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Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 04:55 AM PDT

'Raining Needles': Drug Crisis Creates Syringe Pollution

'Raining Needles': Drug Crisis Creates Syringe Pollution

They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 04:29 AM PDT

Preventive Care, Screenings Could Be Compromised by GOP Bill

Preventive Care, Screenings Could Be Compromised by GOP Bill

President Donald Trump has often said he doesn't want people "dying in the streets" for lack of health care. But in the United States, where chronic conditions are the major diseases, people decline slowly....

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 04:27 PM PDT

Health Plan Hinges on the Young, a Tough Sell: Analysis

Health Plan Hinges on the Young, a Tough Sell: Analysis

Julian Senn-Raemont isn't convinced he needs to buy health insurance when he loses coverage under his dad's plan in a couple of years — no matter what happens in the policy debate in Washington, or how cheap the...

Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 at 03:46 PM PDT

More Hurdles as Senate Again Delays Vote on GOP Health Bill

More Hurdles as Senate Again Delays Vote on GOP Health Bill

The Senate delayed a highly anticipated vote this coming week to repeal and replace the nation's health care law after Sen. John McCain's announced absence due to surgery, an enormous setback as time dwindles...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 12:57 PM PDT

White House Pitches Health Bill to Skeptical US Governors

White House Pitches Health Bill to Skeptical US Governors

The Trump administration is struggling to get support from skeptical U.S. governors for a revised health care bill before the U.S. Senate. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and Centers for...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 01:11 PM PDT

Trump, Administration Press Republicans to Back Health Bill

Trump, Administration Press Republicans to Back Health Bill

From both sides of the Atlantic, President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday to support the Senate GOP's reworked health care bill, with the president saying wavering...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 04:22 AM PDT

Trump Will Take Health Care Credit or Cast Blame: Analysis

Trump Will Take Health Care Credit or Cast Blame: Analysis

If congressional Republicans succeed in repealing and replacing "Obamacare," expect a big Rose Garden celebration with President Donald Trump taking credit. If they fail? Trump has already indicated he will...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 05:57 PM PDT

This Is How the GOP Plan Would Change Health Care Coverage

This Is How the GOP Plan Would Change Health Care Coverage

Senate Republican leaders released a new version of their health care bill on Thursday and they hope to vote on it as soon as next week. The Senate bill would weaken protections for people with pre-existing...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 10:32 AM PDT

Keep Your Cool This Summer: Safety Tips for the Heat

Keep Your Cool This Summer: Safety Tips for the Heat

With temperatures in some parts of the country soaring as high as 120 degrees this summer, combatting the heat is no easy task. Last year 94 people suffered from heat related deaths more than double the...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 09:59 AM PDT

Investors: 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Was Shady -- and Profitable

Investors: 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Was Shady -- and Profitable

The jury at the securities fraud trial of "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has heard investors accuse the quirky former biotech CEO of repeatedly giving them the runaround when they tried to pull their money out...

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