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Administration Drops One Provision Of The Healthcare Reforms

One of the provisions of the healthcare reform bills bit the dust on Friday. [...]

Five Inherited Genetic Variants May Indicate A High Risk Of Prostate Cancer

A potential link between five inherited gene mutations may lead to a more accurate way to assess the prognosis for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer. [...]

The Great Debt Ceiling Non-Debate

The Republicans are lying about the potential consequences of not raising the debt ceiling. They’ve created a confrontation that should never have been allowed to get started. [...]

Why The Brain’s Clock Mechanism Starts Degenerating In Middle Age

A new study has found that the mechanism that controls our :body clock” starts to degenerate in middle age. [...]

Republicans Ignore E.coli Outbreak And Defund Food Monitoring Program

With 49 deaths and over 4,100 people in Europe affected by an outbreak of infection caused by a new E.coli bacterium strain, why have Republicans just voted to cut off a monitoring program that could detect something similar over here? [...]

Finger Pointing May Be At An End In European E. Coli Outbreak

It has taken more than a month for European authorities to track down the most probable source of the E. coli outbreak that has made almost 4,000 people ill and killed over 40 so far. [...]

Substance Found To be Effective In Improving Memory

Researchers have isolated a compound that may improve memory and slow down the onset of dementia, such as that caused by Alzheimer’s Disease. [...]

US Life Expectancy Lagging Other Industrialized Nations

Given the fact that Americans spent twice as much per person health care as people in any other industrialized nation, you’d expect to see some positive results. Unfortunately, we’re not getting value for our money. A study1 by researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom have compared life expectancies in the U.S. [...]

Olive Oil May Help Seniors Avoid Strokes

A new study suggests that consuming olive oil as an alternative to other cooking fats and as part of a healthy balanced diet that is low in saturated fat and salt may help seniors avoid strokes. [...]

Republicans Want To Cut Healthcare Benefits For 1.3 Million Veterans

Just when we thought they couldn’t stoop any lower (after cutting emergency food benefits for infants, children, women and seniors last week), the Republicans are now going after Veteran’s healthcare benefits. [...]

Republicans Plan To Starve The Poor

The GOP plan for the nation rolls on – they want hit the weakest people as hard as they can by cutting off Medicare, Social Security and now they’re targeting emergency food programs, putting infants, children, women and seniors at risk. [...]

Scientists May Have Discovered A Way To Block Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists find antibodies that block the development of Alzheimer’s. [...]

Electronic Health Records Usage Still Low In The United States

A new Commonwealth Fund study shows the United States and Canada lagging the five other developed countries in the use of electronic health records. [...]

Enforcing Republican Dogma May Cost Indiana $4 Billion A Year

Republican dogma could end up costing the state of Indiana over $4 billion a year in federal funding for its Medicaid program. [...]

USDA Replaces Food Pyramid Guide With A Clearer Food Plate

The USDA has replaced its food pyramid with a simpler food plate that more clearly shows Americans what a good plate of food should consist of. [...]

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