Brain disease seen in most football players in large report
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Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

Research on brains of 202 former football players found evidence of disease in nearly all

Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimer's
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Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimer's

Black seniors test if a stroll down memory lane might guard against mental decline, part of a growing effort to better study racial disparities in Alzheimer's

Runners prep for 12th annual Hull of a Race
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Runners prep for 12th annual Hull of a Race

The annual race that sprung up just over a decade ago in the wake of two Parkinson's disease diagnoses in the small village of Hull has seen $100,000 donated to fight the disease. This year will mark the 12th annual 5K/10K run/walk.

Cheers, whoops for McCain's return, then impassioned speech
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Cheers, whoops for McCain's return, then impassioned speech

In high drama at the Capitol, Sen. John McCain on Tuesday delivered a crucial vote in the Republican drive to dismantle the health care law, a win for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders, and then leveled a broadside at how the GOP got there.

Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill
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Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill

With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. Enhancing the day's theatrics, one pivotal "yes" vote was cast by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who flew to the Capitol just days after revealing he'd been diagnosed with brain cancer.

Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'
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Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'

A Republican congressman says his comments about wanting to duel female senators who oppose health care reform were intended to be tongue in cheek.

Health care bill could quash furlough plan for sick inmates
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Health care bill could quash furlough plan for sick inmates

Health care overhaul bill could quash furlough plan for sick inmates in Louisiana

The Latest: Lawmaker blames female senators for failed bill
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The Latest: Lawmaker blames female senators for failed bill

A Texas Republican congressman is blaming "some female senators from the Northeast" for blocking the GOP health care bill.

Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown
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Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown

The Senate will move forward with a vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it

5 reasons why health care bill would fail, 3 why it may not
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5 reasons why health care bill would fail, 3 why it may not

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of Obamacare