July 21, 2017

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CBO: 35-percent drop in Medicaid spending by 2036 under Senate GOP health bill

CBO: 35-percent drop in Medicaid spending by 2036 under Senate GOP health bill

Senate Democrats asked the office to produce an additional analysis on the billContinue Reading

Obamacare repeal: What happens if there’s no replacement

Obamacare repeal: What happens if there’s no replacement

In November, Trump promised to repeal and replace the law at the same time.Continue Reading

Rat lungworm explained: What to know about the parasite found in Florida

Rat lungworm explained: What to know about the parasite found in Florida

A “rat lungworm” parasite has been found in multiple Florida counties, according to University of Florida researchers.Continue Reading

Parents of brain-damaged baby lose fight to keep him on life support

Parents of brain-damaged baby lose fight to keep him on life support

The mother and father of a brain-damaged 11-month-old baby on Friday were sitting bedside with the boy after losing a legal battle that would have kept the boy on life support.Continue Reading

Viewpoints: Patient Bigotry; The Hope And Hijinx Of Digital Health

Viewpoints: Patient Bigotry; The Hope And Hijinx Of Digital Health

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McConnell Has About $200B In ‘Candy’ To Make Deals On Obamacare Repeal

McConnell Has About $200B In ‘Candy’ To Make Deals On Obamacare Repeal

WASHINGTON — The path to 50 votes for an Obamacare replacement bill seemed to narrow dramatically Thursday as efforts to craft a quick compromise foundered — but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has $200 billion to build a bridge to victory. His dealmaking may be just beginning. While many policy experts, lobbyists and senators Kaiser Health News spoke to this week seemed skeptical that the Better Care Reconciliation Act could be saved, they said they could envision a way for McConnell (R-Ky.) to succeed in crafting a bill that would partially replace the Affordable Care Act. McConnell has significant wiggle room in his repeal bill. Under the budget rules he is using to move the legislation, he needs to reach $133 billion in deficit reduction over 10 …Continue Reading

Trump on Handel’s win: ‘Fantastic job, we are all very proud of you!’

Trump on Handel’s win: ‘Fantastic job, we are all very proud of you!’

The president was quick to tweet his congratulations.Continue Reading

Republican Karen Handel defends district in Georgia special election, beating Jon Ossoff

Republican Karen Handel defends district in Georgia special election, beating Jon Ossoff

Democrat Jon Ossoff missed a chance to flip the seat in April’s primary.Continue Reading

Does ‘Werewolf Syndrome’ actually exist?

Does ‘Werewolf Syndrome’ actually exist?

For centuries, people have documented and depicted human werewolves with great interest.Continue Reading

Doctors thought this teen was pregnant — but she actually had a rare disease

Doctors thought this teen was pregnant — but she actually had a rare disease

“I had a lump growing in my stomach for a year and I just ignored it.”Continue Reading