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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 05:55 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Tuesday May 16, 2017

Health Headlines for Tuesday May 16, 2017

NBC 5 Health Reporter Bianca Castro has a look at the health headlines for Tuesday May 16, 2017.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 08:18 AM CDT

Bullying Persists in School, Reports of Sex Crime Up: Study

Bullying Persists in School, Reports of Sex Crime Up: Study

One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 05:13 AM CDT

Efforts to Reduce US Uninsured Stalled in 2016: CDC

Efforts to Reduce US Uninsured Stalled in 2016: CDC

After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 08:23 PM CDT

Senate Moderates Hold Bipartisan Health Care Talks

Senate Moderates Hold Bipartisan Health Care Talks

Moderate senators from both parties met Monday to explore whether they can work on bipartisan legislation overhauling the nation's health care system. The evening session came as Republican senators have begun...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 07:06 PM CDT

Trump Details Anti-Abortion Ban Over US Global Health Aid

Trump Details Anti-Abortion Ban Over US Global Health Aid

President Donald Trump is moving forward with a plan to massively expand a ban on federal dollars going to international groups that perform abortions or provide abortion information. Senior administration...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 05:04 PM CDT

Bills Cut Funding To Highest Level Emergency Departments

Bills Cut Funding To Highest Level Emergency Departments

Proposed legislation could strip funding from state's trauma centers.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 05:07 PM CDT

Caffeine Overdose Killed South Carolina Teen: Coroner

Caffeine Overdose Killed South Carolina Teen: Coroner

A 16-year-old South Carolina boy who collapsed in a classroom had so much caffeine ove a two-hour span that it killed him, a medical examiner said Monday. Davis Allen Cripe died April 26 at Palmetto Health...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 04:45 PM CDT

Texas Testing Trump Administration Over Abortion Providers

Texas Testing Trump Administration Over Abortion Providers

Texas is asking the federal government to reverse course and fund a state-run women's health program that excludes Planned Parenthood, an apparent test of the Trump administration over abortion policy.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 02:39 PM CDT

Under-Eating, Over-Eating, & Weight Loss with Larry North

Under-Eating, Over-Eating, & Weight Loss with Larry North

Discussing the correlation between under-eating and over-eating in your weight loss journey with Larry North, the leading expert on health, fitness, nutrition, and weight loss. Learn more by visiting www.larryn...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 12:29 PM CDT

Diesel Pollution Worse Than Tailpipe Tests Estimate: Study

Diesel Pollution Worse Than Tailpipe Tests Estimate: Study

Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says. That extra pollution translated to another 38,000 deaths from...

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