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I Depend on Medicaid to Survive, but Congress Wants to Take It Away

I entered this world with a pre-existing condition. Born with a severe case of clubfoot, I had my first of several correctional surgeries when I was only a few weeks…

Senate Republican bill would slash Medicaid by 2036, complicating talks

WASHINGTON A U.S. Senate proposal to replace Obamacare would cut spending on government Medicaid for the poor by 35 percent come 2036, a non-partisan congressional research office said on Thursday,…

Northern Ireland women to get abortions free on NHS

Northern Ireland women to get abortions free on NHS

Media captionSarah Ewart: ‘Why can’t we have abortions in NI?’ Women from Northern Ireland will be able to get abortions in England, the government has said. More than 50 MPs…

The Sweet Reason This Bride Shaved Her Head on Her Wedding Day

NEW SELF Meal Plans Easy-to-make Recipes. No Guesswork. Source Article from http://www.self.com/story/hair-shave-wedding…

There’s a Reason Those Strings on Your Banana Exist

Bananas are, arguably, the perfect fruit. They’re an excellent source of potassium, they’re sweet without being overbearing, and they have a uniquely soft texture that’s unmatched by any other fruit.…

Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Pudding

NEW SELF Meal Plans Easy-to-make Recipes. No Guesswork. Source Article from http://www.self.com/recipe/strawberry-cheesecake-protein-pudding…

This 14.4-Pound Newborn Is Huge and Adorable

South Carolina parents Cindy Richmond and Arthur Keisler knew their third child would be big, but they had no idea how big the newborn would be. Their previous children weighed…

Senate Majority leader cites ‘good progress’ on healthcare talks

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday said Republican senators are making “good progress” on their efforts to come to agreement on retooled draft legislation aimed at repealing…

FDA outlines plan to speed rare disease drug designation

WASHINGTON The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to reorganize its drug review staff and create a SWAT team to eliminate a backlog of requests for rare disease drug designation,…

IRS probes drug company-funded patient assistance charity

BOSTON The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is probing whether a patient-assistance charity wrongly gave a benefit to its pharmaceutical company donors by returning most of the money they donated as…