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Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:26 AM PDT

Critics Scoff at All-Male Photo of GOP Health Care Talks

Critics Scoff at All-Male Photo of GOP Health Care Talks

A lack of women in a photo of negotiations over the Republicans health care bill that was tweeted out by the vice president is drawing criticism from Democrats, concerned over the bill's repercussions for...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:20 PM PDT

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 02:02 PM PDT

Boy's Laugh a Symptom of Rare Form of Epilepsy

Boy's Laugh a Symptom of Rare Form of Epilepsy

Justin Cho has always been a happy child. So his parents never gave it much thought when he would laugh. But after Justin suffered an epileptic seizure at home, hospital tests showed that his laugh was the...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:33 PM PDT

Science Says: Who and What is to Blame for Cancer?

Science Says: Who and What is to Blame for Cancer?

Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 02:52 PM PDT

Death Rates Up For Middle Age Whites With Little Education

Death Rates Up For Middle Age Whites With Little Education

A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" — suicides, drug overdoses...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:27 PM PDT

Healthcare Plan Could Cost CA $24B in a Decade

Healthcare Plan Could Cost CA $24B in a Decade

The Republican health overhaul bill in Congress would cut federal payments for low-income health coverage in California by an estimated $6 billion in 2020 and more than $24 billion in a decade, Gov. Jerry...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 01:55 PM PDT

Bird Flu Outbreak Nation's Worst Since 2015: Expert

Bird Flu Outbreak Nation's Worst Since 2015: Expert

A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation's worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert said Wednesday....

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 04:27 PM PDT

Seniors Worry About Loss of Meals Under Trump Budget Plan

Seniors Worry About Loss of Meals Under Trump Budget Plan

Dale Lamphier, 97, never married and her closest living relatives―three nephews―live across the country. About two years ago, she moved to a senior housing complex in Westwood, New Jersey, a town she has...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:08 PM PDT

High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students

High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students

A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. The...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 01:59 PM PDT

Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery

Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery

A 10-month-old baby born with four legs and two spines is recovering well after undergoing a complex and risky medical procedure in Chicago, doctors say. Young Dominique came to Chicago from the Ivory Coast in...

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