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Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care

Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care

38 minutes ago   |   NPR

The Pennsylvania-based health care chain Geisinger Health System plans to soon offer DNA sequencing as part of routine care for all patients. Is there a downside? (Image...
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Personal Health: How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home

58 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Don't wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify your home.
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The New Health Care: What Barbershops Can Teach About Delivering Health Care

58 minutes ago   |   NY Times

One reason that an experiment to reduce high blood pressure in a high-risk population succeeded is that it adapted its approach to encourage trust.
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Ontario party leader campaigning in the Greater Toronto Area today

1 hour ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - With a little more than two weeks left before Ontario voters cast their ballots on June 7, all three major party leaders will stick close to the Greater Toronto Area...
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Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appears to be making a swift recovery in hospital from his latest health troubles. His office released a photo and a brief video clip late on...
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Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territory - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appears to be making a swift recovery in hospital from his latest health troubles. His office released a...
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Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

3 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

Hospitalized Palestinian president appears to be making a swift recovery from his latest health troubles
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US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, an unexpected outcome after President Donald Trump's repeated tries to take apart the Obama-era coverage...
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Massachusetts General Hospital doctors: Only funding stands in way of ALS cure

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

When Mike Ballon graduated from Oberlin in 1978, many of his friends started down the traditional paths - law school and business. As has continued to be his habit during his...
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Growth of insured population comes to a halt

5 hours ago   |   CNBC

The rate of people without health insurance is still well lower than when the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010.
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Trump the deal maker facing challenges ahead of North Korea summit

Trump the deal maker facing challenges ahead of North Korea summit

Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a deal maker's worst nightmare: over-promising and under-delivering. Read more ...

School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week's shooting at Santa Fe High School is considered unlikely to result in any significant restrictions on access to weapons. Read more ...

‘Zombie alert for residents': Florida town surprised by city's message...

‘Zombie alert for residents': Florida town surprised by city's message during power outage

When the power went out in Lake Worth early Sunday morning, many residents received a bizarre message from the city. Read more ...

NHL playoffs 2018: Capitals' Braden Holtby makes 24 saves, records first...

NHL playoffs 2018: Capitals' Braden Holtby makes 24 saves, records first shutout of season in Game 6 win

Braden Holtby faced criticism throughout the regular season but with the Capitals facing elimination, Holtby was there to force Game 7. Read more ...

An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease, study says

An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease, study says

Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests. Read more ...

LeBron makes more history as Cavaliers pull even with Celtics

LeBron makes more history as Cavaliers pull even with Celtics

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday... Read more ...

US Postal Service issuing its first-ever scratch-and-sniff stamps

US Postal Service issuing its first-ever scratch-and-sniff stamps

The scratch-and-sniff stamps will feature illustrations of frozen treats. Read more ...

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make...

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies

Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Monday signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows and movies for the company. Netflix... Read more ...

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

The United States is issuing a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Former Olympian sues USA Swimming for alleged sexual abuse coverup

Former Olympian sues USA Swimming for alleged sexual abuse coverup

Kukors Smith claims the sanctioning body knew her former coach abuse her, but covered up the information. Read more ...