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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...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 02:14 PM EST

Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do...

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 12:10 AM EST

Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law

Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law

A federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appeals. That means "Obamacare" remains in effect while litigation...

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