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Japan Police Search Home of Nurse in Hospital Poison Deaths

Japan Police Search Home of Nurse in Hospital Poison Deaths

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jul 12
Japanese authorities on Thursday raided the apartment of a nurse who's in custody on suspicion of fatally poisoning at least two elderly patients at a terminal care hospital.

Late-Life High Blood Pressure May Harm the Brain, Study Says

Late-Life High Blood Pressure May Harm the Brain, Study Says

By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 12
Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Trump Administration Slashes 'Obamacare' Sign-Up Assistance

Trump Administration Slashes 'Obamacare' Sign-Up Assistance

Jul 12
For the second time in days, the Trump administration is taking action to undercut the Obama-era Affordable Care Act.

Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Increased Health Care access for Gay Men: Vanderbilt Study

Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Increased Health Care access for Gay Men: Vanderbilt Study

Jul 11
Vanderbilt researchers have documented evidence that legalizing same-sex marriage has improved access to health care for gay men in a study released as a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper this week.

Pfizer Reorganizes to Handle Aging Consumers and Patents

Pfizer Reorganizes to Handle Aging Consumers and Patents

Jul 11
Pfizer, facing an aging population and shifting risks from the loss of patents, is reshaping the company into three businesses.

Nevada Execution in Doubt After Drug Company Sues to Stop it

Nevada Execution in Doubt After Drug Company Sues to Stop it

By Ken Ritter | Jul 11
A twice-convicted killer scheduled to be executed Wednesday night in Nevada by an untried three-drug lethal injection is steadfast in his desire to be put to death, but a final-hour lawsuit by a drug company could halt the execution.

Oklahoma Fast-Tracking Medical Marijuana, but with Pushback

Oklahoma Fast-Tracking Medical Marijuana, but with Pushback

By Sean Murphy | Jul 11
Oklahoma pushed ahead with emergency rules Tuesday aimed at fast-tracking operations of the medical marijuana industry, but not before concerned health officials tacked on requirements that cannabis advocates say will only slow things down.

Coffee and Conservation: Mozambique Tries Both on a Mountain

Coffee and Conservation: Mozambique Tries Both on a Mountain

By Christopher Torchia | Jul 11
At Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa - where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest - there is a point beyond which visitors are told not to go.

The Critical Importance of LGBTQ Health Care Bill of Rights

The Critical Importance of LGBTQ Health Care Bill of Rights

Jul 11
New York City is leading the way with the LGBTQ Health Care Bill of Rights, but the nation still needs to address discrimination and health concerns for diverse populations.

One in Four American Women Were Unprepared for their First Period, Survey Finds

One in Four American Women Were Unprepared for their First Period, Survey Finds

Jul 10
One in four American women feel they were totally unprepared for their first period - according to new research.

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