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This image from video provided by the University of Washington in January 2019 shows a demonstration of the smartphone app developed by Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, Shyamnath Gollakota and Jacob E. Sunshine that uses sound waves to measure breathing. In first-step testing reported Wednesday, Jan. 9 the device detected early breathing problems in some people who’d just injected illegal drugs. (Mark Stone/University of Washington via AP)
January 09, 2019 - 2:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. The app is still experimental. But in first-step testing,...
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January 09, 2019 - 10:23 am
House Budget Chairman John Yarmuth has officially asked the Congressional Budget Office to estimate the total cost of a new, “single payer healthcare” program throughout the United States; signaling the Democratic Party’s renewed push for the massive federal entitlement. “Members of Congress...
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Anthony Behar
January 08, 2019 - 9:56 am
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made a surprise announcement Tuesday; effectively “guaranteeing” universal healthcare for “every single resident” living in the Big Apple that doesn’t have insurance. “New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every single resident...
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FILE - This June 9, 2014 file photo shows a dish of steak and cheese pasta in Concord, N.H. Two major studies in 2018 provided more fuel for the debate around carbs and fats, yet failed to offer a resolution to the polarizing matter of the best way to lose weight. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
January 01, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year. Two...
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December 31, 2018 - 8:30 pm
Over 47,000 people die each year from opioid-related causes; David Lee Miller reports. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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December 24, 2018 - 11:20 am
Food shortages and rising hunger blamed on terrorism, global conflicts; Amy Kellogg reports from Milan, Italy. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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December 21, 2018 - 2:33 pm
Doctors discovered RBG's cancer after a fall last month resulting in broken ribs; Gillian Turner reports. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, actress and director Penny Marshall attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special in New York. Marshall died of complications from diabetes on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at her Hollywood Hills home. She was 75. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 18, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Penny Marshall, the trailblazing director of smash-hit big-screen comedies such as "Big" and "A League of Their Own" who first indelibly starred in the top-rated sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," has died. She was 75. Michelle Bega, a spokeswoman for the Marshall family, said Tuesday...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts. The U.S. surgeon general says swift action is needed to prevent millions of teenagers and adolescents from becoming hooked on Juul and other high-nicotine electronic cigarettes. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said Tuesday, Dec. 18, that parents, teachers and physicians must take aggressive steps to address an epidemic of underage vaping. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
December 18, 2018 - 5:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says swift action is needed to prevent millions of teenagers and adolescents from becoming hooked on Juul and other high-nicotine electronic cigarettes. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said Tuesday that parents, teachers and physicians must take aggressive...
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December 14, 2018 - 9:55 pm
A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now. In a 55-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that last year's...
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