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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:36 AM PDT

DEA Offering Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills

DEA Offering Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills

The Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity for the safe disposal of expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions pills or patches on Saturday. Scores of locations across the country are...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:28 AM PDT

Wait for Calorie Count on Burgers, Pizza May Get Longer

Wait for Calorie Count on Burgers, Pizza May Get Longer

Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again. New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 03:35 PM PDT

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

New research suggests that artificial intelligence may be better at determining which patients are at high risk for a heart attack than their doctor, NBC News reported. AI computer programs developed at the...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 10:33 AM PDT

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account. Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:17 AM PDT

California Weighs Huge Health Care Remake: Dumping Insurers

California Weighs Huge Health Care Remake: Dumping Insurers

A proposal considered by California lawmakers would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone. The...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:42 AM PDT

Blood Tests Track Lung Cancer Gene Changes, Aiding Treatment

Blood Tests Track Lung Cancer Gene Changes, Aiding Treatment

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages. With experimental tests...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:53 PM PDT

FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies

FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies

The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters sent to 14 manufacturers, telling them to remove their fraudulent cancer curing products on the internet, NBC News reported. The FDA said most of the...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 10:39 AM PDT

Hardball Health Care Option May Cost Taxpayers, and Trump

Hardball Health Care Option May Cost Taxpayers, and Trump

Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities. The administration just might eliminate...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 03:30 AM PDT

Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies

Simulating Mom's Womb in Research to Help Earliest Preemies

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:57 AM PDT

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Before the law, Colorado — like many states — allowed abortions only if a woman's life...

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