM EST

States Grapple With Setting Limits On Weed Use Behind Wheel

States Grapple With Setting Limits On Weed Use Behind Wheel

It used to be the stuff of stoner comedies and “Just Say No” campaigns. Today, marijuana is becoming mainstream as voters across the country approve ballot questions for legalization or medical use. In...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 02:46 PM EST

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 11:13 AM EST

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

Another drugmaker is recalling a medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure over concerns that tablets could be contaminated with a cancer-causing agent. Drug maker Aurobindo Pharma USA...

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