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Sen. Durbin: ‘The Republicans have no alternative to the Affordable Care Act’

Any Supreme Court decision on O'Connor's ruling , Barrasso stressed, "may be several years" away. He has previously ruled against other Oba...

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Health bosses reeling as judge rules Obamacare 'unconstitutional'

A judge sided with Texas late Friday in a lawsuit alleging that Congress's decision in 2017 to kill a related tax penalty essentially voided t...

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US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

Judge Reed was nominated in 2007 by President George W. Bush to a seat on the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Opponents of...

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ObamaCare struck down as unconstitutional by federal judge in Texas

He then called on soon-to-be Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to "get it done" with new healthcare l...

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Deadline For ACA Enrollment Is This Weekend

The unemployment rate fell from 4.1 percent to 3.7 percent over the course of 2018, and it's also hard to know how many people aren't showing up...

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Johnson & Johnson shares plunge after report on asbestos in baby powder

The cases include thousands of women with ovarian cancer. Johnson & Johnson, meanwhile, has vowed to appeal all verdicts against it and mainta...

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BREAKING NOW: Federal Judge Rules 'ENTIRE' Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

This is a surprising result, and one that is hard to justify. The Supreme Court's reasoning in NFIB-buttressed by other binding precedent and ...

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Supreme Court rejects bid to reinstate Louisiana law punishing Planned Parenthood

Justices Clarence Thomas , Samuel A. Alito Jr., and Neil M. Gorsuch dissented, arguing that the court should have taken up the case. Planned...

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CDC warns: Say no to raw cookie dough

The CDC said that children should not be allowed to play with or eat raw dough, and that hands should be washed thoroughly after baking cookies....

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Vaccination is the best defense against the "Flu"

Did you know that Louisiana is among the states with the highest levels of flu activity so far this season? "It is extremely important for peopl...

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Neti pot nightmare: BRAIN-EATING amoebas from tap water attack elderly woman

A variety of types of amoeba can cause deadly brain infections, which can also be contracted from getting fresh water in the nose while swimming...

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Man coughs up 'perfect' blood clot

The patient had a pacemaker fitted due to a history of poor cardiovascular health, according to the New England Journal of Medicine . The 36-...

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Baby born after womb transplant from dead donor

Following the 10-hour-long surgery, which connected the uterus and part of the donor's vagina to the recipient's vagina and circulatory system, ...

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Karnataka: Villagers Drain Lake After HIV-Positive Woman Found Drowned

Analysing the situation of the body, the villagers refused to drink the water claiming that it was contaminated with HIV . Afraid they would ...

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Apple Watch ECG app launches today with watchOS 5.1.2 update

Great news Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Watch owners. Tim Cook said in an interview today that improving people's health will be Apple's greate...

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Ocasio-Cortez Promises $15-an-hour Intern "Living Wage" (Math & Economics Disagree)

I chatted up the staff. While the office of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said its recent posting for unpaid internships was " made in ...

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Using water and gold, Australian researchers discover 'universal cancer biomarker'

These 3D nanostructures could then be separated when they stick to solid surfaces, like gold. Like this story? Subscribe to FierceBiotech! The...

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Doctors Announce First Ever Baby Born From Uterus Transplanted From Dead Body

He said any doubts he had about the potential importance of uterus transplants were erased after meeting the mother of the first baby born aft...

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Potentially risky infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar

Side effects are nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, or more rarely, diarrhea. The affected products contain expiration dates of February, Apri...

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Worldwide Donor Hunt to Help Girl with Rare Blood Type

That's because Zainab is missing a common antigen that most people carry on their red blood cells, called "Indian B". Donors must be exclusive...

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First ever baby born via womb transplant from deceased donor

The in-vitro fertilized eggs were implanted seven months post-surgery. There have been previous attempts to birth a child using a transplanted u...

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Health Officials Urge Hoosiers To Get Flu Shot

Most women know that when pregnant, you share everything with your baby. Kris Box says although influenza activity remains at minimal levels,...

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Australian scientists develop '10-minute' cancer test

The researchers explained that they developed the technology after observing that different chemical patterns on DNA altered its ability to in...

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Unilever to Acquire Horlicks and Other Consumer Healthcare Nutrition Products From GSK

The merger includes the totality of operations within GSK Consumer Healthcare India Ltd, including a consignment selling contract to distribut...

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Know your HIV status, Agency urges Nigerians

But the agency says that number doesn't include the one in seven people living with HIV who don't know what their status is. Deputy President ...

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CDC: Kentucky ranks fifth in the nation for 2017 overdose deaths

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today, demonstrate once again the folly of trying to tackle this problem by reducing access to pre...

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World Health Organization sounds alarm after Ebola resurfaces in DRC

WHO's emergencies chief, Dr. Peter Salama, called it a "sad toll" as Congo's health ministry announced the number of cases has reached 426. S...

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China orders halt to gene-editing after outcry over babies

He claimed on Monday at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong to have altered the DNA of twin girls born a few ...

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Climate change threatens the health — United Nations study

It is behind other nations such as Germany and Britain in terms of protection of populations from the effects of climate change. Transport is ...

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British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV

Lloyd Russell Moyle, a 32-year-old Labour MP representing Brighton, said he couldn't "keep quiet any more" that he was living with the virus - w...

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