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Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 12:12 PM CST

CVS to Close 22 Drugstores Next Year

CVS to Close 22 Drugstores Next Year

CVS Health will close 22 "underperforming" drugstores early next year in addition to the 46 stores it shuttered earlier this year, the company said Wednesday in a regulatory filing. The locations weren’t...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 01:21 PM CST

Judge Rejects New Trump Admin. Moral-Objection Health Rule Affecting Abortions

Judge Rejects New Trump Admin. Moral-Objection Health Rule Affecting Abortions

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care providers to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds. U.S. District...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 12:10 PM CST

Mann Packing Recalls Vegetable Products Sold in U.S., Canada

Mann Packing Recalls Vegetable Products Sold in U.S., Canada

Mann Packing Co., Inc. announced Monday a voluntary recall of more than 100 vegetable products over concerns they may be contaminated with listeria. The recalled products were sold in the United States under a...

Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at 12:31 PM CST

The Affordable Care Act Changes That People Can Expect

The Affordable Care Act Changes That People Can Expect

Open enrollment is underway for people looking to get health care under the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials say next year, customers can expect a 4% drop in premiums, as well as more plans to choose...

Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at 10:47 AM CST

Halloween's Over, Here's What to Do With All Your Kids' Candy

Halloween's Over, Here's What to Do With All Your Kids' Candy

With trick or treating over, all that candy is in your house. So now what? You can hide it from the kids, or maybe eat it yourself, but there are concerns about the amount of candy kids are consuming. “I am...

Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at 01:29 PM CST

US Judge Blocks Trump's Health Insurance Rule for Immigrants

US Judge Blocks Trump's Health Insurance Rule for Immigrants

A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday put on hold a Trump administration rule requiring immigrants prove they will have health insurance or can pay for medical care before they can get visas. U.S....

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 at 03:08 PM CDT

List: What You Have to Do to Burn Off Those Halloween Treats

List: What You Have to Do to Burn Off Those Halloween Treats

More than a few parents have been known to help themselves to their kid’s Halloween candy, but new research showing how long it takes to burn off those calories may have them thinking twice.

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 at 12:02 PM CDT

Illinois Marijuana Law Aims to Undo Harm of War on the Drug

Illinois Marijuana Law Aims to Undo Harm of War on the Drug

When lawmakers crafted the law legalizing marijuana in Illinois, they tried to make sure it would right what many see as past wrongs linked to the drug.

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 at 08:43 AM CDT

U.S. Hospitals, FDA Grapple With Shortages of Life-Saving Drugs

U.S. Hospitals, FDA Grapple With Shortages of Life-Saving Drugs

In a historic boardroom at Massachusetts General Hospital this week, the Emergency Preparedness Team assembled in what they say has become an all too frequent occurrence. More than two dozen doctors, nurses,...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 07:23 PM CDT

1 Dead, Others Sickened After Eating Tainted Beef

1 Dead, Others Sickened After Eating Tainted Beef

One person has died and nine others were sickened in six states after apparently eating ground beef contaminated with salmonella, NBC News reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported...

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