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Mom's Death From Lyme Disease Raises Questions

Concern grows as Lyme disease cases jump in one state and ticks infected with the bacterium are confirmed in national parks.

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:51:00 GMT
Company 'Pauses' Launch of $89,000 Muscular Dystrophy Drug

A drugmaker fiven FDA approval to market a generic drug for muscular dystrophy has 'paused' rollout after an outcry over its $89,000-a-year price tag.

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:33:23 GMT
WHO's Superbug Hit List

WHO published its list of No. 1 superbug enemies, hoping entice drug companies and governments to work harder to get better antibiotics on the market.

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 22:59:26 GMT
Dear Mr. President: Letters on the Affordable Care Act

We talked to Americans about the option to keep, repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act. Here's what they had to say.

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 18:58:27 GMT
Colorectal Cancer Rates Soar in Younger People

At 27, Stacey Betancourt had no reason to suspect she had cancer. But she is part of a new generation at exceptionally high risk of colon cancer.

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Here's What Happens With High Risk Pools

Some Republicans seeking Obamacare repeal want a return to "high-risk pools" for people with pre-existing conditions. One man's experience in one:

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:16:06 GMT
Trump Meets With Insurance Execs on ACA Repeal

Trump is meeting with insurance CEOs to drum up support for the Republican health plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:12:00 GMT
Pediatricians Warn Against Pot Use: Not Your Dad's Marijuana

The advice comes in a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in Pediatrics.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:09:00 GMT
Trans Students Face 'Detrimental' Health Effects Without Fed Protection

Health professionals fear the Trump administration's decision to rescind past guidance on trans protections could lead to 'detrimental' health effects for trans kids.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:00 GMT
Superbugs Grow in Hospital Plumbing: Study

Antibiotic-resistant superbug bacteria grow up hospital drains and can splash out into sinks and onto counters, researchers reported Friday.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:05:00 GMT
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