Health

May 14, 2019 - 6:22 am
Abortion-rights supporters say the legislation is unconstitutional.
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May 11, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Certain visitors and patients who were at the hospital should get tested.
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May 10, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Any future steps to restrict access to pornography have to be handled carefully to avoid running afoul of the First Amendment, said David Boaz, executive vice president of the libertarian-leaning Cato Institute.
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May 10, 2019 - 10:15 am
First the measles, then the mumps.
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FILE - In this April 16, 2019, file photo, a woman exhales a puff of vapor from a Juul pen in Vancouver, Wash. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)
May 09, 2019 - 3:48 pm
The FDA says it closely scrutinizes potentially false, misleading or unsupported claims.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a event on medical billing, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 09, 2019 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday called for an end to "surprise medical bills," the astonishingly high charges insured patients can face when a member of a medical team that treats them is not in their insurer's network. "Not a pleasant surprise," Trump said of bills that arrive...
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May 09, 2019 - 12:18 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Mother's Day approaches this Sunday, a new study by the U.S. Census Bureau suggests that the likelihood of having your parents alive as you grow older is linked to poverty, educational attainment, sex and race. The working paper presented at a conference in March says that...
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May 08, 2019 - 10:13 am
Those ever-present TV ads for prescription drugs will soon carry prices, too.
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May 07, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial disparities in care during and after childbirth. Black women, along with Native Americans and Alaska natives, are three times more likely to die before,...
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An Original Impossible Burger, left, and a Cali Burger, from Umami Burger, are shown in this photo in New York, Friday, May 3, 2019. A new era of meat alternatives is here, with Beyond Meat becoming the first vegan meat company to go public and Impossible Burger popping up on menus around the country. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 07, 2019 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to skip meat, a new era of options is here. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are among the companies racing to tap into the massive U.S. market of meat eaters by more closely mimicking the taste of beef than vegetarian patties of the past. Others are working to grow meat...
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