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Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 07:45 AM EST

The Big Names Behind a New Push to Transform US Health Care

The Big Names Behind a New Push to Transform US Health Care

Three guys walk into a bar. They're Warren Buffett, Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon. They decide to transform the American health care system. That's probably not how these three men...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 07:25 PM EST

Girl, 4, Dies in NJ's First Flu-Related Death This Season

Girl, 4, Dies in NJ's First Flu-Related Death This Season

A 4-year-old girl from New Jersey has died from the flu, health officials say.

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 04:29 PM EST

As Opioid Crisis Grows, Judge Aims for Solutions, Settlement

As Opioid Crisis Grows, Judge Aims for Solutions, Settlement

The goal is impressive: Hammer out a legal deal that starts guiding the nation out of an epidemic of opioid addiction. How and when that can happen, if at all, is the subject of talks scheduled to begin...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 12:16 PM EST

Richard Engel Shares Heartbreaking Story of Son's Medical Journey

Richard Engel Shares Heartbreaking Story of Son's Medical Journey

NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel was with U.S. troops when his toddler's doctor told him the results of a genetic scan, "Today" reported. "'We found something. It’s very, very severe. It’s...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 10:07 AM EST

Amazon Teams With Buffett to Tackle Health Care 'Tapeworm'

Amazon Teams With Buffett to Tackle Health Care 'Tapeworm'

Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care "at a reasonable...

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 09:16 AM EST

Virus That Acts Like Flu Needs Civilian Vaccine: Researcher

Virus That Acts Like Flu Needs Civilian Vaccine: Researcher

A virus could be adding to the seasonal misery brought on by influenza, but it's not being identified, an infectious disease specialist told NBC News. Adenovirus can cause severe flu-like symptoms, and the U.S....

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 02:30 PM EST

Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheeses Over Listeria Concern

Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheeses Over Listeria Concern

Tests on cream cheese samples manufactured before and after that production run have all come back negative.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 at 11:58 PM EST

Sen. Schumer Demands Feds Send Special Flu Team to NY

Sen. Schumer Demands Feds Send Special Flu Team to NY

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal health officials to dispatch a flu surveillance team to New York as the number of cases increases.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 01:01 PM EST

Cecile Richards Stepping Down As Planned Parenthood Leader

Cecile Richards Stepping Down As Planned Parenthood Leader

Cecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, is stepping down as its president. Under her leadership, the organization gained in membership, donor support and political clout but...

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 12:59 PM EST

Flu Widespread Across US for Third Straight Week

Flu Widespread Across US for Third Straight Week

Sick with the flu? You've got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third straight week. Only Hawaii has been spared. Last week, 1 in 15 doctor visits were for symptoms of the...

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