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Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:22 PM CDT

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

As it stands, the Senate Republican proposal would reduce funding for Medicaid, the single largest source of health care coverage in the United States.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 05:52 AM CDT

What Trump Has Promised on Health Care

What Trump Has Promised on Health Care

President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign days, Trump has addressed health care in broad, aspirational...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 06:40 PM CDT

Community of Support for Adults With Autism Moves Forward

Community of Support for Adults With Autism Moves Forward

A Denton County project to build a community tailored for adults with autism moves forward.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 05:30 PM CDT

Procedure Promises to Melt Fat, Tighten Skin Without Surgery

Procedure Promises to Melt Fat, Tighten Skin Without Surgery

A new procedure promises to melt fat and tighten skin without having to undergo surgery, meaning a fast recovery with fast results, doctors say.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 05:22 PM CDT

Cataracts Can't Be Avoided, But Are Easy to Treat

Cataracts Can't Be Avoided, But Are Easy to Treat

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but one of the easiest eye disorders to treat.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:11 PM CDT

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians. NBC News reported that pediatrician...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:37 PM CDT

Some Women Wait to Treat Dangerous Heart Disease

Some Women Wait to Treat Dangerous Heart Disease

Heart disease is the nation's number one killer of women, yet it often goes undiagnosed. Some women avoid doctors because of insecurities weighing heavily on their minds.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 04:54 PM CDT

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:40 AM CDT

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

A brand of pine nut hummus sold at major retailers including Wal-Mart and Target has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria. House of Thaller, which is based in...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:44 AM CDT

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

With Senate Republican leaders expected to release details of their health care bill in a 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, NBC News rounded up five big issues that are at the heart of the proposed legislation....

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