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Growing Older and Stronger: SAGE Turns 40

Growing Older and Stronger: SAGE Turns 40

By Jill Gleeson | May 24
SAGE celebrates its 40th anniversary of serving and advocating for LGBTQ seniors.

More Employees Taking Advantage of Wellness Programs

More Employees Taking Advantage of Wellness Programs

May 23
More than half of employees with access to workplace wellness programs say the programs have made a positive impact on their health.

WHO Says Ebola Response on 'Knife's Edge' - Timing is Key

WHO Says Ebola Response on 'Knife's Edge' - Timing is Key

By Jamey Keaten | May 23
The World Health Organization is accelerating its efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to try to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from spreading beyond the border.

Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

By Tom Murphy | May 22
As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help to patients.

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

By Jill Colvin | May 22
In the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump, the thrice-married ex-Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood.

Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

May 21
Yoga has been said to help the mind and body, but some say it also can help the face. New yoga classes target the face with silly expressions.

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

By Saleh Mwanamilongo | May 21
Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residensats, Congo's health minister announced.

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

By Marilynn Marchione | May 21
Lung cancer screening has proved to be stunningly unpopular. Five years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report.

Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

Lawmakers Repel Challenge to Sugar Program

By Andrew Taylor | May 19
The U.S. sugar industry on Thursday won an easier-than-expected victory over food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers trying to rewrite the government's much-criticized sugar program.

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines

By Linda A. Johnson | May 19
U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.

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