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Sep 01, 2014

Fast-Food Workers Seeking Higher Wages Plan Another Strike

Labor organizers hope to recruit home health care aides to join in protests in 100 cities on Thursday...

Aug 31, 2014

Joan Rivers' daughter, Melissa Rivers, is keeping 'fingers crossed'

As Joan Rivers remained hospitalized Sunday, her daughter, Melissa, thanked the public for the outpouring of good wishes surrounding the sharp-tongued comedy star's health... #Melissa Rivers #Joan Rivers

Aug 30, 2014

Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring... #Barack Obama #Washington

Aug 29, 2014

New test could expose organic food frauds

Slapping on the "organic" label to inflate the price of produce might become a thing of the past thanks to researchers from the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority and the Wuerzburg University in Germany, who have developed a high-tech test to ... #Barack Obama #Washington

Aug 29, 2014

Darpa's ElectRx Project: Self-Healing Bodies Through Targeted Stimulation Of The Nerves

Among the many actions to improve the health of veterans, and their families, announced last Tuesday by President Obama, there was something seemingly taken out of Stargate SG-1: ElectRx, a $78.9 million research program to develop minimally-invasive... #Barack Obama #Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Aug 30, 2014

Love Sleeping In? Doctors Agree With You

New studies show that teenagers aren't getting enough sleep, and revising early school start times would be a good way to combat the health-related effects of sleep-deprivation... #Barack Obama #Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Aug 30, 2014

The Most Interesting Man Revolutionizing The Health World

He wrote his first world-renowned book at the age of 26. On weekends he recites love poems (ghazals) on Voice of America. He casually – and humbly – references his more than 70 patents that range from aging wine to chewing gum to bioreactors to air s... #Barack Obama #Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Aug 28, 2014

Remaking Medicine: Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles

The Affordable Care Act has prompted one of the largest expansions of mental health coverage in a generation, increasing access for millions, but shortfalls persist... #Barack Obama #Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Sep 01, 2014

Parents, here's what you need to know when talking to kids about pot

Kelly Kerby is a licensed mental health counselor and chemical dependency professional who works at Eckstein Middle School in Seattle. Inga Manskopf manages the Prevention WINS Coalition at Seattle Children's Hospital... #Barack Obama #Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Sep 02, 2014

Low-Carb Reigns Over Low-Fat Diet For Weight Loss, Heart Health

A yearlong study reveals that low-carb diets may work better than low-fat -- for weight loss and for heart health... #Barack Obama #Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency