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If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO

If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO

The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare premiums will increase by 20 percent next year and by 25 percent in 2020 — if President Donald Trump ends key federal subsidies to the program.The CBO report...Photo [Read entire story]

Looking into the Future: Online Eye Exams

Looking into the Future: Online Eye Exams

An online eye exam that you can take on a computer, in the comfort of your home. Seems like the perfect solution for busy people who may not have time to see the eye doctor. Yet, the increasingly popular... [Read entire story]

1 in 3 Cancer Patients Face Unexpected Costs: Study

1 in 3 Cancer Patients Face Unexpected Costs: Study

A Duke University study found more than a third of cancer patients with health insurance faced out-of-pocket costs that were more than they expected. Researchers say patients with unexpected costs are less... [Read entire story]

The Freshman 15 Is a Myth

The Freshman 15 Is a Myth

Incoming college students have long feared the freshman 15, the alleged 15 pound weight gain common among first year students. But studies suggest this concept is nothing more than a myth, NBC News...Photo Credit: Justin [Read entire story]

Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance

Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance

A California woman sued CVS Health Corporation Monday, accusing the company of charging customers more when they use insurance to pay for certain generic prescriptions, NBC News reported.Megan Schultz...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Non-Profit Brings Cutting Edge Hope to Cancer Patients

Danville based non-profit Lazarex Cancer Foundation connects cancer patients with clinical trials taking place throughout the world.Photo Credit: Crystalyn Trevillion This story uses functionality that may not work in [Read entire story]

Americans’ Use of Alcohol Is on the Rise: Study

Americans’ Use of Alcohol Is on the Rise: Study

A new study has found an 11 percent increase in alcohol use among Americans between 2002 and 2012. There was an even bigger jump in high-risk drinking and alcohol-use disorders. [Read entire story]

Cannabis Cooking Classes Aim to Pivot Pot to the Mainstream

When Sallie B. lectures her weekend class about marijuana, she likes to make her spiel as accessible as possible.Photo Credit: Gillian Edevane This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to [Read entire story]

Transgender Medical Center Opens For Kids

Transgender Medical Center Opens For Kids

Transgender kids in the St. Louis, Missouri, area now have somewhere to go for medical care and counseling. A transgender medical center opened Tuesday, and it's the first of its kind in the region. The medical [Read entire story]

Amrita Protein Bars Recalled for Listeria Risk

Amrita Protein Bars Recalled for Listeria Risk

A brand of protein bars has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria.Amrita Health Foods, which is based in Pleasantville, New York, voluntarily recalled a limited number...Photo [Read entire story]

New Lung Cancer Screenings Could Save Thousands of Lives

New Lung Cancer Screenings Could Save Thousands of Lives

from the leading cause of fatal cancer, according to the American Lung Association.Photo Credit: American Lung Association [Read entire story]

Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled for Burn Risk

Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled for Burn Risk

Decorative iPhone cases sold at Victoria's Secret, Nordstrom Rack and other stores have been recalled by their manufacturer because a liquid glitter inside the cases can cause skin irritation and chemical...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Startups Launch Into California’s Marijuana Industry

Startups Launch Into California's Marijuana Industry

As local municipalities grapple with the legalities of enforcing and regulating a newly legalized industry, business ideas continue to flow from the Bay Area’s startup crowd.Photo Credit: Bloom Farms This story uses [Read entire story]

2017 Xtreme Eating Awards Announced by The Center for Science in the Public Interest

2017 Xtreme Eating Awards Announced by The Center for Science in the Public Interest

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released its 2017 Xtreme Eating awards. Most people wouldn't dream of eating five bacon double cheeseburgers from Burger King all at once, but at Buffalo... [Read entire story]

Plunging Sperm Counts Called a ‘Major Public Health’ Crisis

Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

A recent meta-analysis found a 40-year decline in sperm count in a large sample of men across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, NBC News reported.Researchers from the Hebrew University...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Chipotle Says Norovirus Outbreak Due to Lax Sick Policy

Chipotle Mexican Grill said Tuesday that the recent norovirus outbreak in a Virginia restaurant was due to a lax enforcement of the company's sick policy, CNBC reported."We conducted a thorough investigation...Photo [Read entire story]

6 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

6 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Cute puppies and furry cats make great additions to the family, and they can even help boost their owners' health. Studies show that animals can help people make healthy choices and lead positive lifestyles.Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology... [Read entire story]

Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in Pennsylvania

Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in Pennsylvania

The health care debate played out inside the home of a Pennsylvania family with a child suffering from a a rare neuromuscular disorder as Senate Republicans continued to weigh which version of their bill will be...Photo [Read entire story]

Texas Coffee Recalled for Viagra-Like Ingredient

Coffee from a North Texas company was recently recalled for containing an ingredient similar to the drug in Viagra, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.Bestherbs Coffee LLC, in Grand Prairie...Photo Credit: FDA [Read entire story]