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Last Chance for Repeal and Replace

<i>"The public narrative has been that when the leadership gave up, Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham kept pushing, putting together their own</i> …

ObamaCare

You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You

But particularly me. As I write this, I’m at TED 2019 in Vancouver, which is a weeklong marathon of talks and workshops and coffee meetings and …

Sleep

Even a Little Bit of Exercise Can Keep Your Brain From Shrinking, Study Suggests

Staying fit could help keep your brain from shrinking and aging in your older years, suggests a new study out Friday. It found that middle-aged and …

The Brain

Age-related memory decline reversed with magnetic pulses to the brain

Researchers at Northwestern University have used a non-invasive form of magnetic brain stimulation to improve the memory of older adults. After just …

The Brain

You May Have Thought That The Normal Blood Pressure Is 120/80 – You Are Wrong!

You may think that the normal blood pressure is 120 over 80! You are totally wrong. The ESC Association claims something else. New researches show …

The new truth about Aspirin, and your doctor’s slow uptake of medical evidence

For decades, millions of patients have been taking a daily Aspirin in an attempt to prevent hearts attacks and strokes. But in March 2019, the …

Aspirin

This Thyroid-Healing Soup Has A Secret Fiber-Packed Ingredient

Around 25 million Americans suffer from a thyroid problem. The thyroid gland is responsible for our metabolism, and if it's not working correctly, …

Wellness

What Mixing Weed and Alcohol Does to Your Mind

I rarely mix weed and alcohol—otherwise, I become more silent than a hermit crab floating in space.<p>But pursuing the high that results from combining the two drugs—known as a "crossfade"—isn't uncommon. Researchers, however, are still delving into the science behind this blissed-out state of …

Alcohol

Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

<b>The pain radiated</b> from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine. The …

Health Care (Canada)

6 Signs You're Having a Heart Attack

A heart attack might not cause chest pain.<p>Recognizing when you or someone else is having a heart attack is critical to getting help, and often to …

There was no relationship between obesity and poverty — until high-fructose corn syrup

• Before 1990, there was no noticeable correlation between obesity and poverty.<br>• Within a quarter-century, impoverished regions showed a massive uptick …

How Does Music Affect Your Brain? Every Imaginable Way

Waking up. Working out. Riding the bus. Music is an ever-present companion for many of us, and its impact is undeniable. You know music makes you …

Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don't turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin. It's no longer recommended as a preventative for older adults who don't have a high risk or existing heart disease, according to …

Cholesterol-fighting drug which does not cause aching muscles could be alternative to statins

A cholesterol-fighting drug which does not cause aching muscles could help patients who cannot take statins because of debilitating side-effects.<p>Bempedoic acid stops the body being able to create the building blocks of cholesterol.<p>A new trial, led by Imperial College London, which tested the drug …

Eating mushrooms may dramatically cut risk of cognitive decline

<b>New research finds that seniors who ate mushrooms twice weekly had 50% reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.</b><p>People often ask me if …

Second Wave of Flu Hitting United States

Flu season will apparently continue well into April and even May in the United States this year as the virus remains widespread, according to the …

UnitedHealthcare Will Expand a Drug Discount Program Aimed at Lowering Consumer Costs

The insurance giant UnitedHealthcare said Tuesday that it will expand a program that passes drug discounts directly to consumers, a move that could lower costs for many who have struggled with high deductible payments and other out-of-pocket expenses.<p>United said the plan would take effect next year …

Business

I got my hip replaced at 39. Here’s why that might get more common.

Stan Horaczek<p>Science<p>Turns out, I’m hip to a new trend.<p>A titanium-alloy spike is now part of my femur.<p>The five-inch-long forged hunk of metal came off the assembly line in a Memphis, Tennessee, factory in December 2017. Manufactured by a company called Smith and Nephew, the component is a model …

Cancer institute director named acting FDA commissioner

National Cancer Institute Director Norman “Ned” Sharpless will serve as acting FDA commissioner after current Commissioner Scott Gottlieb departs in about a month, HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced at a congressional hearing today.<p>The oncology doctor was appointed to head the institute, part of …

HRT may raise the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, new study suggests

Hormone replacement therapy may raise the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests, as experts said postmenopausal women should be warned of the possibility.<p>The Finnish research, which looked at nearly 85,000 women with dementia and the same number who did not have the disease, …

20 Best Foods to Lower High Blood Pressure Without Medication

Adding these DASH diet-friendly foods to your diet can help lower your numbers.<p>When we think about trying to lower high blood pressure, we usually …

The kidneys: how they work and the best ways to keep them healthy

Kidneys usually come in pairs and each is about as big as a computer mouse or a regular mobile phone. Shaped like beans, they live just below the rib …

This type of nut could prevent heart attacks, strokes, study says

» RELATED: Here’s how many pushups men should be able to do to avoid heart attacks, study suggests<p>Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of …

Government report reveals CBO was scandalously off in Obamacare estimates

A new report from government actuaries has revealed that the Congressional Budget Office was scandalously off in its estimates of the impact of …

Courts hammer Trump for sabotaging Obamacare, in rulings that could cost the Treasury billions

Legal experts thought that one of President Trump’s cruder attacks on the Affordable Care Act would come back to bite him once the courts took a crack at it.<p>Court rulings have flooded in over the last few weeks, and the experts are right. The cost to the government could be $12 billion a year, …

The Simple Method For Killing A Sinus Infection In Minutes

People who are at the highest risk of sinus infections include people suffering from common cold, nasal polyps or the ones with immune system …

Gum disease may be the cause of Alzheimer’s – here’s how to avoid it

Bacteria that cause gum disease have been implicated as a cause of dementia. Here’s what you need to know.<p><b>What is gum disease and why should I be</b> …

Scientists Make Breakthrough In Advanced Kidney Cancer Treatment

A combination of two drugs could become a new standard treatment for patients with advanced kidney cancer, clinical trial shows.<p>Scientists at the …

Facebook is thinking about removing anti-vaccination content as backlash intensifies over the spread of misinformation on the social network

Following backlash and criticism over the spread of anti-vaccination rhetoric and sponsored advertisements targeting pregnant women in states seeing a surge in measles outbreaks, Facebook said it may reduce or remove the false information from the platform, according to a statement received by …