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'We're Not Alone' - 'Sesame Street' Tackles Addiction Crisis

'We're Not Alone' - 'Sesame Street' Tackles Addiction Crisis

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 10
"Sesame Street" is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it's tackling the opioid crisis.

California Hospital Chain Going to Court Over High Prices

California Hospital Chain Going to Court Over High Prices

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 10
One of California's largest hospital systems is facing a trial over accusations that it has used its market dominance to snuff out competition and overcharge patients for medical bills.

Stop Calling it a Choice: Biological Factors Drive Homosexuality

Stop Calling it a Choice: Biological Factors Drive Homosexuality

Oct 10
In a recent issue of Science magazine, geneticist Andrea Ganna at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and colleagues, describe the largest survey to date for genes associated with same-sex behavior.

3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again in US

3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again in US

Oct 9
U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year.

CaverStem: A Medical Breakthrough for Erectile Dysfunction

CaverStem: A Medical Breakthrough for Erectile Dysfunction

Oct 9
The CaverStem method harnesses the power of a patient's stem cells to redefine ED treatment. And the results will blow your mind.

Overhaul is Proposed for Decades-Old Medicare Fraud Rules

Overhaul is Proposed for Decades-Old Medicare Fraud Rules

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 9
The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed overhauling decades-old Medicare rules originally meant to deter fraud and abuse but now seen as a roadblock to coordinating better care for patients.

Recuperating Sanders Says He May Slow Down Campaigning Pace

Recuperating Sanders Says He May Slow Down Campaigning Pace

By Wilson Ring, Steve Peoples and Will Weissert | Oct 9
Bernie Sanders began reintroducing himself to the 2020 campaign on Tuesday, venturing outside his Vermont home to say that he doesn't plan on leaving the presidential race following last week's heart attack.

How Cruise Ship Passengers Should Prepare For Sickness Or Injury At Sea

How Cruise Ship Passengers Should Prepare For Sickness Or Injury At Sea

By Bruce Horovitz | Oct 8
As miserable as norovirus is, passengers sometimes face more serious crises at sea. In fact, most cruise ships have morgues on board as well as medical centers. Last year, 189 deaths were reported on cruises.

Hospital Where 3 Preemies Died Seeking Source of Bacteria

Hospital Where 3 Preemies Died Seeking Source of Bacteria

Oct 8
A Pennsylvania hospital is racing to determine the source of a waterborne germ that appears to have infected at least eight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, three of whom have died, officials said Monday.

Worms in Broccoli at North Carolina College Prompt Inquiry

Worms in Broccoli at North Carolina College Prompt Inquiry

Oct 8
Students at a North Carolina university say their dining hall is serving them undercooked food and broccoli filled with worms.

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