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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


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GOP senators in last-ditch try to rescue health care bill

Republican senators are hunkering down.

July 20, 2017 8:36 am


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Trump gets senators to revive health bill efforts

WASHINGTON – Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House on Wednesday to tell...

July 20, 2017 1:00 am


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Insurance subsidies will continue - for now

White House officials say they will continue to provide health care "cost sharing" subsidies that help cover deductibles and copayments for...

July 19, 2017 4:30 pm


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Crumbling health bill dents McConnell image as top tactician

When the Republican effort to scuttle and rewrite President Obama's health care law crumbled, the falling debris popped a dent into Senate...

July 19, 2017 11:00 am


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Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's?

July 19, 2017 8:03 am


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Health plan's fall brings dread for 'Obamacare' recipients

Here's a snapshot of concerns from around the country:

July 19, 2017 7:49 am


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Pence urges Congress to 'step up,' on health law

Vice President Mike Pence says Congress needs to "step up" and "do their job" in the aftermath of the Republican health care plan's failure...

July 18, 2017 12:10 pm


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Analyzing speech to detect mental decline

Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might...

July 18, 2017 1:00 am


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'Let Obamacare fail,' Trump says after GOP plan collapses

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it's time to "let Obamacare fail" after the latest GOP health care plan crashed and burned in the...

July 18, 2017 4:40 pm


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Governors urge Senate to abandon repeal effort

A bipartisan group of 11 governors says Senate Republicans should abandon the effort to repeal the Obama health care law and replace it...

July 18, 2017 3:00 pm