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Vaccine Skeptic Message Gets Bolder
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:58:52 GMT
Vaccine skeptics, often called anti-vaxxers, are getting bolder with their message that vaccines are the product of a coverup by industry, government and media.
Sen. Collins Has 'Serious Reservations' Over Obamacare Repeal
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:54:00 GMT
Sen. Susan Collins announced Sunday that it is "very difficult" for her to see herself voting for the GOP's most recent Obamacare repeal attempt.
What You Should Be Doing Now to Ease Seasonal Affective Disorder
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:22:00 GMT
Why darker days may be leaving you SAD ... and what do about it.
911 Outages Imperil Public Safety in Cincinnati and Elsewhere
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:06:00 GMT
According to an internal city document obtained by NBC, Cincinnati has had 10 911 outages since June 2016. The latest one lasted three and a half hours.
Science-Backed Reasons to Go Apple Picking This Weekend
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:26:50 GMT
This is how your brain and body react when you're at the orchard.
'Worse Than a War Zone': Medical Services on Dominica Crippled by Maria
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:29:00 GMT
Hurricane Maria left medical facilities on the Caribbean island of Dominica "worse than in a war zone," according to the country's leader.
This Family Was Already Struggling. Then Came Harvey
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:45:48 GMT
Hurricane Harvey hit one family in southeast Texas especially hard. They are still clearing a home they had just remodeled for their injured son.
Aaron Hernandez Had Brain Disease, Doctors Say
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:44:42 GMT
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, a serious brain disease linked with concussions and head impacts, Boston University said.
Earthquake Victims Face Race Against the Clock
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:32:00 GMT
If survivors have access to clean air and can avoid potentially fatal injury, victims can survive unimaginable conditions, at least for a little while.
CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 7-Day Supply
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:33:00 GMT
CVS Pharmacy will limit opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply for certain conditions, becoming the first national retail chain to restrict pain pills.
What It Really Takes to Make a Healthy Habit Stick
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:20:00 GMT
My game plan for eating well and getting fit for the long haul.
Hurricane Irma Claims 10th Victim From Sweltering Florida Nursing Home
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:58:09 GMT
The 10th victim from the south Florida nursing home that was turning into a lethal sauna by Hurricane Irma was 94-year-old Martha Murray.
Lady Gaga Has Fibromyalgia. What Is It?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:30:00 GMT
It's a crippling disease that's often misunderstood.
What Happens to Your Brain When You're On a Diet
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:25:00 GMT
This is why it's so hard to lose weight.
Cancer Patient Found a Stem-Cell Donor, but U.S. Won't Let Her In
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:46:00 GMT
Helen Huynh's youngest sister, who lives in Vietnam, is a perfect stem cell donor match. But she has been unable to acquire a visa to enter the U.S.
Jimmy Kimmel Says Senator 'Lied Right to My Face' Over GOP Health Plan
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:27:00 GMT
"There's a new Jimmy Kimmel test for you, it's called the lie detector test. You're welcome to stop by the studio and take it anytime," the TV host said.
Health Coverage Rate Ticks Up for Some Asian-American Groups
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:37:00 GMT
6.8 percent of people who said they were of Asian descent alone did not have health insurance in 2016 compared to 7.8 percent in 2015, according to the Census.
Parents Demand Answers After Autistic Boy Held on Ground by Officer
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:22:00 GMT
Police in Buckeye, Arizona, this week released body camera video showing an officer detaining an autistic teen who the officer believed was using drugs.
Death of Scout Schultz Highlights LGBTQ Mental Health Needs
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:56:00 GMT
The Georgia Tech student's death highlights the need for better mental health resources for LGBTQ college students, some advocates and health professionals say.
Harvard Medical School Takes Leading Role in LGBTQ Health Care
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:48:00 GMT
Harvard Medical School has taken a multi-pronged approach to ensure its physicians-in-training are prepared for the unique needs of LGBTQ patients.