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  • Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflict

    Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflict

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:12:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:14:20 GMT
    The Red Cross says there have been 1,200 incidents of violence against hospitals and medical personnel in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. adopted a resolution demanding combatants protect staff and...
    The Red Cross says there have been 1,200 incidents of violence against hospitals and medical personnel in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. adopted a resolution demanding combatants protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick.
  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:54:14 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

  • Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:42:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:54:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.
  • Fighting the FluMore>>

  • How to fight the flu in your office

    How to fight the flu in your office

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 6:08 AM EST2018-02-07 11:08:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-02-14 14:39:47 GMT
    Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    According to health officials, this flu season has been one of the most widespread on record in the continental U.S. and it looks like it won't be letting up anytime soon. Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs.

    According to health officials, this flu season has been one of the most widespread on record in the continental U.S. and it looks like it won't be letting up anytime soon. Office settings can become a breeding ground for disease if workers do not take everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs.

  • Knowing the difference between the common cold and flu

    Knowing the difference between the common cold and flu

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    The holiday season is coming to an end but one season isn't, it's flu season. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports hospital labs across the state have an seen an increase in patient visits that were due to influenza-like illnesses.

    The holiday season is coming to an end but one season isn't, it's flu season. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports hospital labs across the state have an seen an increase in patient visits that were due to influenza-like illnesses.

  • All natural flu and cold soothers

    All natural flu and cold soothers

    Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough. 

    Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough. 

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  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:54:14 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:54:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
  • Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:22:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:54:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.
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