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There’s a medical term for dying of a broken heart. Is this what happened to Carrie Fisher’s mother, Debbie Reynolds?

In 1990, Japanese physician Hikaro Sato wrote a thought-provoking paper describing an unusual set of sudden, life-threatening symptoms he and his colleagues were seeing...

Trump meets with influential health-care executives

President-elect Donald Trump's meeting this month with Silicon Valley's elite made headlines for its inclusion of such big names as Apple's Tim Cook, Facebook's...

Newt Gingrich is the new face of a controversial opioid addiction therapy

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be joining former Obama adviser Anthony Kapel "Van" Jones on stage on Monday in Washington, D.C., to discuss...

An industry’s answer to deadly opioid addiction: More pills

Cancer patients taking high doses of opioid painkillers are often afflicted by a new discomfort: constipation. Researcher Jonathan Moss thought he could help, but...

Senator’s daughter who raised price of EpiPen got $19 million salary, perks in 2015

This isn't the first time Mylan chief executive Heather Bresch has been under fire.Bresch, who started out in a low-level position in quality control...

Lawmakers demand investigation of $100 price hike of life-saving EpiPens

EpiPen maker Mylan has become the new boogeyman of the pharmaceutical industry.Following complaints from consumers that the company had hiked the price of the...

Florida’s Zika outbreak is spreading, with new case in St. Petersburg area

Florida state officials have reported five new cases of Zika, four more in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami where the first locally transmitted cases...

It’s family, not friends, who may help you live longer, study says

The company you keep has long been thought to be an important factor in both mental and physical well-being. Numerous studies have documented how...

Study says your Instagram feed can reveal if you’re depressed

If you've ever paused to reflect on the moody, filtered shots of a friend's Instagram feed and wondered if you should reach out, a...

Large DNA study using 23andMe data finds 15 sites linked to depression

Scientists announced on Monday that they had pinpointed 15 locations in our DNA that are associated with depression, one of the most common mental...

Today

NASCAR Cup playoff at Texas still on hold because of rain

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The resumption of NASCAR's Cup playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway was still on hold Monday because...

Kershaw, Dodgers beat Rays for 3-2 lead in World Series

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — As much as Clayton Kershaw has dominated hitters throughout...

Big 12 sets kickoff time for TCU game with Tech

The Big 12 Conference announced that TCU's Nov. 7 home football game versus Texas Tech will have a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and...

How retailers are reinventing Black Friday during COVID-19

KIRBY ADAMS, Louisville Courier Journal undefinedLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Will COVID-19 finally be the thing that makes Black Friday a thing of...