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Trump’s unaffordable care act: The GOP’s Obamacare replacement would make private contractors rich

Poor and elderly Americans will be worse off, while a number of private firms will get rich<p><i>This post originally appeared on Capital and Main.</i><p>We all knew Trumpcare would be a disaster. The Republicans’ bill would not only strip coverage from millions of poor and working people, but it would also …

Non-traditional forms of treatment may offer relief for allergy sufferers

Nearly 100 million people suffer from allergies and asthma, with symptoms ranging from the occasional sniffle to debilitating headaches and additional pains. While taking traditional medicines and altering your lifestyle can offer some relief, new alternative treatments like biofeedback, …

Medicine

The GOP Obamacare replacement bill is quickly becoming a 'universally detested piece of legislation'

Republican Rep. Justin Amash, a critic of the AHCA since its introduction, tweeted Monday that the bill was the most "universally detested piece of legislation" he has seen as a lawmaker.<p>And recent polling hasn't done much to dispute that narrative, showing a clear trend indicating that a plurality …

American Health Care Act

Doctors Consider Ethics Of Costly Heart Surgery For People Addicted To Opioids

In his late 20s, Christopher Milford of East Boston, Mass., got high on some OxyContin his friend gave him.<p>By the time he was in his early 30s, he was shooting heroin and Suboxone.<p>Milford would reuse the same needle for a week or more. Then, one day, he was so sick he couldn't get out of bed.<p>"It …

Medicine

Genetic test can tell age a person is likely to develop Alzheimer’s

A new genetic test which calculates the age that a person is likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, has been developed by scientists.<p>The technique involves checking for mutations in 26 genes which were found in tens of thousands of dementia patients and which can be used to calculate an individual …

Dementia

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was — and is — a huge <i>Star Trek</i> nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining why Kirk was Kirk, Bones was Bones, and most importantly, why Leonard Nimoy's Spock was Spock. One …

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Nuevas fechas para "Paranormal Activity 5", el nuevo "Viernes 13" y "Rings" (aka The Ring 3)

Paramount Pictures ha retrasado el estreno de Paranormal Activity 5: The Ghost Dimension, la nueva entrega de Viernes 13 y ha dado fecha para Rings, …