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Recuperating Sanders Says He May Slow Down Campaigning Pace
Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor
Hope and Healing in Music City: Recovery Unplugged Heads to Nashville

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Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

Recuperating Sanders Says He May Slow Down Campaigning Pace

By Lauran Neergaard and Nicky Forster |
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 16
Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company executives and added a few more details to their health plans.

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.

France OK's Bill Legalizing IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

France OK's Bill Legalizing IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

By Sylvie Corbet, Catherine Gaschka | Oct 16
France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that aims to give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication.

Think 'Medicare For All' Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

Think 'Medicare For All' Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 15
Voters are more concerned with how much they have to pay for medical care, like prescription drugs, but whose plan is most comprehensive?

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

By Lauren Neergaard, Nicky Forster | Oct 15
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

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New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

By Sam Cronin | Oct 11
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Descovy as an HIV prevention drug on Thursday. Descovy contains a newer formulation of the drug in Truvada, which has been used to treat those infected with HIV since 2004.


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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.