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Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 07:41 PM EDT

Democrats See Opening in Trump's Push to Quash 'Obamacare'

Democrats See Opening in Trump's Push to Quash 'Obamacare'

President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act, handing Democrats an opportunity to unite in defense of the law as they try to move past the Russia...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 09:50 PM EDT

US Experts: Too Soon to Pull Breast Implants Tied to Cancer

US Experts: Too Soon to Pull Breast Implants Tied to Cancer

Government medical advisers said Monday it's too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has recently been linked to a rare form of cancer, saying more information is needed to understand the problem. The Food...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 07:39 AM EDT

Fit4Spring: The Workout You Can Take Anywhere

Fit4Spring: The Workout You Can Take Anywhere

Whether you're at home or traveling, take that jump rope with you for a full-body workout, and strengthen your lower back and core with pushups and squats.

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 09:30 PM EDT

Marijuana ER Visits Climb in Denver Hospital Study

Marijuana ER Visits Climb in Denver Hospital Study

Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot's bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room. Inhaled marijuana caused the most severe problems at one large Denver area...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 11:58 AM EDT

Bingo and Bongs: More Seniors Seek Cannabis for Age-Related Aches

Bingo and Bongs: More Seniors Seek Cannabis for Age-Related Aches

Many industry officials say the fastest-growing segment of their customer base are aging baby boomers or even those a little older who are seeking to treat the aches and sleeplessness and other maladies of...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 06:44 AM EDT

Hackers Could Take Over Some Implanted Defibrillators: FDA

Hackers Could Take Over Some Implanted Defibrillators: FDA

The world's largest medical device company has acknowledged that many of its implanted cardiac defibrillators use an unencrypted wireless protocol that could allow an attacker to change the settings of the...

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 at 09:13 PM EDT

Failed Alzheimer’s Trial Leaves Families Heartbroken

Failed Alzheimer’s Trial Leaves Families Heartbroken

Every month, a car would pick up Jeff Borghoff at his home in Forked River, New Jersey, and drive him to the Advanced Memory Research Institute of New Jersey. There, doctors would help him settle into a...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 11:04 PM EDT

Inova's 'FACT*R' Brings Trauma Center to Crash Patients

Inova's 'FACT*R' Brings Trauma Center to Crash Patients

Emergency crews across Northern Virginia recently started FACT*R, a program that allows for medics to take life-saving resources found in the emergency room directly to a crash scene.

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 07:30 PM EDT

App Offers Virtual Coach for Cancer Patients

App Offers Virtual Coach for Cancer Patients

A cancer diagnosis can make a patient's head spin and there's no way to think of everything to ask while sitting in a doctor's office. But a free app was designed to help answer your questions when you think of...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 01:48 AM EDT

CVS to Sell CBD Products in 800 Stores in 8 States

CVS to Sell CBD Products in 800 Stores in 8 States

CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday it will begin selling hemp-derived CBD products in eight states. The national drug store chain will be marketing the topical cannabidiol products, such as creams, sprays and...

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