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Obama declares disaster in South Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in South Carolina on Tuesday after Hurricane Matthew hit the state over the weekend, the White House said.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill passed by U.S. House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing health insurance markets in some states and making
Research into promising medical uses has been hampered by requiring scientists to get special licenses.             
The GOP health care bill is estimated to leave 23 more million Americans uninsured and premiums are likely to skyrocket for those who are insured.
A compound found in cannabis reduced convulsive seizures in children with a severe form of epilepsy by nearly half, a new study shows, validating the
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The study's findings are in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
He escaped the Holocaust and it led him to fully embracing Tikkun Olam, the concept in Judaism which means repairing the world through acts of goodness and charity.
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The new Congressional Budget Office numbers are in for the House healthcare bill, and they’re almost as breathtakingly bad as the first version’s score. Instead of 24 million Americans lo
Congress' official fiscal analysts unveiled a largely damaging report on the House-passed health care bill,
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Rick Klein discuss the CBO report, which estimates that 23 million people will lose coverage over the next 10 years with the AHCA.
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These were side effects discovered by researchers at Brown University, Rhode Island, exploring the phenomenon of 'meditation sickness' by interviewing nearly 100 people.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday
Pediatrics experts at universities in Michigan and Illinois suggest that interruptions from checking Facebook or texting during playtime could contribute to their child's sudden outbursts.
The study's findings are in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
ZURICH (Reuters) - A person in Germany treated with Roche Holding AGís new multiple sclerosis drug Ocrevus has been diagnosed with an often-deadly brain infection after switching from another medicati
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As news of the devastating concert attack in Manchester broke, people around the world turned to social media to share words of sorrow, fear and hope. One popular message came in the form of a poem ca
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An experimental foot-temperature monitoring system might one day be able to detect when diabetic patients are developing foot ulcers, a common complication that can lead to infections and amputations,
Dear Bill and Melinda, The purpose of this letter is first to commend you for raising your own children with strong screen and phone limits, as this will serve them well. Bill, thank you for declarin
Trumpís budget director insists the administrationís spending plans wonít cut Medicaid money             
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A new clinic in New York City is helping moms prioritize their mental health with its focus on diagnosing and treating women for postpartum depression and other postpartum disorders. The Motherho
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