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Federal judge in Texas rules Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional

Federal judge in Texas rules Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional

The ruling comes just one day before the deadline to enroll at healthcare.gov . The Trump administration has made it easier for people to buy lower-cost, short-term health-insurance plans. But su...

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Federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

Federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

The decision will be immediately appealed, said California Attorney General Xavier Becerra , who led a group of blue states in intervening to defend the law. And because the Individual Mandate conti...

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Google Fit update brings home screen widgets

Google Fit update brings home screen widgets

The widgets coming to Google Fit will allow you faster access to your data so you can see Heart Points, Move Minutes and other daily stats like steps taken, distance travelled and calories burned at...

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Why a Conservative Supreme Court Acted in Favor of Planned Parenthood

Why a Conservative Supreme Court Acted in Favor of Planned Parenthood

Associate Justices Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch joined the Thomas dissent . In his dissent, Thomas criticized the court for its "particularly troubling" decision, arguing the case itself reall...

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CDC says don't eat raw cookie dough (even though it's delicious)

CDC says don't eat raw cookie dough (even though it's delicious)

In addition, raw eggs that are used to make raw dough or batter can contain a germ called Salmonella that can make you sick if the eggs are eaten raw or lightly cooked. "If you eat raw cookie dough, ...

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Flu vaccine still available at Iroquois County Public Health Department

Flu vaccine still available at Iroquois County Public Health Department

More than 900,000 were hospitalized. "And 79,000 people died - that's more than the average number of people who go to the Super Bowl every year". Active Duty Service members should follow their servi...

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New Cancer Test Can Detect Any Cancer in Minutes

New Cancer Test Can Detect Any Cancer in Minutes

The test they've developed involves extracting purified DNA from blood or tissue and then adding it to a gold particle solution to see how well it binds. "This is a huge discovery that no-one has gr...

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Fatal brain-eating amoeba may have come from woman's neti pot

The 69-year-old Seattle resident died in February after undergoing brain surgery at Swedish Medical Center. In addition, images from brain scans may resemble other conditions that are more common, i...

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Man coughs up 'perfect' blood clot

Man coughs up 'perfect' blood clot

In 2005, a heavily pregnant woman coughed up a similar but smaller bronchial tree clot. The pulmonary surgeon Dr Georg Wieselthaler told The Atlantic when he carefully spread out the clot, realisi...

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Ocasio-Cortez Promises $15-an-hour Intern

Ocasio-Cortez Promises $15-an-hour Intern "Living Wage" (Math & Economics Disagree)

Those figures dropped dramatically in the House, where only 8 percent of Republicans and 3.6 percent of Democrats compensated their interns. The eldest son of President Trump posted the meme Thurs...

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Infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled over concentration concerns

Infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled over concentration concerns

According to a release about the recall , Tris Pharma, Inc. has notified that customer and is arranging for the recalled product to be returned. Several brands of infant liquid ibuprofen are being...

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First baby born after uterus transplanted from deceased donor

Tullius, who is also a professor of surgery at Harvard University. In a commentary published with the Lancet case study, two researchers suggest that as more successful uterus transplant surge...

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FL toddler battling cancer in need of extremely rare blood

FL toddler battling cancer in need of extremely rare blood

OneBlood says it has found three matches so far, one near London and two in the US, but she will need blood transfusions for the foreseeable future, which means more donors must be found. Doctors mos...

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Test Breakthrough Could See Cancer Diagnosed In Minutes

Test Breakthrough Could See Cancer Diagnosed In Minutes

Researchers developed a tool that could look at these pattern changes at the whole genome level within minutes. When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in water , they begin to fold into 3D...

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First baby born to mom using uterus from a deceased donor

First baby born to mom using uterus from a deceased donor

Her fertilised eggs were implanted after seven months - and 10 days after implantation, the recipient was confirmed to be pregnant. The use of a deceased donor is a significant achievement that co...

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Celebrate National Influencza Vaccination Week With A Flu Shot

Celebrate National Influencza Vaccination Week With A Flu Shot

To find a location to get a flu shot in your community, check with your health care provider or local health department. No appointment is necessary. IN has recorded two flu-related deaths this season...

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Unilever wins race for GSK’s health drinks biz

Unilever wins race for GSK’s health drinks biz

With this deal, HUL will now own iconic brands such as Horlicks and Boost . GSK Consumer Healthcare and HUL have agreed to a share exchange ratio of 4.39 shares of HUL for every one share of G...

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It's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, health officials say

It's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, health officials say

The Food and Drug Administration put the measure on hold when the produce industry said such tests wouldn't necessarily help prevent outbreaks. To be compliant with the new guidance, packages of R...

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NACA urges Nigerians to ascertain HIV status

NACA urges Nigerians to ascertain HIV status

The World Health Organization says HIV-positive mothers could pass the virus to their children during breastfeeding. But the agency says that number doesn't include the one in seven people living wi...

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US Life Expectancy Drops Due To Rise In Drug Overdose Deaths

US Life Expectancy Drops Due To Rise In Drug Overdose Deaths

In addition to drug-overdose deaths, a spike in suicides contributed to the grim trend in 2017, the year for which the data were collected. "These sobering statistics are a wakeup call that we ar...

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