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Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 06:45 AM CST

The Big Names Behind a New Push to Transform US Health Care

The Big Names Behind a New Push to Transform US Health Care

Three guys walk into a bar. They're Warren Buffett, Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon. They decide to transform the American health care system. That's probably not how these three men...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 03:29 PM CST

As Opioid Crisis Grows, Judge Aims for Solutions, Settlement

As Opioid Crisis Grows, Judge Aims for Solutions, Settlement

The goal is impressive: Hammer out a legal deal that starts guiding the nation out of an epidemic of opioid addiction. How and when that can happen, if at all, is the subject of talks scheduled to begin...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 11:16 AM CST

Richard Engel Shares Heartbreaking Story of Son's Medical Journey

Richard Engel Shares Heartbreaking Story of Son's Medical Journey

NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel was with U.S. troops when his toddler's doctor told him the results of a genetic scan, "Today" reported. "'We found something. It’s very, very severe. It’s...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 09:07 AM CST

Amazon Teams With Buffett to Tackle Health Care 'Tapeworm'

Amazon Teams With Buffett to Tackle Health Care 'Tapeworm'

Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care "at a reasonable...

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 08:16 AM CST

Virus That Acts Like Flu Needs Civilian Vaccine: Researcher

Virus That Acts Like Flu Needs Civilian Vaccine: Researcher

A virus could be adding to the seasonal misery brought on by influenza, but it's not being identified, an infectious disease specialist told NBC News. Adenovirus can cause severe flu-like symptoms, and the U.S....

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 01:30 PM CST

Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheeses Over Listeria Concern

Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheeses Over Listeria Concern

Tests on cream cheese samples manufactured before and after that production run have all come back negative.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 10:35 PM CST

Chicago Clinic Offers Hangover Cure to Fight Flu Symptoms

Chicago Clinic Offers Hangover Cure to Fight Flu Symptoms

As the flu blankets the country for the third straight week, some suffering from the virus' relentless symptoms have found respite in a technique used for treating hangovers.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 12:01 PM CST

Cecile Richards Stepping Down As Planned Parenthood Leader

Cecile Richards Stepping Down As Planned Parenthood Leader

Cecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, is stepping down as its president. Under her leadership, the organization gained in membership, donor support and political clout but...

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 11:59 AM CST

Flu Widespread Across US for Third Straight Week

Flu Widespread Across US for Third Straight Week

Sick with the flu? You've got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third straight week. Only Hawaii has been spared. Last week, 1 in 15 doctor visits were for symptoms of the...

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 at 11:39 AM CST

17 Universities Oppose Anti-Smoking Group With Tobacco Ties

17 Universities Oppose Anti-Smoking Group With Tobacco Ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was...

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