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Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 10:33 PM EDT

Immigrants Anguish Over New Trump Rule

Immigrants Anguish Over New Trump Rule

A California woman whose son needs intensive medical care says she felt "like something blew up in my face" when she learned of a Trump administration rule that would make it tougher for legal residents like her...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 05:47 PM EDT

Doctors Suspect Vaping Behind Dozens of Lung Illnesses in US

Doctors Suspect Vaping Behind Dozens of Lung Illnesses in US

As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes or other vaping products. No deaths have been reported, but at least a few have come...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 06:25 PM EDT

Vaping Companies Sue to Delay US Review of E-Cigarettes

Vaping Companies Sue to Delay US Review of E-Cigarettes

A vaping industry group sued the U.S. government on Wednesday to delay an upcoming review of thousands of e-cigarettes on the market. The legal challenge by the Vapor Technology Association is the latest hurdle...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 12:28 PM EDT

Healthy Breakfast on a Busy School Morning? It's Not So Hard

Healthy Breakfast on a Busy School Morning? It's Not So Hard

Breakfast, as you may have heard, is the most important meal of the day. That's especially true for kids returning to school, who need fuel for energy and learning. But serving a healthy breakfast can feel like...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 07:16 PM EDT

22 Hospitalized With Vaping-Linked Breathing Problems

22 Hospitalized With Vaping-Linked Breathing Problems

Almost two dozen people in the Midwest have been hospitalized with severe breathing difficulties linked to vaping, and doctors aren't sure why, NBC News reported. It's unclear exactly what the patients —...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 04:15 PM EDT

Nation's Fertility Clinics Struggle With a Growing Number of Abandoned Embryos

Nation's Fertility Clinics Struggle With a Growing Number of Abandoned Embryos

Thousands of fertility doctors throughout the country are grappling with what to do with the embryos cast aside by former patients, many of whom worked for months, even years, to conceive, NBC News reports. The...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 03:21 PM EDT

Early Study Results Suggest 2 Ebola Treatments Saving Lives

Early Study Results Suggest 2 Ebola Treatments Saving Lives

Two of four experimental Ebola drugs being tested in Congo seem to be saving lives, international health authorities announced Monday. The preliminary findings prompted an early halt to a major study on the...

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 06:55 PM EDT

What Is Natural Wine? And Is It Better for You?

What Is Natural Wine? And Is It Better for You?

Natural wine might seem like an odd term. Isn’t all wine natural? Well, yes, sort of. The wine that’s dominated the market for the last few decades is made from fermented grape juice, so in a way, it is...

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 06:01 PM EDT

Democratic Hopefuls Take Aim at Insurer and Pharma Profits

Democratic Hopefuls Take Aim at Insurer and Pharma Profits

Sen. Bernie Sanders and other progressives seeking the Democratic presidential nomination are zeroing in on pharmaceutical and insurer profits, money they say would be better spent providing health care for...

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 09:56 PM EDT

Cancer-Linked Forever Chemicals Found in Consumer Products

Cancer-Linked Forever Chemicals Found in Consumer Products

A chemical that can increase the risk of cancer and has been linked to childhood development issues and other health risks has been appearing in an increasing number of places in consumers' everyday lives,...

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