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Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 05:27 AM EDT

Where Does Trump's Supreme Court Pick Stand on Abortion?

Where Does Trump's Supreme Court Pick Stand on Abortion?

Many have voiced concern over the future of legal abortion in the United States following Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, but the president's nominee to fill Kennedy's seat, Brett Kavanaugh...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 11:23 PM EDT

1st Trial Over Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Link Claim Under Way

1st Trial Over Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Link Claim Under Way

Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury on Monday to find that agribusiness giant Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup likely caused his disease. Dewayne Johnson's...

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 10:50 PM EDT

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at 'Obamacare'

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at 'Obamacare'

The Trump administration is freezing payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses, a move expected to add to premium increases next year. At stake are...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 11:41 PM EDT

Unsealed Lawsuit: Opioid-Maker Placed Profits Over People

Unsealed Lawsuit: Opioid-Maker Placed Profits Over People

A newly unsealed lawsuit by Tennessee's attorney general says the maker of the world's top-selling painkiller directed its salesforce to target the highest prescribers, many with limited or no pain management...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Ohio Health Network Denies Liability for Damaged Embryos

Ohio Health Network Denies Liability for Damaged Embryos

A health care network responding to lawsuits says it wasn't liable for a storage tank malfunction that destroyed more than 4,000 eggs and embryos at its fertility clinic near Cleveland. In court filings made...

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 09:05 AM EDT
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What Is Dry Drowning? Recognizing the Symptoms

According to health authorities, every day about 10 people in the U.S. from drow...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 06:24 AM EDT

Fresh Grounds for Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Longevity

Fresh Grounds for Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Longevity

Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily. In a study of nearly half-a-million...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 08:44 PM EDT

NYC Family Tells of Firework Burning Baby in Stroller

NYC Family Tells of Firework Burning Baby in Stroller

Thousands of people are hurt every year in fireworks-related accidents, according to the National Fire Protection Association, and as one Brooklyn family knows all too well -- they don't all happen on the Fourth...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 01:03 PM EDT

Mom Warns of Hot Playgrounds After Daughter Suffers Burns

Mom Warns of Hot Playgrounds After Daughter Suffers Burns

A Missouri mom has a warning for parents about the hidden dangers of playgrounds in the heat. With temperatures soaring in the Midwest, Dawna Wright thought back to Memorial Day, when she took her four-year-old...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 04:28 AM EDT

Collins Opposes a Nominee Who Would Overturn Abortion Ruling

Collins Opposes a Nominee Who Would Overturn Abortion Ruling

Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, said Sunday she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that...

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