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GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

Health care premiums could rise 74 percent for the average customer under the Republican Senate health care bill, according to a new report.Older and low-income Americans could face the highest increases...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Neuroscientists at the University of South Florida have taken a deep dive into the psychological and biological science behind the "Forgotten Baby Syndrome," NBC News reported.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is ‘Age Tax’

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

A Senate Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act aims to reduce funding for Medicaid, the single largest source of health care coverage in the United States.Organizations like AARP are concerned...Photo [Read entire story]

Medical Groups Hate the ‘Heartless’ Senate Health Care Plan

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians.NBC News reported that pediatrician...Photo [Read entire story]

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

A brand of pine nut hummus sold at major retailers including Wal-Mart and Target has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria.House of Thaller, which is based in...Photo Credit: US [Read entire story]

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

With Senate Republican leaders expected to release details of their health care bill in a 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, NBC News rounded up five big issues that are at the heart of the proposed legislation.Photo Credit: J. [Read entire story]

Women Keep Dressing Like ‘Handmaids’ at Statehouses

Women Keep Dressing Like ‘Handmaids’ at Statehouses

Women across the country are using creative methods to get their message on reproductive rights to their local and state legislative bodies by channeling the characters from the dystopian novel, "The Handmaid's...Photo [Read entire story]

FDA Wants To Stop Pharma From ‘Gaming’ Generic Drug System

FDA Wants To Stop Pharma From 'Gaming' Generic Drug System

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to stop pharmaceutical companies from "gaming" the system by blocking or delaying generic competition, Reuters reported.The agency plans a public meeting on July...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Namaste: It’s International Yoga Day

Namaste: It's International Yoga Day

June 21 is the third annual International Yoga Day, which thousands of yogis across the world marked at mass gatherings. It's estimated that over 36 million Americans practice yoga annually, spending more... [Read entire story]

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

Within the past five years, six adults with cognitive impairment have died from ingesting brightly colored laundry detergent pods. During the same time, two children died from doing the same.According to...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

Out of a pollution study an app, that can pinpoint pollution hot spots block by block, is being developed for city dwellers, reported NBC News. A study suggests that it might be possible for local authorities...Photo [Read entire story]

Study Finds Traces of Lead in Some Baby Foods

Study Finds Traces of Lead in Some Baby Foods

A startling new report finds detectable levels of lead in baby food, a finding that may concern parents. But experts say it's important to stay vigilant about bigger sources of lead poisoning in...Photo Credit: NBC [Read entire story]

GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs: Report

The American Health Care Act, the GOP’s answer to Obamacare, could end up costing the U.S. economy close to 1 million jobs, researchers predicted Wednesday.If the bill passes, it would initially boost jobs and...Photo [Read entire story]

Tyson Recalls 2.4M Pounds of Chicken Due to Allergy Risk

Tyson Recalls 2.4M Pounds of Chicken Due to Allergy Risk

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 2.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products because the bread crumbs may contain milk, a potential allergen not included on the label.Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Trader Joe’s Recalls Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

Trader Joe's Recalls Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

Trader Joe's is recalling all of its Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream because the products may contain small pieces of metal.Photo Credit: Trader Joe's [Read entire story]

‘Beating Heart in a Box’ Promises Major Medical Revolution

The most current method and technology available for heart transplants is an estimated 50 years old but new technology may revolutionize how heart transplant surgeries may change in the near future, reported NBC...Photo [Read entire story]

6 Reasons to Celebrate Global Running Day

6 Reasons to Celebrate Global Running Day

Last week had National Doughnut Day. Global Running Day is here Wednesday, giving you a good excuse to work off those treats. Here are six reasons why you should join more than 1.2 million people from...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

AI Sex Robots Are on Their Way

AI Sex Robots Are on Their Way

Robots are becoming smarter and have become a part of our daily lives more than ever, from the work they do in hospitals and restaurants to helping around the house.But some of these robot personal assistants...Photo [Read entire story]

Cancer Drug Spending Passes $110 Billion

Cancer Drug Spending Passes $110 Billion

Spending on cancer treatments has spiked past the $100 billion mark globally over the past five years, with almost half that amount in the U.S. alone, NBC News reported, citing a report released Thursday.Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

This Device Combats Ebola and Extremists in Africa

This Device Combats Ebola and Extremists in Africa

In some villages deep in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where bridges may just be felled trees and there are few roads or telephones, a growing network of solar-powered radios is doing double duty, NBC...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]