Health

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2020 file photo, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats controlling the House wrote HHS Secretary Alex Azar earlier this month to request funds to help speed development of a coronavirus vaccine, expand laboratory capacity, and beef up screening efforts at U.S. entry points. Azar is slated to testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, and the U.S. response to the outbreak is sure to be a major topic. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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February 24, 2020 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is readying an urgent budget request to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak whose rapid spread is spooking financial markets and restricting international travel. The request is still being developed but is likely to come this week, a senior administration...
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Tarrah Gibbons
February 24, 2020 - 7:00 am
Having a craving for chocolate is common, but can you be addicted to it? There’s a reason why people crave chocolate so often. Read more on why chocolate is so addicting for you.
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The flu influenza
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February 14, 2020 - 2:04 pm
A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade.
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This undated image provided by Eisai in August 2018 shows the company's Belviq medication. On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, the drug's maker, Japan’s Eisai Inc., said that it has agreed to voluntarily withdraw the weight loss drug at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, because of a slight increased risk of cancer. (Eisai via AP)
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February 13, 2020 - 7:05 pm
The maker of a weight loss drug pulled it from the market Thursday at the request of federal regulators, who said it posed a slight increased risk of cancer. Japan’s Eisai Inc. said it was voluntarily withdrawing the drug, Belviq. However, the company said in a statement that it disagreed with the...
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Tarrah Gibbons
February 10, 2020 - 12:28 pm
For many people who are married, going to bed means sharing a bed with your spouse. In a different case, experts have reported that some couples would prefer separate beds to get better sleep and help marital problems. According to 2017 National Sleep Foundation survey, almost one in four married...
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InDepth
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February 05, 2020 - 1:19 pm
This week's episode of the podcast "In Depth" takes a deep-dive into the current coronavirus crisis.
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FILE - In this July 31, 2010 file photo, Morgan Parmet, 24, of Washington, holds a bag of peanuts that she bought at Nationals Park, as the Philadelphia Phillies play against the Washington Nationals, in Washington. Government health experts are urging approval of a novel treatment for children with life-threatening peanut allergies. The daily medication is designed to build up children’s tolerance to peanuts and reduce dangerous allergic reactions. The panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted overwhelmingly in favor of the treatment from Aimmune Therapeutics. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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January 31, 2020 - 6:31 pm
The first treatment for peanut allergies is about to hit the market, a big step toward better care for all kinds of food allergies -- but still a long way from a cure.
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Coronavirus
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January 31, 2020 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — US declares public health emergency from new virus, Trump to bar entry of foreign nationals who pose transmission risk.
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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)
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January 30, 2020 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in the U.S., the new virus from China has spread from one person to another, health officials said Thursday. The latest case — the sixth in the country — is the husband of a Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from the epicenter of an...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a television news interview during a break in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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January 28, 2020 - 9:46 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced a plan to prevent, contain and treat infectious diseases as a new viral illness spreads in China. The Massachusetts senator on Tuesday unveiled a plan that includes fully funding the federal Centers for Disease...
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