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New Health Care Bill Clears House Committee

Move a crucial step in replacing Affordable Care Act, but health advocacy groups mount oppositionA House panel cleared the Republicans' plan to replace the...

How to Keep a Spring in Your Step With Daylight Saving...

Expert advice on ways to weather the lost hour of sleep Sunday morningClocks will spring ahead one hour with the time change on Sunday...

House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular onesHouse Republicans have unveiled their long-anticipated plan to repeal the Affordable...

House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular onesHouse Republicans have unveiled their long-anticipated plan to repeal the Affordable...

Don’t Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels

Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says Some terms on skin-care product labels may mislead consumers,...

DIY Teeth-Straightening: Don’t Try This at Home

Dangers lurk when rubber bands, paper clips and other tools are used to avoid the orthodontistAn orthodontist recalled a patient who devised her own...

Many Americans Unaware of ‘Superbug’ Threat: Poll

Most say they know little about antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and half think antibiotics work against virusesAntibiotic-resistant "superbugs" are a major public health threat, but most...

The Short- and Long-Term Prognosis for Obamacare

The law still stands despite IRS decision to process tax returns without insurance statusAs confusing as it may be for health insurance buyers and...

Flu Vaccine a Pretty Good Match for Viruses This Year: CDC

Overall, it has been 48 percent effective, but more severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverageIt's not perfect, but this year's flu vaccine...

Senate Confirms Rep. Tom Price as Health Secretary

Surgeon from Atlanta is outspoken critic of Affordable Care ActRep. Tom Price was confirmed by the U.S. Senate early Friday morning to head up...
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