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Split Senate opens debate on health care

WASHINGTON – Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans'...

July 26, 2017 1:00 am


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By a hair, Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill

With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much...

July 25, 2017 3:26 pm


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Trump makes late pitch to overhaul Obamacare

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday made a late-hour appeal to senators – targeting members of his own party...

July 25, 2017 1:00 am


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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years.

July 24, 2017 8:30 am


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GOP Senate leaders to push health care vote

The Senate returns to Washington today with its GOP leaders determined to vote this week on their yearslong quest to demolish the...

July 24, 2017 1:00 am


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Dementia risk cut by lifestyle changes

Up to one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented by addressing factors such as education, hypertension, diet, hearing...

July 21, 2017 1:00 am


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GOP leaders seeking vote on health bill soon

WASHINGTON – Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill.

July 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Contracts to help consumers with Obamacare canceled

CHICAGO – President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries,...

July 21, 2017 1:00 am


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The Health 202: Conservatives furious and plotting revenge for health-care fail

Conservatives are furious - furious - that Senate Republicans got close to repealing big parts of Obamacare and are now on the verge of...

July 20, 2017 11:30 am


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Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer's? Hints, no proof

A new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine key risks starting in childhood may prevent about a third of dementia cases around the...

July 20, 2017 8:42 am


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GOP senators in last-ditch try to rescue health care bill

Republican senators are hunkering down.

July 20, 2017 8:36 am


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Trump gets senators to revive health bill efforts

WASHINGTON – Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House on Wednesday to tell...

July 20, 2017 1:00 am


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Insurance subsidies will continue - for now

White House officials say they will continue to provide health care "cost sharing" subsidies that help cover deductibles and copayments for...

July 19, 2017 4:30 pm


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Crumbling health bill dents McConnell image as top tactician

When the Republican effort to scuttle and rewrite President Obama's health care law crumbled, the falling debris popped a dent into Senate...

July 19, 2017 11:00 am


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Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's?

July 19, 2017 8:03 am