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Inside the Health Care Bill: Trump Wanted ‘Heart.’ He Didn’t Get It

Inside the Health Care Bill: Trump Wanted ‘Heart.’ He Didn’t Get It

WASHINGTON — The 142-page Senate health care bill released on Thursday is easy to summarize: It cuts health care spending for low-income and middle-income Americans and uses the savings to finance large tax cuts for the wealthy and the medical industry.

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FDA approves quicker-to-administer drug for blood cancers

FDA approves quicker-to-administer drug for blood cancers

U.S. regulators have approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers. The Roche Group’s Rituxan, on the market for 20 years, is administered in a hospital or clinic through an intravenous drip that can take …

Study: Gunmakers ramping up production, focusing on 'freedom and security' message

Study: Gunmakers ramping up production, focusing on ‘freedom and security’ message

Gun makers have boosted production in recent years, focusing on more high-caliber pistols and rifles designed for self-defense and shifting away from recreational firearms used for hunting and target shooting, the authors of a new study said. Gun violence …

Too many women don't recognize the dangers of heart disease

Too many women don’t recognize the dangers of heart disease

Heart disease symptoms are often different for women than men. Heart disease is the leading killer of U.S. women, but many women and their doctors don’t recognize the danger. A survey of more than 1,000 women between 25 and 60 years of age found 45 percent …

3 key things to know about the Senate health care bill

3 key things to know about the Senate health care bill

The Senate’s health insurance bill is finally available for scrutiny. While Washington watchers analyze its chances for passage, let’s take a look at the consequences for consumers. Here’s what you should keep an eye on as the bill moves forward toward …

OB-GYNs Give Women More Say In When They Have Mammograms

OB-GYNs Give Women More Say In When They Have Mammograms

Women in their 40s at average risk for breast cancer should talk to their health care provider about the risks and benefits of mammography before starting regular screening at that age, according to guidelines released Thursday by the American College of …

4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

For more, visit TIME Health. Senate Republicans revealed new legislation—a much-anticipated follow-up to the American Health Care Act passed by the House of Representatives last month—intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Senate …

Spinal disk cells in zebrafish can self-repair

Spinal disk cells in zebrafish can self-repair

June 22 (UPI) –The cells that make up the developing backbone of zebrafish can self-repair, new research shows. Unfortunately these cells disappear as the backbone matures. Before developing a backbone, embryonic and newly hatched zebrafish are supported …

The Latest: Obama says millions lose coverage with GOP plan

The Latest: Obama says millions lose coverage with GOP plan

Former President Barack Obama says the Senate’s GOP-written health care bill will cause millions of families to lose health care coverage. The former president issued a statement on his Facebook page as Senate Republicans unveiled a plan to dismantle Obama …

Inside the Health Care Bill: Trump Wanted ‘Heart.’ He Didn’t Get It

Inside the Health Care Bill: Trump Wanted ‘Heart.’ He Didn’t Get It

WASHINGTON — The 142-page Senate health care bill released on Thursday is easy to summarize: It cuts health care spending for low-income and middle-income Americans and uses the savings to finance large tax cuts for the wealthy and the medical industry.

Experimental drug offers hope to seniors with vision-robbing disease

Experimental drug offers hope to seniors with vision-robbing disease

Age-related macular degeneration is a common cause of vision loss. WASHINGTON – An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults — and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular …

First Step Toward Atlantic Drilling Could Decimate Key Species In Ocean Food Chain

First Step Toward Atlantic Drilling Could Decimate Key Species In Ocean Food Chain

A reports suggests airgun blasting has a deadly effect on zooplankton – a critical food source for fish, whales and other marine life. One of the first steps toward offshore drilling development in the Atlantic Ocean could decimate a key species in the …

Premiums Could Spike for Middle Class Under Senate Health Bill

Premiums Could Spike for Middle Class Under Senate Health Bill

Obamacare was attacked by Republicans for spiking insurance premiums. But those costs could go up even more under the Republicans’ own health care plans, and the middle class isn’t immune. Billions of dollars in federal subsidies that have reduce out-of …

What The Senate Health Care Bill Could Mean For People With Mental Illness

What The Senate Health Care Bill Could Mean For People With Mental Illness

The draft of the Senate health care reform bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, released Thursday prompted new anxiety over what the eventual bill could mean for those living with mental illness. The short answer: Less coverage for more money.

Are those crazy food products on 'Shark Tank' actually healthy?

Are those crazy food products on ‘Shark Tank’ actually healthy?

We all want to shed pounds, build strength, and cut down on processed junk, so it’s fitting that Shark Thank has seen a spike in the number of health-minded product pitches. As a rule of thumb, the Sharks tend to be particularly hard on anyone making …

Study says breastfeeding could lower mom's risk of heart disease, stroke

Study says breastfeeding could lower mom’s risk of heart disease, stroke

The benefits of breastfeeding have been well documented for the baby, but a new study purports there may also be more benefits for the mother than originally believed. For mothers, benefits of breastfeeding can include weight loss and lower risk of …

This Is What Happens When People With Diabetes Lose Medicaid

This Is What Happens When People With Diabetes Lose Medicaid

In 2003, Jose Sanchez was a recent graduate just starting out in the world, hustling to get his graphic design business off the ground. Then, one day, his life changed. “I went to take a nap and then I didn’t wake up for two days,” he said.

Pharmaceutical company sold drugs that sickened babies, feds allege

Pharmaceutical company sold drugs that sickened babies, feds allege

INDIANAPOLIS — Executives at a Noblesville, Ind., pharmaceuticals company did not recall a painkiller that was 25 times stronger than its label said it was, a federal indictment alleges, which caused three newborns to become ill. “This case is about the …

There Could Be Ketamine In Your ‘Natural’ Chicken

There Could Be Ketamine In Your ‘Natural’ Chicken

Veterinarians use it as an anesthetic. Psychiatrists have started prescribing it for depression. And thanks to the “out-of-body” experience it gives users, ketamine, or “Special K,” has long been a drug of choice for ravers and clubgoers.

Still No Prevention for Alzheimer’s but Three Actions Can Fight Memory Loss

Still No Prevention for Alzheimer’s but Three Actions Can Fight Memory Loss

There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday. They include controlling high blood pressure, regular exercise and specific memory …

This 11-Year-Old Is One Of The Youngest Certified Yoga Teachers In America

This 11-Year-Old Is One Of The Youngest Certified Yoga Teachers In America

Tabay Atkins is one of the youngest certified yoga instructors in the country. He received the first of his four yoga certifications just a week before his 11th birthday last August. HuffPost spoke Wednesday with Tabay and his mom, Sahel Anvarinejad, whose …

Mom receives devastating cancer diagnosis after dad's ALS death

Mom receives devastating cancer diagnosis after dad’s ALS death

Donations are pouring in for a Minnesota family whose mother received a devastating cancer diagnosis while she was on the phone arranging the funeral of her 44-year-old husband, who had battled amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for the last six years.

ATMs dispense more than money: Dirt and dope sticks to cash

ATMs dispense more than money: Dirt and dope sticks to cash

June 22 (UPI) –We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door handles and park benches. We pass these tiny organisms to each other when we share a handshake or a seat on the …

Most US teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down, CDC finds

Most US teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down, CDC finds

More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday. Most of the 55 percent of …

Low-carb diet's effect on brain akin to illicit drug high

Low-carb diet’s effect on brain akin to illicit drug high

June 22 (UPI) –Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite. Going low-carb might even mimic the effects of GHB – the recreational drug better known as fantasy, liquid ecstasy or grievous bodily …

Here’s What You Need to Save for Health Care in Retirement

Here’s What You Need to Save for Health Care in Retirement

One of the hardest expenses to plan for in retirement could be the biggest: health care. It will pay to err on the high side. U.S. retiree health-care costs are likely to increase at an average annual rate of 5.5 percent over the next decade.

Study: Most U.S. teenagers aren't having sex

Study: Most U.S. teenagers aren’t having sex

THURSDAY, June 22, 2017 – Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today’s teens are always looking to “hook-up.” But new federal research says it’s just not so. Instead, the study found that most teenagers in high school aren’t …

Millennial Men Are Bolstering the Plastic Surgery Industry

Millennial Men Are Bolstering the Plastic Surgery Industry

Cosmetic procedures are of increasing interest to millennial men, a new industry report found. Thirty one percent of men said they were extremely likely to consider a cosmetic procedure, either surgical or noninvasive, according to a survey conducted …

Are today's teens more responsible about sex?

Are today’s teens more responsible about sex?

Fewer American teens are having sex than in decades past, according to new CDC data. When it comes to sex, teens may be more responsible than they’re often given credit for. According to new government data, the percentage of American teens having sex is …

Republicans' Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hit Rural Patients Hard

Republicans’ Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hit Rural Patients Hard

For the hundreds of rural U.S. hospitals struggling to stay in business, health policy decisions made in Washington, D.C., this summer could make survival a lot tougher. Since 2010, at least 79 rural hospitals have closed across the country, and nearly 700 …

This Eye Infection Blinds Someone Every 15 Minutes, And Women Are Hit Hardest

This Eye Infection Blinds Someone Every 15 Minutes, And Women Are Hit Hardest

ASILONG, Kenya ― Before her eye troubles began, Selina Chepserum was a skilled harvester of termites. In the few days after the seasonal rains, she would stand at the bottom of massive termite mounds, catching the insects as they swarmed down the …

CEOs Say They'll Sell Health Insurance Next Year, But Are Flying Blind

CEOs Say They’ll Sell Health Insurance Next Year, But Are Flying Blind

The Senate vote on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is, according to conventional wisdom, one week away. And we still don’t know what’s in the bill. Not having concrete information is deeply uncomfortable for a journalist like me.

AP sources: Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

AP sources: Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional aides and lobbyists say. After …

How Republican Medicaid Caps Could Hurt Millions

How Republican Medicaid Caps Could Hurt Millions

Republicans who wrote a health care bill behind closed doors call it a repeal of Obamacare. But the legislation could fundamentally transform another federal health program that provides coverage to far more Americans than the insurance exchanges created …

Physician Says Racist 'White Doctor' Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

Physician Says Racist ‘White Doctor’ Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

The president-elect of the Ontario Medical Association said Wednesday that the video of a woman demanding a “white doctor” at a walk-in clinic reflects a larger issue in Canada. “A lot of physicians who are visible minorities or have accents that …

Breast-feeding tied to lower heart, stroke risk for mom

Breast-feeding tied to lower heart, stroke risk for mom

WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 – Women who breast-feed their babies may have a slightly lower risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke decades later, a large new study suggests. Researchers found that among nearly 290,000 women in China, those who breast-fed …

Dad bikes 1,400 miles to hear deceased daughter's heartbeat on Father's Day

Dad bikes 1,400 miles to hear deceased daughter’s heartbeat on Father’s Day

It had been five months since Bill Conner suddenly lost his 20-year-old daughter, Abbey, and he felt like he had to do something to honor her short life. So, on May 22, a day after his son, Austin, graduated from college, Conner hopped on a bike and began …

Rogue genes may cause some ALS cases

Rogue genes may cause some ALS cases

WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 – Gene mutations may cause up to 17 percent of cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in patients with no family history of the disease, a new study finds. ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive …

The Latest: GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

The Latest: GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

Sources say top Senate Republicans are finalizing their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law. Their proposal would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the …

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. U.S. health officials on Wednesday released new vaccine data showing it did a so-so job overall.

Caterpillar-Grown Flu Vaccine Protects Better Than Egg-Incubated Vaccine

Caterpillar-Grown Flu Vaccine Protects Better Than Egg-Incubated Vaccine

A DNA-based vaccine grown in caterpillar cells instead of made using chicken eggs appears to have better protected adults against infection, researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine, called FluBlok, is one of a half-dozen flu vaccines available on the U …

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