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Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take A Real Measure of Pain

Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take A Real Measure of Pain

By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 11
The National Institutes of Health is pushing for development of what its director, Dr. Francis Collins, has called a "pain-o-meter." Spurred by the opioid crisis, the goal isn't just to signal how much pain someone's in.

Experimental App Might Spot Drug Overdoses in Time to Help

Experimental App Might Spot Drug Overdoses in Time to Help

By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 11
Too often people die of an opioid overdose because no one's around to notice they're in trouble. Now scientists are creating a smartphone app that beams sound waves to measure breathing — and summon help if it stops.

Resources on HIV and Aging

Resources on HIV and Aging

Jan 11
Federal and community partners have released some resources related to HIV and aging.

Expert: Comatose Woman May Not Have Shown Pregnancy Signs

Expert: Comatose Woman May Not Have Shown Pregnancy Signs

By Terry Tang | Jan 11
A doctor examined an Arizona woman in a vegetative state nearly nine months before she gave birth but did not find that she was pregnant.

California Fight on Trump Birth Control Rules Goes to Court

California Fight on Trump Birth Control Rules Goes to Court

By Sudhin Thanawala | Jan 11
A U.S. judge will hear arguments Friday over California's attempt to block new rules by the Trump administration that would allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas

Jan 11
Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is returning to a Florida port a day early and giving passengers full refunds of their fare after 277 guests and crew members were hit with an outbreak of Norovirus as it sailed to Jamaica.

Recovery Unplugged: Behind the Treatment

Recovery Unplugged: Behind the Treatment

Jan 11
Recovery Unplugged therapist Klifton Fehr explains the treatment's unique model for treating addiction.

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.

Watch: Hamburger Mary's Owner Claims Health Dept. 'Targeted' Business with Anti-Gay Bias, Made Up Hep-A Story

Watch: Hamburger Mary's Owner Claims Health Dept. 'Targeted' Business with Anti-Gay Bias, Made Up Hep-A Story

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 10
The owner of Hamburger Mary's — a popular chain of restaurants catering to a gay clientele — alleges that a Florida county health department that shut down one location of his restaurant last fall did so on false pretenses.

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.

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