Health

Former First Lady Michelle Obama
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November 09, 2018 - 7:47 am
Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her two daughters.
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Elena Nichizhenova | Dreamstime.com
November 05, 2018 - 12:40 pm
The nation's leading pediatricians' group has strengthened its advice against spanking and other physical punishment because of the potential for long-term harm.
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DO NOT USE
(Craig Sherod Photography/AcelRx Pharmaceuticals via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 3:41 pm
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals.
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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
November 02, 2018 - 9:24 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Preliminary figures show more than 72,000...
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Wanaque Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 01, 2018 - 7:07 pm
A 10th person died amid a viral outbreak at a pediatric care center while a different strain of the virus was found at another facility in the state, New Jersey health officials said Thursday.
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 01, 2018 - 2:52 pm
The federal website where consumers can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was up and running Thursday after a slow start as sign-up season for 2019 opened days before the midterm elections.
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Shelby Cassesse
October 31, 2018 - 9:20 pm
The most recent mass shooting hit close to home, and kids might have questions
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President Trump
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 25, 2018 - 5:30 pm
"We are taking aim at the global freeloading that forces American consumers to subsidize lower prices in foreign countries through higher prices in our country," Trump said in a speech at the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Prescription
Kenneth Weinrich - Dreamstime.com
October 24, 2018 - 3:03 pm
Each year during the spring and fall, the US Drug Enforcement Administration hosts a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
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Bottles of Roundup herbicide, a product of Monsanto, are displayed on a store shelf in St. Louis.
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
October 23, 2018 - 8:13 pm
With its stock dropping and more lawsuits expected, Monsanto vowed Tuesday to press on with a nationwide legal defense of its best-selling weed killer Roundup after a San Francisco judge upheld a verdict alleging it causes cancer.
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