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Ken Burns Turns His Attention to the Mayo Clinic

Ken Burns Turns His Attention to the Mayo Clinic

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 25
After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter — one that knows him very intimately, too.

Weight Watchers Slims Down Its Name to WW

Weight Watchers Slims Down Its Name to WW

Sep 25
Weight Watchers is trimming its name to just two letters: WW.

Legislation Unveiled to Protect Patients Against Surprise Medical Bills

Legislation Unveiled to Protect Patients Against Surprise Medical Bills

Sep 24
With frustration growing among Americans who are being charged exorbitant prices for medical treatment, a bipartisan group of senators has unveiled a plan to protect patients from surprise bills and high charges from hospitals or doctors who are not i

Study Launched to Test Combination Antibody Treatment for HIV

Study Launched to Test Combination Antibody Treatment for HIV

Sep 21
A clinical trial testing infusions of combination antibodies in people living with HIV has begun at the National Institutes of Health.

Cruise Ship Moors in Rotterdam with Dozens of Ill Passengers

Cruise Ship Moors in Rotterdam with Dozens of Ill Passengers

Sep 21
Dozens of cruise ship passengers who fell ill during their voyage were temporarily held on board Thursday after the liner moored in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.

How to Protect Loved Ones With Dementia During Hurricane Season

How to Protect Loved Ones With Dementia During Hurricane Season

Sep 21
For the estimated 5 million seniors in the U.S. diagnosed with dementia — a set of terminal diseases leading to memory loss, cognitive decline and personality changes — natural disasters can be particularly terrifying.

Judge: US Can't Deny Passport Over Refusing to Pick Gender

Judge: US Can't Deny Passport Over Refusing to Pick Gender

By Kathleen Foody | Sep 20
U.S. officials cannot deny a passport application from an intersex Colorado resident based solely on a refusal to select male or female for gender, a federal judge said Wednesday.

A Year After Maria, Puerto Rican Kidney Patients Fear Death

A Year After Maria, Puerto Rican Kidney Patients Fear Death

By Danica Coto | Sep 19
As dire as the situation may be, it could get worse.

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

By Sylvie Corbet | Sep 19
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled plans to make France's health care system, considered one of the best in the world, more efficient and sustainable for the next 50 years.

Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

Sep 18
The Environmental Protection Agency is shifting money away from a congressionally mandated program meant to get harmful asbestos out of schools.

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