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Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 02:05 PM EDT

Health Law's Nonprofit Insurance Co-Ops Awash in Red Ink

Health Law's Nonprofit Insurance Co-Ops Awash in Red Ink

Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops are awash in red ink.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 01:41 PM EDT

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air, have been reported in the Bronx over the last two weeks in what the Health Department...

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT

UMW to Partner With GW to Help Students Get Med Degrees

UMW to Partner With GW to Help Students Get Med Degrees

The University of Mary Washington is partnering with the George Washington University's medical school to help students pursue medical degrees.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 01:11 PM EDT

'Bald Is Beautiful': Hogan Shares Photo After Chemo

'Bald Is Beautiful': Hogan Shares Photo After Chemo

"I may be losing hair follicles, but I'm winning the battle as we kill cancer cells like crazy," the governor wrote.

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The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

For centuries, humans have taken animal companions into their homes. But the utility of the animals goes beyond simple companionship. The evidence is increasingly clear that having a pet can lead to a longer...

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 11:26 AM EDT

Some Cilantro Banned Over Feces, Toilet Paper in Fields: FDA

Some Cilantro Banned Over Feces, Toilet Paper in Fields: FDA

The cause of several years of intestinal illnesses among Americans appears to have been found, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA announced on Monday that it has identified the cause...

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