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Congress neglects CHIP kids' health plan
Congress has failed to come up with any funding for CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program that covers 9 million kids. Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:56:20 GMT
Flu season hits early this year
The U.S. may be in for an early and dangerous flu season, with influenza already more widespread than it was this time last year, the CDC says. Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:55:22 GMT
1 in 5 kids facing mental health risk in U.S.
American children's mental health is worrying experts, with one in five kids suffering from a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder. Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:21:00 GMT
How 'intuitive eating' can help you love your body and get healthy
Letting go of the number on the scale helped Michelle Vina-Baltsas improve her blood work and finally make peace with her body. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:58:00 GMT
Do this to make your strength training routine more effective
Making a few tweaks to your strength routine can supercharge your workout and your results. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:00:00 GMT
U.S. puts 3-D mammograms to the test
U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier 3-D mammogram really improves screening for breast cancer. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:43:04 GMT
Millions at risk of Alzheimer's now
Close to 50 million Americans could be in the early stages leading to Alzheimer's disease right now, according to a new forecast. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:03:02 GMT
Birth control pills still raise breast cancer risk
Taking hormone based contraception such as the birth control pill raises a woman's risk of breast cancer by 20 percent, a new Danish study shows. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:52:54 GMT
Pollution can counteract exercise benefits
Air pollution can counteract the heart and lung benefits you get from exercising outside, a new study finds. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:52:04 GMT
L.A. to become largest U.S. city with legal recreational weed
Los Angeles will become the nation's largest city with recreational pot after the City Council voted Wednesday to license sales next year. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:24:00 GMT
12 gifts for healthier, happier pets (and owners)
Gifts that will spoil your fur baby, keep them healthy and make caring for them easier. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:38:00 GMT
A meditation to chase away the winter blues
Darker days have you down? Keep this meditation in your back pocket to channel gratitude (even when you're cold and sad). Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:40:00 GMT
Brokers tout mix-and-match coverage to avoid high-cost ACA plans
Buyer, beware. Cobbling together "packages" designed to cover gaps in high-deductible health plans could shortchange consumers, warn advocates. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Rude people getting you down? This is how to shrug off a Scrooge.
The holidays bring out the worst in people, but you don't have to let them bring out the Scrooge in you. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:02:00 GMT
Brain abnormalities identified in Cuba attack patients
The doctors findings are the most specific to date about physical damage to Americans who fell mysteriously ill at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:39:00 GMT
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