- The Hardball panel weighs in on the arguments made by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton over late term abortion during the third and final presidential debate.
- Federal health officials have made a new color-coded map for Miami and urged all pregnant women to consider postponing travel to Miami-Dade County.
- The Obama administration has set modest expectations for coming sign-up season. The biggest worries: rising premiums and dwindling choices.
- There's good news for kids who haven't received all their HPV vaccines yet - they only need two doses of the vaccine instead of three.
- The increase in cases reported last year comes just as just as state and local health departments that could help fight them lose funding.
- The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, better known as ACT UP, was formed in 1987 to protest the government's slow response to the AIDS crisis. In
- The first babies born with birth defects caused by Zika are turning 1 in Brazil, and their moms are strugglign to get help raising them.
- Congress finally approved Zika funding at the end of last month. Now it's entered the slow, bureaucratic world of the federal funding process.
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- Dental sealants can prevent 80 percent of cavities, but 60 percent of kids in need don't get them. One good solution: school-based dental programs.
- Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.)will present the vice president with the award on behalf of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Integrated Network Cancer Program.
- A woman infected with Zika had evidence of the virus in her vagina for weeks, researchers reported Tuesday.
- National Institute of Justice funds research to develop a tool to identify abuse in this setting.
- The American Psychological Association says fully half of us say the presidential election has been a very or somewhat significant source of stress.
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- Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association and Health Research & Educational Trust; September 2016.
- Doctors can now diagnose patients who aren't in the same room — or even in the same city. In 2015 alone, about 20 million people received remote care.
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- Despite determined efforts to make it better, care for more most U.S.patients isn't much better than it ever was, a new survey finds.
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- When you ask kids whether they'd like to try smoking, one group really tends to stand out: Hispanic kids.
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- Twitter users prefer coffee and beer to wine and tacos, and walking is by far their preferred exercise, according to a new study.
- Melina Kibbe, MD, and Nobel Prize Winner Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, join only twelve current and former UNC School of Medicine faculty members in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
- PepsiCo has set a target for reducing the amount of sugar in its soft drinks, aiming to tackle problems ranging from obesity to climate change.
- The house call is making a comeback with the help of new technology and today's busy patients.
- The synthetic opioid known as pink, which may have killed two 13-year-olds in Utah, can be ordered legally through the mail.
- Of all the measures, California's is seen as the most crucial: Not only is California the largest state, but many see it as a bellwether of change.
- After 20 hours of surgery, doctors successfully separated 13-month-old twins conjoined at the head.
- Jadon and Anias McDonald, 13-month-old twins, were successfully separated Friday morning at a Bronx, New York, hospital.
- New Medicare rules released Friday fix an annual problem is paying doctors and aim to encourage physicians to take better care of patients.
- The UNC School of Medicine discovery could lead to more effective, personalized treatments for the debilitating gastrointestinal condition.
- TODAY national correspondent Jeff Rossen is putting the cleanliness of public transit in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago to the test.
- Florida has a new Zika zone — a one square mile area where the Zika virus is actively infecting people, state officials said Thursday.
- Nathan Copeland, paralyzed from the chest down for 12 years, can feel his fingers again. And he fist-bumped President Obama with a robotic hand.
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