Some congressional Republicans speak out against “Trumpcare”

WASHINGTON — President Trump praised the new Republican replacement for Obamacare as “wonderful” on Tuesday. But it was a dead letter to conservative Republicans who said that it broke promises that they made to voters.  Mr. Trump said last week, “nobody knew healthcare could be so complicated.” Turns out the same is true about Capitol More...

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By admin On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Trump offers to maintain Planned Parenthood funding if it halts abortions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has offered to maintain federal funding for Planned Parenthood if the group stops providing abortions. Its president spurned the proposal and noted that federal money already More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Chrissy Teigen reveals postpartum depression

Chrissy Teigen has revealed that she has battled postpartum depression since the birth of her daughter last year.      The former Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model and her husband, singer John Legend, More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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HHS Sec. Tom Price: “We believe in the guarantee of Medicare for our seniors”

As President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans debate the future of Medicare, Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price said Sunday that Republicans “believe in the guarantee of Medicare for More...

By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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Thomas Starzl, liver transplant pioneer, dead at 90

PITTSBURGH — Dr. Thomas Starzl, who pioneered liver transplant surgery in the 1960s and was a leading researcher into anti-rejection drugs, has died. He was 90. The University of Pittsburgh, speaking on behalf More...

By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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E. coli outbreak linked to peanut butter substitute

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A peanut butter substitute sold by an Illinois company is being recalled because 12 cases of E. coli have been linked to the product. Glenview-based I.M. Health SoyNut Butter Co . is voluntarily More...

By admin On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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Why sipping a margarita could be bad for your skin

You probably know to steer clear of poison ivy. But did you know that sipping a Margarita or eating an orange in the sunshine can cause a similar skin rash? That’s just one hazard the American Academy of Dermatology More...

By admin On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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America's most sleep-deprived workers

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine says adults need at least 7 hours of sleep per day for optimal health. Lack of sleep has been linked to heart disease, obesity, diabetes, depression, and anxiety — not to More...

By admin On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Could this woman's DNA hold the key to weight loss?

AUSTIN, Texas — Abby Solomon’s purse looks like a traveling pantry, full of sugary snacks. “My life basically revolves around food,” she said. And yet for all she eats, she’s in a constant battle More...

By admin On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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How much urine is in a swimming pool?

Canadian researchers have answers to a question you might regret asking: How much urine is in a typical swimming pool? Using the presence of acesulfame-K (ACE), a widely consumed synthetic sweetener, as a marker More...