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  • Here's what doctors think about the updated Obamacare replacement plan

    April 27, 2017 7:05 PM 44

    The bill now includes a new addition, called the MacArthur amendment. The amendment would allow states to receive waivers to avoid some of the regulations set up under the ACA. "We are deeply concerned that the AHCA would result in millions of Americans losing their current health insurance coverage. Nothing in the MacArthur amendment remedies the shortcomings

  • MN Measles Outbreak Up To 20 Cases

    April 24, 2017 9:51 PM 54

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (WCCO) The Minnesota Department of Health is urging all children statewide, and in particular children of Somalian decent to get the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine as soon as possible. There are now 20 young children ages 0 through 5 years old with the measles in the Twin Cites area. 16 of the 20 cases were in children who were confirmed

  • White House says vote on healthcare plan may not come for weeks

    April 24, 2017 6:19 PM 42

    WASHINGTON A congressional vote on a Republican healthcare plan may not come for weeks as leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate continue negotiations over possible proposals, the White House said on Monday. Any vote on healthcare legislation would be determined by Republican congressional leaders and when they have enough votes to pass a plan, White

  • Florida mother of 7 donates kidney to co-worker

    April 24, 2017 1:37 PM 21

    VENICE, Fla. - A 45-year-old Florida mother of seven donated one of her kidneys to a 26-year-old co-worker, the Sarasota Herald Tribune reported. “I said, heck, he can have one of mine,” Christine Higbee said. “I have seven kids — if I need one, I can borrow one of theirs.” Higbee donated her kidney to Zack Pacyna, who has worked with her at a Lowe’s

  • Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern part of country: OIE

    April 24, 2017 12:38 PM 21

    PARIS Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus in backyard ducks in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the Iranian agriculture ministry. The outbreaks killed 10 birds out of a total of nearly 230 in a house in Mahmoodabad on the coast

  • Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

    April 23, 2017 2:50 PM 40

    WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump warned Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare was in trouble and would die without government funding, apparently referring to the possibility of ending federal subsidies to help lower-income people buy health insurance. "Obamacare is in serious trouble. The Dems need big money to keep it going - otherwise it dies far sooner

  • How The March For Science Finally Found Its Voice

    April 23, 2017 11:00 AM 29

    After a quiet start, the demonstrators grew louder as they drew closer to Capitol Hill—mirroring the long arc of the protest itself. WASHINGTON, D.C.—They marched for science, and at first, they did so quietly. On Saturday, as thousands of people started streaming eastward from the Washington Monument, in a river of ponchos and umbrellas, the usual raucous

  • ‘In science we trust’: Rainy Boston rally draws thousands

    April 22, 2017 10:41 PM 39

    A crowd of thousands booed a vision of a world without science: The Environmental Protection Agency’s staff cut by a third, its science by half. Dirty water, polluted air, unchecked climate change. “As Americans, as New Englanders, as Boston Strong -- we care about our natural world!” shouted Gina McCarthy, the recently departed head of the US Environmental

  • The Latest: Thousands join global rallies for science

    April 22, 2017 9:04 PM 25

    Scientists, students and research advocates are marking Earth Day by conveying a global message about scientific freedom without political interference. Those participating in science marches around the world are also arguing for adequate spending for future breakthroughs and the value of scientific pursuits. President Donald Trump issued an Earth Day statement

  • What Is The March For Science And 3 More Questions About Scientists' Relationship With The Public

    April 22, 2017 7:00 PM 25

    Little existing research had tested how audiences react when confronted with concrete examples of scientific advocacy. Led by my colleague John Kotcher, my colleagues and I at the George Mason Center for Climate Change Communication devised an experiment to test these questions in the summer of 2014. Our results suggest there is at least some tolerance