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2 hours ago U.S. Military MDs Not Prepared to Care for Trans Patients
About 95% of military doctors said they received 3 hours or less of training on transgender care during their medical education. About 74% received none.
2 hours ago GOP Health Care Plan Could Mean Millions Lose Their Work-Based Coverage
The GOP plan would decrease the incentive for companies to offer benefits, which could set up a shift away from a longstanding perk.
2 hours ago These Amazon People Have the Healthiest Hearts
The people with the healthiest hearts in the world are the Tsimane people of Bolivia, researchers reported Friday.
2 hours ago Drug Prevents Heart Attacks in High-Risk Patients
A new heart drug cuts cholesterol levels to once unthinkable lows, according to results released Friday from a highly anticipated study.
2 hours ago Who Do Russians Dream About? Putin, Among Other Things
Search engine Yandex said the Russian strongman was "the only real individual" to appear regularly in his citizens' dreams, based on search terms.
2 hours ago Opioids Poison 12,000 Kids a Year
Nearly 12,000 children and teens mistakenly get some sort of opioid drug each year, most of them kids under 5 who find pills by mistake.
2 hours ago Fewer Newborns Dying in U.S.
Fewer babies are dying in the U.S., federal researchers report.The infant mortality rate has fallen by 15 percent.
2 hours ago Why Do Black Americans Have Such High Rates of Alzheimer's?
African-Americans have the highest rates of Alzheimer's of any racial or ethnic group. They are two times as likely to develop late onset Alzheimer's.
2 hours ago Breast Implants Can Cause Rare Cancer: FDA
Breast implants can cause a rare form of cancer that may have killed at least nine people, the FDA said Tuesday.
2 hours ago Tweaks to GOP's 'Universally Detested' Health Care Bill Are Slammed
Late-night changes to the Republican health care plan have apparently made people hate it even more than they did before.
2 hours ago Trump Warns: GOP Will Lose Seats by Opposing Health Care Bill
Donald Trump told House Republican on Tuesday that they could lose re-election in 2018 if they vote against the health care bill.
2 hours ago Studies May Help Men Pick Prostate Cancer Treatment
Once diagnosed with prostate cancer, men often face a difficult decision of choosing the best treatment.
2 hours ago Pharmacy Head Cleared of Murder in Fungal Meningitis Case
The head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted of murder, convicted of racketeering in an outbreak of fungal meningitis caused by his products.
2 hours ago Retirement Dreams Fizzle for Some Obamacare Clients
Workers dreaming of early retirement are worried as Congress debates replacing the ACA with a law that could cost older Americans a lot more.
2 hours ago GOP Health Care Bill in Peril on Eve of House Vote
Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said there are enough Freedom members to kill the GOP health care bill unless changes are made.
2 hours ago Misty Copeland: A Day With the Ballerina on Her Book Tour
We shadowed Misty on the second stop of her book tour for "Ballerina Body: Dancing & Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, & More Graceful You."
2 hours ago Cancer Is Mostly Random, Study Confirms
Random mutations are the single biggest factor in causing cancer, researchers reaffirmed Thursday.
2 hours ago Trump Ultimatum: Vote on Health Care Friday or Obamacare Stays
After House Republican leaders abruptly canceled a planned vote on the GOP health care bill Thursday afternoon, Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney made clear Thursday evening that President Trump is done negotiating on the hotly-debated health care bill and wants a vote on Friday. If the president doesn't get a vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, he will move on to other priorities, Mulvaney said, according to a source in the room during tense talks with GOP members. Tune in to MSNBC for continuing coverage.
2 hours ago What Are the 'Essential Benefits' on the AHCA Chopping Block?
House GOP leaders are now talking about dropping "essential health benefits" from their health care bill. What are these benefits, anyway?
2 hours ago Health Care Bill Hangs in Balance as Trump's Deadline Looms
After a difficult day for Republicans hoping to pass their health care bill, the House is back at it Friday — with a directive that it's now or never.
2 hours ago Why Holly Robinson Peete Believes Autistic Lives Matter Too
Peete hosted a town hall discussion, bringing together law enforcement and the special-needs community for a heartfelt and provocative discussion.
2 hours ago Stem Cells Aren't Magic Cure for Impotence
Danish researchers trying to find a way to help men injured by prostate cancer surgery say they got mixed results by injecting them with stem cells.
Today Chuck Todd: Trump Health Care Push Was 'Rookie Error'
President Trump isn't as committed to repealing and replacing Obamacare as Republicans have been, and adds that Trump making his first big piece of legislation a move to take something away was a "rookie error."
Today Republicans Look to Go Big or Go Home in Health Care Showdown
After a difficult day for Republicans hoping to pass their health care bill, the House is back at it Friday — with a directive that it's now or never.
Yesterday 'Devastating': Trump's Budget Slashes Medical, Scientific Research
Trump's budget would stall advances, cut jobs and threaten America's status as the world leader while costing more in the long run, health advocates say.
Yesterday GOP Health Care Bill Advances in House Despite Objections
The House Budget Committee advanced the measure out of its committee despite growing opposition from Republicans to the measure.
Yesterday HIV/AIDS Funding Spared in Trump's Proposed Budget
One surprise winner in Trump's proposed budget is HIV/AIDS funding, despite a nearly 18 percent cut to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Yesterday Trump Ultimatum: Vote Friday or Obamacare Stays
After House Republican leaders abruptly canceled a planned vote on the GOP health care bill Thursday afternoon, Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney made clear Thursday evening that President Trump is done negotiating on the hotly-debated health care bill and wants a vote on Friday. If the president doesn't get a vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, he will move on to other priorities, Mulvaney said, according to a source in the room during tense talks with GOP members. Tune in to MSNBC for continuing coverage.
Yesterday Republicans Cancel Thursday Health Care Vote
House Republican leaders abruptly canceled a planned vote on the GOP health care bill Thursday afternoon as they struggled to find sufficient support to pass it. A House GOP leadership aid confirmed to NBC News there would be no vote today. The move comes after House conservatives said there was no deal struck on the bill after a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House Thursday. Tune in to MSNBC for continuing coverage and analysis.
Mar 22 GOP Plan Wrecks Mental Health, Opioid Fight, Groups Say
Efforts to improve mental health and addiction care just got started. The new GOP health plan would abort them, mental health advocates say.