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High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students

High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students

A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. »

Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery
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Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery

A 10-month-old baby born with four legs and two spines is recovering well after undergoing a complex and risky medical procedure in Chicago, doctors say. Young Dominique came to Chicago from the Ivory Coast in... »

FDA Approves Device to Simplify Tube Feeding Device

FDA Approves Device to Simplify Tube Feeding Device

The Food and Drug Administration has granted marketing authorization to a device developed by a Philadelphia company to improve the administration of tube feeding. »

Trump Goes Outside DC for Support on Revised GOP Health Bill
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Trump Goes Outside DC for Support on Revised GOP Health Bill

President Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare," seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol... »

476K NJ Residents Could Lose Health Insurance: Report
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476K NJ Residents Could Lose Health Insurance: Report

About a half million New Jersey residents would lose health insurance under U.S. House Republicans' proposed replacement to the Affordable Care Act, The New Jersey Policy Perspective said Tuesday. »

Here Are the Republicans Who May Reject Health Care Bill

Here Are the Republicans Who May Reject Health Care Bill

President Donald Trump campaigned on the promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with "something terrific." Now, House Republicans are in danger of losing a vote... »

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US

Fewer babies are dying in the United States than a decade ago, according to NBC News. The U.S. infant mortality rate, which is higher than in other developed countries, is down 15 percent over the last... »

Trump to GOP: Pass Health Care Bill or Seal Your Fate
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Trump to GOP: Pass Health Care Bill or Seal Your Fate

Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would overhaul... »

Already in Peril, Rural Hospitals Unsure on Health Care Bill

Already in Peril, Rural Hospitals Unsure on Health Care Bill

Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have been his last breath. He'd gone into cardiac arrest in his office, a co-worker called 911,... »