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1 hr ago |

D.C. Circuit Rejects Tax Challenge to Obamacare

Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack "Obamacare," a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, Health Insurance

5 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

New study identifies why some deal with stress better

Researchers say a specific electrical pattern in the brain of otherwise genetically identical mice can predict how well they will cope with stress.


Related Topix: Depression, Duke University

9 hrs ago |

US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

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Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Women's Health

9 hrs ago | News Observer

US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2-1 ruling in a case involving the state's 2012 law, which required physicians at the clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization, to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital.


Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Women's Health, US Supreme Court

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Md. Schools Get $10.7M Grant To Study STDs

The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.

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Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

14 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Surgeon general: Stop tanning and save your skinSurgeon general: Stop ...

Those of you tanning or burning your skin this summer should stop - seek the shade, wear a hat and some sunscreen and, whatever you do, stay out of indoor tanning salons.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine

16 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Aetna 2Q profit rises 2.4 percent

Aetna's second-quarter profit climbed more than 2 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the health insurer beat analyst expectations and raise its 2014 earnings forecast again.


Related Topix: Aetna, Insurance, Hartford, CT, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law

20 hrs ago | Newindpress

$1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of Choice

WASHINGTON: A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Health Insurance, Medicaid

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

'Modest running' can boost health

Running for just a few minutes each day can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease, research has shown.


Related Topix: Heart Disease

Chafee holding ceremony to sign breast density bill

The Dense Breast Notification and Education Act passed by the General Assembly requires that each mammogram report include a notification to the patient of any finding of dense breast tissue and a suggestion that additional screening may be beneficial to some.


Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer

The Jackson Sun

The Situation agrees to anger management classesThe Situation agrees...

The Situation agrees to anger management classes The Situation will be getting lessons in anger management Check out this story on FILE - This Sept.


Related Topix: Anger Management, Middletown, NJ

The Modesto Bee

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, Business News

WAPT-TV Jackson

Bill would legalize some cannabis strains

That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Seizures, Colorado Springs, CO, Depakote, Valproic Acid (generic)

Cybercast News Service

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai says his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, Fasting

Hampshire Chronicle

Parkinson's treatment could change

The results of a worldwide study into Parkinson's could help revolutionise how the degenerative disease is treated, experts have said.


Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Island Packet

Teen's cancer story mirrors 'Fault in Our Stars'

Faith Brown poses for a portrait next to a photograph of herself in her room in Brooksville, Fla., Wednesday, July 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Brooksville, FL, Oncology

Deseret News

Effectiveness of whooping cough vaccine is studied

In this Thursday, May 3, 2012 file photo, Nurses Fatima Guillen, left, and Fran Wendt, right, give Kimberly Magdeleno, 4, a whooping cough booster shot, as she is held by her mother, Claudia Solorio, at a health clinic in Tacoma, Wash.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Genetics, Medicine

Merced Sun-Star

US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law, Sioux Falls, SD, Medicine, Medicare

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

This Nov. 29, 2013, file photo shows a part of the website, photographed in Washington.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law

News Herald

Marijuana poses more risks than many realize

Doctors say they're increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)