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Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 07:22 AM EDT

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 08:57 PM EDT

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 01:32 PM EDT

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 12:59 PM EDT

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...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 07:39 PM EDT

Connecticut Doctor Arrested While Feds Search for Other in Major Health Fraud Scheme

Connecticut Doctor Arrested While Feds Search for Other in Major Health Fraud Scheme

One Connecticut doctor has been arrested and federal officials are searching for another in connection with an investigation that authorities are calling the largest health care fraud enforcement action by...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 10:48 AM EDT

US Charges Hundreds in Health Fraud Schemes Worth $1.3B

US Charges Hundreds in Health Fraud Schemes Worth $1.3B

More than 400 people have been charged with taking part in health care fraud and opioid scams that totaled $1.3 billion in false billing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday. Sessions called...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 05:15 PM EDT

McConnell Reveals New Health Bill; Will His GOP Support It?

McConnell Reveals New Health Bill; Will His GOP Support It?

Republican leaders unveiled a new health care bill Thursday in their increasingly desperate effort to deliver on seven years of promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare." They immediately lost two key votes,...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 10:37 PM EDT

Senate Consumer Choice Idea Could Raise Premiums for Sick

Senate Consumer Choice Idea Could Raise Premiums for Sick

A health care proposal from Senate conservatives would let insurers sell skimpy policies provided they also offer a comprehensive plan. It's being billed as pro-consumer, allowing freedom of choice and potential...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:38 AM EDT

Dayton Hospital Calls on Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid Babies

Dayton Hospital Calls on Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid Babies

As the opioid epidemic grips Ohio, one Dayton hospital is making sure their youngest victims are in good hands. Each year, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital see an average of 90 babies...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 08:06 AM EDT

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing...

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