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"What Could Help Me to Die?" Doctors Clash Over Euthanasia

"What Could Help Me to Die?" Doctors Clash Over Euthanasia

By Maria Cheng | Oct 29
In the countries where euthanasia is legal the vast majority of cases are people with a fatal illness such as cancer who have only weeks or months to live. But mental ailments can lead to euthanasia requests, also.

Women's health risks go beyond breast cancer

Women's health risks go beyond breast cancer

By Maria Dominguez | Oct 29
The battle against breast cancer is one example of how far a movement can go to address a deadly serious women's issue. Yet, other risks to women's health are not as publicized or as known to the general population.

Study: Premiums for Popular ACA Plan Up by 34 Percent

Study: Premiums for Popular ACA Plan Up by 34 Percent

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 28
Premiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent, according to a study that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers.

Drug Company Founder Charged With Pushing Powerful Opioid

Drug Company Founder Charged With Pushing Powerful Opioid

By Anita Snow and Paul Davenport | Oct 27
U.S. prosecutors leveled charges Thursday against the billionaire founder of an opioid medication maker that has faced increasing scrutiny from authorities across the country over allegations of pushing prescriptions of powerful painkillers.

AP FACT CHECK: Anti-Drug Ad Campaigns Fared Poorly in Past

AP FACT CHECK: Anti-Drug Ad Campaigns Fared Poorly in Past

By Matthew Perrone | Oct 27
President Donald Trump is promising a "massive advertising campaign" as part of his administration's response to the worst drug crisis in U.S. history, but past marketing efforts have shown few results.

Univ. Students Given Incentives to Stay Healthy

Univ. Students Given Incentives to Stay Healthy

Oct 22
The University of Vermont has created a Wellness Environment for students that encourages a healthy lifestyle. The program originally started with 120 students and has grown to 1200 this semester.

Trump Reverses Course on Emerging Senate Health Care Deal

By Alan Fram and Erica Werner | Oct 18
A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement.

Cuba Mystery: What Theories U.S. Investigators are Pursuing

Cuba Mystery: What Theories U.S. Investigators are Pursuing

By Josh Lederman and Lauren Neergaard | Sep 18
Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it's eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device.

A Perspective on Marijuana for the LGBTQ Populations and Others

A Perspective on Marijuana for the LGBTQ Populations and Others

By Brian Couey, PSYD | Aug 25
Where THC content was once around 10 percent, it is not uncommon to find marijuana with a 30 percent or higher content today, which can lead to toxic reactions.

5 Signs You're Really Out of Shape

5 Signs You're Really Out of Shape

By Tom Bonanti | Aug 16
Are you one of those people who lives a busy life - too busy to take time for exercise? Do you put off going to the gym, taking the stairs, or even walking the dog because you're too tired?

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