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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...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 02:25 PM PDT

Here Are the Republicans Who May Reject Health Care Bill

Here Are the Republicans Who May Reject Health Care Bill

President Donald Trump campaigned on the promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with "something terrific." Now, House Republicans are in danger of losing a vote on...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 01:03 PM PDT

FDA: Breast Implants Can Cause Rare Form of Cancer

FDA: Breast Implants Can Cause Rare Form of Cancer

Breast implants can cause a rare form of cancer that may have killed at least nine people, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, NBC News reported. The cancer is called anaplastic large cell lymphoma...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 10:58 AM PDT

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US

Fewer babies are dying in the United States than a decade ago, according to NBC News. The U.S. infant mortality rate, which is higher than in other developed countries, is down 15 percent over the last 10...

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 06:06 PM PDT

Trump to GOP: Pass Health Care Bill or Seal Your Fate

Trump to GOP: Pass Health Care Bill or Seal Your Fate

Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would overhaul...

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