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Most Mich. GOP members line up behind health care bill

Most Mich. GOP members line up behind health care billRep. Justin Amash will vote no; Rep. Fred Upton said to be leaning yes. Others are on board
  • Politics
  • 1 day ago
Health

Rare cancer, deaths, linked to textured breast implants
The FDA says it has received reports of 9 deaths and over 350 cases of a rare blood cancer linked to breast implants

FDA links rare cancer, 9 deaths, to textured breast implantsThe FDA says it has received reports of 9 deaths and over 350 cases of a rare blood cancer linked to breast implants
  • Health
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Health

Poll: As people move toward old age, optimism sets in

Worried about getting old? Poll sees optimism grow with ageMany pessimistic feelings held by people earlier in life take an optimistic turn as they move toward old age
  • Health
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Health

Baby born with four legs survives rare surgery

Baby born with four legs survives rare surgeryThe surgery was the first of its kind ever performed by Advocate Children’s Hospital in the Chicago area.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Nation

FDA OKs new drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson’s
The pill was tested in two six-month studies that included about 1,200 patients taking a standard treatment, levodopa

FDA OKs new drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson’sThe pill was tested in two six-month studies that included about 1,200 patients taking a standard treatment, levodopa
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Business

Detroit beauty, food businesses compete for $25K grant

Detroit beauty, food businesses compete for $25K grantThe TEN Nail Bar, Bridal House, Detroit Mushroom Factory and other startups are seeking votes to win funds for expansion
  • Business
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid

GOP at odds over how to overhaul MedicaidA group of governors who’ve made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
World

Indigenous Bolivians have some of the healthiest hearts

Indigenous Bolivians have some of the healthiest heartsThe Tsimane are physically active — exercising for about four to seven hours every day — and diet is low in fat, sugar.
  • World
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Michigan

Snyder: Health care overhaul plan falls short

Snyder: Health care overhaul plan falls shortMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other Republican governors shared concerns in a letter to congressional leaders
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Health

Cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs debate on cost

Cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs new debate on costAmgen’s Repatha costs more than $14,000 a year, and insurers have balked at paying without proof it lowers heart risks
  • Health
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Detroit

Tough rules make for Detroit pot shop growing pains

Tough rules make for Detroit pot shop growing painsOne year after restrictions went into effect, only two prospective centers have cleared the required hurdles
  • Detroit
  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
Wayne County

Work visas for nurses concern Henry Ford Health System

Work visas for nurses concern Henry Ford Health SystemHenry Ford officials say nurse was denied entry to U.S. last week; they worry others will be affected.
  • Wayne County
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Health

Sharp rise in brain injuries seen in elderly from falls
One likely factor is that a growing number of elderly people are living at home and taking repeated tumbles.

Sharp rise in brain injuries seen in elderly from fallsOne likely factor is that a growing number of elderly people are living at home and taking repeated tumbles.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Michigan

Doctors, insurers squabble over drug coverage

Doctors, insurers squabble over drug coveragePractice touted as tool to control drug cots, but critics say it adds to health costs and deprives patients of medicines
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Medical lobby warns against mandatory drug database

Medical lobby warns against mandatory drug databaseMedical group raises concerns that new data system meant to curtain opioid abuse adds to doctors’ workload.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Loud sound may pose more harm than we thought

Loud sound may pose more harm than we thoughtScientists say it may be due to a loss of crucial connections in nerves of the ear
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

Cali. clears final hurdle for cancer label on Roundup

California clears final hurdle for cancer label on RoundupA judge has ruled that Cali. can require Monsanto to label its popular weed-killer Roundup as a possible cancer threat
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

CBO: Millions to lose coverage under GOP plan

CBO: Millions to lose coverage under GOP planWhite House slams analysis forecasting 52M uninsured by ’26
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Canadians with cystic fibrosis outlive Americans
Monday’s study suggests access to lung transplants and health insurance may play a role in the survival gap.

Canadians with cystic fibrosis outlive AmericansMonday’s study suggests access to lung transplants and health insurance may play a role in the survival gap.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

FDA OKs new drug for type of advanced breast cancer

FDA OKs new drug for type of advanced breast cancerKisqali is a pill that works to slow the spread of cancer by blocking two proteins that can stimulate growth
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expandsCardboard boxes certainly aren’t new, but when they’re linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Pence appeals for GOP support for health overhaul

Pence appeals for complete GOP support for health overhaulVice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Pence makes case for health care overhaul in Kentucky

Pence makes case for health care overhaul in Ky.The vice president has been the chief salesman for President Trump’s push to repeal and replace Affordable Care Act
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

McLaren releases report over state’s legionella claims

McLaren releases report over state’s legionella claimsIn the 137-page report, the hospital said it would not agree to hire a third party monitor to oversee water quality
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Born with five thumbs, infant receives plastic surgery

Born with five thumbs, infant receives plastic surgeryThe procedure is among a long list of plastic surgeries performed at the Madera County (Calif.) hospital every year.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Doctors tie Zika virus to heart problems in some adults

Doctors tie Zika virus to heart problems in some adultsFor the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

Industry tracker: Bottled water overtakes pop in U.S.

Industry tracker: Bottled water overtakes pop in U.S.Bottled water has been enjoying growth for years, while sales of traditional sodas have declined
  • Business
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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