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November 12, 2018 - 6:25 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Fish oil, vitamin D, novel drugs, new cholesterol guidelines: News from an American Heart Association conference over the weekend reveals a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems. Dietary supplements missed the mark, but a prescription-...
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July 03, 2018 - 7:23 am
CHICAGO (AP) — 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 British adults, coffee drinkers had a slightly lower risk of death over 10...
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October 12, 2017 - 8:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by failures in Congress, President Donald Trump will try to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order Thursday that aims to make lower-premium plans more widely available. But the president’s move is likely to encounter opposition from medical...
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September 22, 2017 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (ABC News) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said in a statement Friday afternoon that he cannot support the Graham-Cassidy health care bill. “I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal. I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and Democrats, and have...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:06 am
Join us in ending the stigma of talking about mental health. On Sunday morning, September 24, World Suicide Prevention Day, tune in for our two-hour, commercial-free broadcast of I'm Listening, featuring personal stories from names you know, including Metallica, Logic, Halsey, Gary Allan, David...
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July 26, 2017 - 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they may not have the stomach to repeal “Obamacare” when it really counts, as the Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation undoing major portions of Barack Obama’s law without...
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July 26, 2017 - 5:07 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABC News) -- The Senate voted 51-50 on Tuesday to move forward with a debate on health care reform, even though it was not clear what measure the body will be considering. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska...
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June 22, 2017 - 3:05 pm
WASHINGTON (ABC News) -- Seven weeks after the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, Senate Republicans unveiled their version of the health care bill today. Here's how the Senate bill differs from the one passed by the House. Inside the Senate bill Funds two years of...
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