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Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

By Tom Murphy | May 22
As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help to patients.

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

By Jill Colvin | May 22
In the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump, the thrice-married ex-Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood.

Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

May 21
Yoga has been said to help the mind and body, but some say it also can help the face. New yoga classes target the face with silly expressions.

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

By Saleh Mwanamilongo | May 21
Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residensats, Congo's health minister announced.

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

By Marilynn Marchione | May 21
Lung cancer screening has proved to be stunningly unpopular. Five years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report.

Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

By Andrew Taylor | May 19
The U.S. sugar industry on Thursday won an easier-than-expected victory over food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers trying to rewrite the government's much-criticized sugar program.

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

By Linda A. Johnson | May 19
U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.

Lovato has Concert Activities for Mental Health Awareness

Lovato has Concert Activities for Mental Health Awareness

By John Carucci | May 18
Demi Lovato, who says that she "thrives" with bipolar disorder, held what can be described as one-hour therapy sessions for a few hundred fans before she taking the stage.

Trump to Deny Funds to Clinics that Refer for Abortion

Trump to Deny Funds to Clinics that Refer for Abortion

By Jill Colvin and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 18
The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, or sharing space with abortion providers.

Health Officials Say: Stay Out of the Pool if You Have Diarreah

Health Officials Say: Stay Out of the Pool if You Have Diarreah

By Mike Stobbe | May 18
Health officials say hotel pools and hot tubs are a major source of the stomach bugs people get from swimming. And they're reminding people with diarrhea to stay out of pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds.

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