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FILE - In a Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a town hall meeting at Grinnell College, in Grinnell, Iowa. Warren pushed back against critics of her newly-released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday, Nov. 16 that she is “fully committed” to Medicare for All and that she plans to first build on existing health care programs because “people need help right now.” (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Warren pushes back on critics of her health care planWarren pushes back on critics of her health care plan
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Here's a Way to Stave Off DementiaGood thing you're reading this—it might help keep dementia at bay. A new Columbia University study finds that illiterate people are nearly three times as likely to suffer from dementia, CNN reports. Scientists reached this conclusion after visiting 983 people over age 65 in the Washington Heights area of...
Newser12 hours ago
In this Feb. 16, 2017 file photo, surgeons perform a non-emergency angioplasty at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Through a blood vessel in the groin, a tube is guided to a blockage in the heart. A tiny balloon is then inflated to flatten the clog, and a mesh tube called a stent is inserted to prop the artery open. According to a federally funded study released on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, people with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won't cut their risk of having a heart attack or dying over the following few years. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Big study casts doubt on need for many heart proceduresA large study finds that people with stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a stent or bypass procedure, but it won't cut their risk of having a heart attack or dying over the next few years
The Associated Press16 hours ago
US approves new drug to manage sickle cell diseaseU.S. regulators have approved a new medicine that can help manage extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups
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FDA warns Dollar Tree about flagged Chinese manufacturersThe FDA has again warned Dollar Tree’s parent company about importing drugs and cosmetics that could be tainted due to improper product testing during manufacturing
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019 file photo, some members of the Ohio House applaud following their vote while others photograph protestors who unfurled banners reading "This is not a House of Worship" and "This is not a Doctor's office" following a vote on the Heartbeat Bill at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.  A group of conservative lawmakers in Ohio has introduced a bill to outlaw abortion outright, declaring a fetus a person and subjecting doctors who terminate pregnancies to potential murder charges.  The legislation introduced Thursday, Nov. 14,  appears to make an exception for the life of the mother.(Brooke LaValley/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
Measure introduced in Ohio would ban abortion outrightA group of conservative lawmakers in Ohio has introduced a bill to outlaw abortion outright
The Associated Press1 day ago
After Dozens of Deaths, Apple Nixes 181 AppsDon't bother with Apple for your vaping-related apps: Axios reports the company is removing all 181 apps related to e-cigarettes and vaping from its App Store. "We take great care to curate the App Store as a trusted place for customers, particularly youth, to download apps," Apple says in a...
Newser1 day ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks with supporters after filing to have her name listed on the New Hampshire primary ballot, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Warren says getting to ‘Medicare for All’ will take 3 yearsDemocrat Elizabeth Warren says that if she’s elected president, she won’t immediately push to give every American government-funded health care
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, an elderly couple walks down a hall in Easton, Pa. Research released on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 suggests many American adults inaccurately estimate their chances for developing dementia and do useless things to prevent it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Will you get dementia? Many may not understand their riskNew research suggests many U.S. adults underestimate their chances for developing dementia and do useless things to prevent it.
The Associated Press1 day ago
President Donald Trump speaks during an event on healthcare prices in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
White House seeks disclosure of actual health care pricesNew rules from the Trump administration would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures
The Associated Press1 day ago
FDA Adviser Who Backed Lasik Now Opposes ItMorris Waxler was so supportive of Lasik that he voted to approve the new eye surgery as an FDA adviser more than 20 years ago. He'd like to change his vote now. As horror stories mounted, CBS reports, "I re-examined the documentation … and I said, 'Wow this is not...
Newser2 days ago
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