As Obamacare enrollment deadline nears, hold times are growing

President Donald Trump’s administration says it is trying to accommodate consumers as hold times grow for those seeking to enroll in insurance under the federal health care law. The sign-up season ends tonight, Friday, at midnight Pacific time in most states.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday that some callers to More...

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By admin On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Mom accused of faking son's illness after 13 “major” surgeries

DALLAS – An 8-year-old Dallas boy may have endured more than 300 unnecessary doctor visits, gone through more than a dozen pointless surgeries and suffered life-threatening treatment complications after police More...

By admin On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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McCain hospitalized for side effects of cancer treatment, office says

Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 8:08 PM EST Sen. John McCain was admitted Wednesday to Walter Reed Hospital for “normal side effects” of his cancer treatments, his office said in a statement. More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Researchers test ultrasound to detect breast cancer

More than 40 percent of women in the United States have dense breast tissue, which can make it more difficult to detect potential cancers on a mammogram. Now doctors in Southern California are testing a new technology More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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High-tech healers give kids a helping hand

ROCKFORD, Mich. — Christmas came early for Harmony Taylor, who got what she wanted most: the hand she’d been missing since birth. The 3D replacement is the gift of another 8-year-old, who is also missing More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Is “man flu” real?

As winter rolls into town, so does the flu and all its miserable symptoms. Yet, doctors and women alike have long noticed that men tend to bemoan those symptoms more than women. The phenomenon even has a name: the More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Generic Viagra hits the market today

In news that will delight men who’ve had difficulties in the bedroom, two generic versions of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra are scheduled to hit the market Monday. One of the new generics is made by More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Ban window blinds with cords to prevent kids' deaths: Study

CHICAGO — Children’s injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords. Nearly More...

By admin On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit

The words CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF are welcomed by air travelers in a hurry. They’re even more welcomed by airline pilots who once feared they’d never fly again. Our Cover Story is reported by Tony Dokoupil: More...

By admin On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Scott Walker moves forward with plan to drug test food stamp users

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker moved ahead this week with his plans to make Wisconsin the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps, a move blocked by the federal government More...