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Senate Group Draws Fire for Lack of Women Working on Health Care

Senate Group Draws Fire for Lack of Women Working on Health Care

The core group of 13 Republican senators tasked with crafting health care legislation to repeal Obamacare is under fire for not including any women senators, NBC News reports. Some Republican women, like »

Bill Protects Bus Drivers From Lawsuits Over EpiPens

Bill Protects Bus Drivers From Lawsuits Over EpiPens

Pennsylvania lawmakers want to make it easier for school bus drivers and crossing guards to administer potentially life-saving medications without fear of being sued. »

Modern Medicine With a 'Star Trek' Spin
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Modern Medicine With a 'Star Trek' Spin

Philadelphia-area-based ER doctor Basil Harris developed a medical decoder prototype that could make diagnosing conditions available to people at home and in just minutes. »

Health Care Fight Shifts to Senate, Where GOP Wants a Reboot
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Health Care Fight Shifts to Senate, Where GOP Wants a Reboot

It took blood, sweat and tears for Republican leaders to finally push their health care bill through the House last week. Don't expect the process to be less arduous in the Senate, though more of the angst... »

Measles Outbreak Caused by Vaccine Skeptics: Health Depts.

Measles Outbreak Caused by Vaccine Skeptics: Health Depts.

An outbreak of measles in Minnesota has led to 44 infected people, nearly all of them children, the Minnesota department of health says. Eleven kids are in the hospital and more cases of measles are expected... »

Side Effects Emerge After Approval for Many US Drugs: Study<br />

Side Effects Emerge After Approval for Many US Drugs: Study

Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found. The... »

Life Expectancy Varies by 20 Years Across US Counties

Life Expectancy Varies by 20 Years Across US Counties

Americans' life expectancy varies by nearly a generation across counties in the United States, according to a new study, from a high of 87 years in Colorado's ski country to a low of 66 years in southwest South... »

Bacteria Could be Behind Mysterious Outbreak in Liberia: CDC

Bacteria Could be Behind Mysterious Outbreak in Liberia: CDC

A contagious bacterial infection appears to be the cause of at least some cases in a mysterious outbreak in Liberia, U.S. health officials said Monday. The bacteria can cause meningitis, a dangerous brain... »

New Testing Method Revolutionizes Allergy Identification
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New Testing Method Revolutionizes Allergy Identification

A new finger prick test can identify more than 100 allergens, revolutionizing the more laborious methods currently in use. Dr. Janet Pate with Nurture Pediatrics in Bellaire, Texas says that until now the... »

Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast Recalled
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Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast Recalled

A New Jersey-based food company is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast because they might be contaminated with Listeria. Pinnacle Foods Inc. said Friday the safety of its customers is... »

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