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Less nicotine in cigarettes is FDA's goal

For the first time, the federal government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren't so...

July 29, 2017 1:00 am


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Republicans sort through wreckage of health plan

WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans on Friday glumly confronted the wreckage of their seven-year quest to abolish the...

July 29, 2017 1:00 am


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Senate rejects measure to repeal parts of Obama health law

WASHINGTON – The Senate has rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health law, dealing a serious...

July 28, 2017 1:45 am


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'Skinny repeal' of health care law up for Senate votes

WASHINGTON – Buoyed by a signal from House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a pared-down...

July 28, 2017 1:00 am


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GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'

After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they don't have the stomach to repeal...

July 26, 2017 4:06 pm


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Split Senate opens debate on health care

WASHINGTON – Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans'...

July 26, 2017 1:00 am


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By a hair, Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill

With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much...

July 25, 2017 3:26 pm


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Trump makes late pitch to overhaul Obamacare

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday made a late-hour appeal to senators – targeting members of his own party...

July 25, 2017 1:00 am


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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years.

July 24, 2017 8:30 am


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GOP Senate leaders to push health care vote

The Senate returns to Washington today with its GOP leaders determined to vote this week on their yearslong quest to demolish the...

July 24, 2017 1:00 am


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Dementia risk cut by lifestyle changes

Up to one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented by addressing factors such as education, hypertension, diet, hearing...

July 21, 2017 1:00 am


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GOP leaders seeking vote on health bill soon

WASHINGTON – Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill.

July 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Contracts to help consumers with Obamacare canceled

CHICAGO – President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries,...

July 21, 2017 1:00 am


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The Health 202: Conservatives furious and plotting revenge for health-care fail

Conservatives are furious - furious - that Senate Republicans got close to repealing big parts of Obamacare and are now on the verge of...

July 20, 2017 11:30 am


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Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer's? Hints, no proof

A new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine key risks starting in childhood may prevent about a third of dementia cases around the...

July 20, 2017 8:42 am