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Abortion rate declines to historic low, with Obamacare a likely contributor, study says

Los Angeles Times 55 sources

The U.S. abortion rate has hit its lowest point since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to a new study.

Melania Trump's first pick?

Incoming first lady Melania Trump may have tipped her hand with her choice of Inauguration Day designer — according to Women’s Wear Daily, that title is likely going to Ralph Lauren, whom Trump has worn before.

Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

BBC / Europe 6 sources

Infertile couple in Ukraine use three-person IVF to have a baby girl after more than a decade of trying.

GOP circling wagons around HHS pick

Republican senators say they have not lost confidence in Tom Price's nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary after a cloud of questions and accusations about his stock trading.

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Watch for hidden sodium in your diet

Taking the salt shaker off the table, limiting use of condiments and tweaking recipes can help lower your sodium intake.


Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

ABC27.com / News 2 sources

It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with …


More than 1 in 5 ER patients socked by surprise medical bills, study shows

CBS News 2 sources

Study by Johns Hopkins found a lot of patients discover too late that not all their treatment was in-network


Democrats Home In On Tom Price Stock Trades Ahead Of Nomination Hearings

WASHINGTON ― Senate Democrats want to postpone confirmation hearings for Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services, until investigations of his stock trading end.

$1.7 trillion in fake goods: That's Alibaba's uphill battle

Chinese online shopping giant forms coalition to use big data to stop counterfeit sales.


Maples, Tiffany Trump offered 'exposure' as payment, stylist says

NY Daily News 17 sources

Tricia Kelly, a freelance hairdresser, told the Washington Post that she and a makeup artist originally agreed to be paid a total of $350.

What's on Donald Trump's inauguration luncheon menu? Lobster

USA TODAY / News 3 sources

Steak and ice cream will be on the menu for Donald Trump’s first meal as president.


American Apparel to lay off hundreds

The dismantling of American Apparel is accelerating, with the retail company laying off roughly 2,400 employees.

Drug distributor ordered to pay record fine for suspicious pill orders

NJ.com / News 17 sources

A nationwide prescription drug distributor that was accused of turning a blind eye to suspicious orders of addictive pain pills has agreed to pay a $150 million fine.


Applying to grow, dispense medical marijuana in Pa. will cost you

Triblive.com 5 sources

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday released applications for potential medical marijuana growers and dispensaries. Interested parties can download the applications from the DOH ...

Diagnosed with asthma? You might not have it, study finds

CBC.ca 17 sources

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found 33 per cent of adults recently diagnosed with asthma by their physicians did not have an active form of the respiratory condition.


Queensland leopard shark makes first recorded sexual transition

A Townsville leopard shark has made a sexual transition that could help save her endangered species.

Marla Maples and Tiffany Trump Allegedly Try, Fail to Procure Free Hairstyling for the Inauguration

Slate Magazine 17 sources

Marla Maples and Tiffany Trump are using Donald Trump’s inauguration as a scam to get free blowouts, if a Washington, D.C. stylist who came forward in the Washington Post is to be believed.


Female Shark Goes Years Without Sex, Births Pups Without Male Input

A female zebra shark isolated for years from a partner has nonetheless birthed several pups ― all without any male input.

University of California's Napolitano in hospital for cancer

SFGate 46 sources

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary, has been undergoing treatment for cancer and was hospitalized Tuesday with complications, the school system said.


Once-conjoined twins thriving after separation surgery

Just under a year ago, twins Acen and Apio Akello, now 2, were learning how to walk.

Man Loses Seven Teeth After E-Cigarette Explodes in His Face

Gizmodo 4 sources

If you’re someone who occasionally puffs on electronic cigarettes, you should stop right now. Because when shit goes awry, it turns into a disgusting scene of blood, charred skin, and broken bones.


Depression May Be As Bad For The Heart As Obesity

Doctors have long known of an association between psychological and physical health, but mental illness wasn’t considered to be a major risk factor for ailments like heart disease, until now.

Schumer accuses Trump’s HHS pick of insider trading

Sen. Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that Donald Trump’s choice for Health and Human Services secretary may have broken the law when he bought stock in a company days before introducing legislation that would have benefited the firm. “If he…


U.S. Abortion Rate At Lowest Level Since 1973

NBC News / News 55 sources

The U.S. abortion rate has plunged to its lowest level since the still-controversial Roe V. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973.

Tuesday, Jan 17

CBO Predicts 18 Million Uninsured, Higher Premiums In First Year After Obamacare Repeal And Delay

The Huffington Post 125 sources

The Congressional Budget Office just issued a report on the likely effects of a Republican effort to repeal Obamacare immediately but keep some elements of the coverage expansion in place for two years.

Monday, Jan 16

No, Today Isn't the Most Depressing Day of the Year

NBC News / Health 6 sources

Although #BlueMonday was trending on Twitter, most of the tweets were advertisements — for vacations, hydrating creams and feel-good cookies.

Dan Barber WastED London Restaurant Also Features Gordon ...

Bloomberg / News 2 sources

Diners wait months for a table at Dan Barber's New York restaurant. His coming venture in London with star chefs will cook throwaway ingredients to make a ...

Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

Townhall / News 49 sources

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican...

Sunday, Jan 15

Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health, environment

The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health and the environment unless safe disposal becomes the … Click to Continue »

Dolce&Gabbana court millennials, Plein launches activewear

SFGate / News 19 sources

Euromonitor market research forecasts that between now and 2020, growth in sales for men's attire and accessories globally will outpace that of women.

WATCH: Official launching of ASEAN 2017

Philstar.com 5 sources

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday officially launched the Philippines’ hosting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2017.

Hundreds rally in N.J. to oppose repeal of Obamacare

NJ.com 49 sources

Union leaders, Democratic elected officials -- and the gubernatorial hopeful -- pledge to fight a GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act

Saturday, Jan 14

Jeremy Corbyn Launches Attack On Theresa May Over GP Opening Hours Demand

Huffington Post UK 8 sources

Jeremy Corbyn has led a furious backlash against Theresa May’s demand that GPs adopt a seven-day service to help alleviate the NHS crisis.

Woman died from superbug resistant to all available antibiotics in U.S.

CBS News / Health 41 sources

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) bacteria is pictured in this medical illustration provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A Nevada woman has died from an infection resistant to all available…

Here are the lies Paul Ryan told about Obamacare during his town hall meeting

We know that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wisc.) is desperate to repeal the Affordable Care Act. What he never has been able to explain adequately is why.

GPs urged to commit to seven-day service or lose funding

BBC / UK 9 sources

Downing Street puts pressure on GPs to open from 08:00-20:00 in a bid to reduce strain on A&E.

Friday, Jan 13

Nutella, bacon and other foods you love that are linked to cancer

USA TODAY / News 55 sources

With reports that a key ingredient in Nutella may cause cancer, you’re probably wondering: is anything safe to eat?

Superbug From India Killed Nevada Woman

NBC News / News 41 sources

A Nevada woman who had traveled to India died from a rare superbug that could not be killed by any antibiotic available in the U.S.

How Stress Can Cause A Heart Attack

A stressful, high-octane lifestyle is probably one of the worst things you can do for your heart, and cardiologists now have a better understanding of why.

Cigna Drops Mylan's EpiPen For Cheaper Generic

NBC News / Business 87 sources

EpiPen prices are starting to crack.