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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 05:34 PM PST

Warren Pushes Back on Critics of Her Health Care Plan

Warren Pushes Back on Critics of Her Health Care Plan

Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday that she is “fully committed” to "Medicare for All" and...

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 01:55 PM PST

Big Study Casts Doubt on Need for Many Heart Procedures

Big Study Casts Doubt on Need for Many Heart Procedures

People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won't cut their...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 01:58 AM PST

Old Dogs, New Tricks: 10,000 Pets Needed for Science

Old Dogs, New Tricks: 10,000 Pets Needed for Science

Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. The project will collect a pile of pooch...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 02:55 PM PST

Oklahoma Judge Reduces J&J Order in Opioid Lawsuit by $107M

Oklahoma Judge Reduces J&J Order in Opioid Lawsuit by $107M

An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount in his final order in the case...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 11:41 AM PST

Warren Says She Won't Immediately Push for Medicare for All

Warren Says She Won't Immediately Push for Medicare for All

Elizabeth Warren announced Friday that she won't immediately push to give every American government-funded health care and instead will work to oversee passage of a sweeping "Medicare for All" program by the end...

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