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​What Medicaid cuts may mean to breast cancer patients

27 Jun

As the Senate takes aim at replacing Obamacare, a new study says Medicaid cuts could boost the number of women diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer. The study looked at what happened after a budget crunch caused Tennessee to cut nearly 170,000 people from its Medicaid rolls in 2005. Within the next few years, the researchers […]

Pence to join Senate Republican leaders in healthcare push

27 Jun

WASHINGTON Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate pushed on Tuesday to gather enough support to pass a healthcare bill, but got little help from a report saying the measure would cause 22 million Americans to lose medical insurance over the next decade. Vice President Mike Pence was expected to join Senate Republicans for a policy […]

Congress this week: Health care, Russian meddling, immigration

27 Jun

This week, Senate Republicans leaders are struggling to win over enough members of their own conference for their proposed health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare — even as they move toward a floor vote in just a few days. A cost estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) might have further hurt […]

Republican leaders work to buoy Senate healthcare bill

27 Jun

WASHINGTON Republican leaders are in a frenzied push to shore up support for a healthcare bill in the U.S. Senate after a non-partisan congressional office said on Monday it would cause 22 million Americans to lose insurance over the next decade. Vice President Mike Pence is expected to travel to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to […]

Poor FDA regulation causes adverse health effects for consumers

27 Jun

June 26, 2017, 9:09 PM| Adverse effects from cosmetic products have doubled in recent years. Dr. Arielle Nagler joins CBSN to discuss what’s behind the recent spike.

Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance

27 Jun

WASHINGTON Twenty-two million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the U.S. Senate Republican healthcare bill, a nonpartisan congressional office said on Monday, complicating the path forward for the already-fraught legislation. After the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score, Senator Susan Collins, a moderate Republican, said she could not support moving forward on the […]

Senate Republican healthcare bill would cause 22 million to lose insurance

26 Jun

WASHINGTON Twenty-two million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the healthcare bill drafted by U.S. Senate Republicans, a nonpartisan office said on Monday, an assessment that will likely make it more difficult for the already-fraught legislation to win support for speedy passage. The Congressional Budget Office’s assessment complicates the task ahead for […]

Verdict form raises questions about case of pharma exec tied to deadly outbreak

26 Jun

The man behind what may be the largest pharmaceutical disaster in U.S. history will be sentenced Monday in court. Barry Cadden’s New England Compounding Center produced tainted steroids that killed 64 people and made hundreds more sick. Cadden faces up to 35 years in prison for dozens of counts of racketeering and fraud, reports CBS […]

U.S. Senate Republicans to issue revised healthcare bill: Senate aide

26 Jun

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans are expected to issue a revised version of their healthcare bill on Monday, according to a Republican Senate aide, as the chamber’s leaders scurried to win support and get the bill passed by a July 4 holiday recess that starts on Friday. The aide who is familiar with the plan did […]

Senate GOP health care bill: Whip count so far

26 Jun

The Senate is days away from voting on a Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, but leadership has, for the time being, fallen short so far of securing the 50 votes necessary to pass the measure. Republicans actually need 51 votes to pass the legislation, but one of them can be Vice President Mike […]