A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" — suicides, drug overdoses...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 03:55 PM CDT
Bird Flu Outbreak Nation's Worst Since 2015: Expert
A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation's worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert said Wednesday....
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:27 PM CDT
Seniors Worry About Loss of Meals Under Trump Budget Plan
Dale Lamphier, 97, never married and her closest living relatives―three nephews―live across the country. About two years ago, she moved to a senior housing complex in Westwood, New Jersey, a town she has...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 07:08 PM CDT
High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students
A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. The...
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 04:25 PM CDT
Here Are the Republicans Who May Reject Health Care Bill
President Donald Trump campaigned on the promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with "something terrific." Now, House Republicans are in danger of losing a vote on...
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 03:03 PM CDT
FDA: Breast Implants Can Cause Rare Form of Cancer
Breast implants can cause a rare form of cancer that may have killed at least nine people, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, NBC News reported.
The cancer is called anaplastic large cell lymphoma...
Fewer babies are dying in the United States than a decade ago, according to NBC News.
The U.S. infant mortality rate, which is higher than in other developed countries, is down 15 percent over the last 10...
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 03:59 PM CDT
Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Undergoes Complex Surgery
Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would overhaul...
Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:45 PM CDT
Trump Goes Outside DC for Support on Revised GOP Health Bill
President Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare," seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol...