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The Note: As Robert Mueller's probe continues, increased scrutiny of his efforts
The TAKE with Rick Klein This is what political warfare looks like. President Donald Trump is getting loads of help from his party apparatus on at least one front. White House allies are building a case against Robert Mueller 's investigation as quickly as Mueller himself does his work – or so it
A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed
Health leaders say they are alarmed about reports that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words in official budget documents, including "fetus," and "transgender."
HHS disputes report that it has banned CDC from using words like 'diversity' and 'fetus'
Trump administration officials in the Department of Health and Human Services said a report that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading U.S. public health agency, is being barred from using certain words, including "diversity," " transgender " and "fetus," is a “complete
Just ahead of holidays, flu cases are spreading across US
Health officials say the flu is spreading across the nation, with a dozen states now reporting widespread flu activity this holiday season.
Hospitals offer 'gentle' C-sections with options like aromatherapy and a see-through drape
When Tara Martinez gave birth to her second child, she was able to watch the birth and have immediate skin-to-skin contact with her son, even though she had a cesarean section. “You're carrying this baby for nine months and the first thing you want to be able to do with this baby is hold them and
More than 200 people sickened onboard Ovation of Seas cruise
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month. Symptoms were reported by 209 guests among the 5,796 people aboard Ovation of the Seas ship, according to Royal Caribbean International
Families blame state in veterans home Legionnaires' outbreak
Eleven families are suing the state of Illinois for negligence saying multiple deaths caused by a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a veterans' home were preventable
Can digital assistants answer questions about sex?
Digital assistants are making life more hands-free -- and, possibly, easier. But can you be hands-off when it comes to talking about “the birds and the bees”? In the famously cheeky Christmas issue of the BMJ, four researchers in New Zealand put Siri and Google Assistant to the test, comparing the
Don't eat the raw dough from your Christmas cookies, FDA warns
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new warning against consuming raw cookie dough as Christmas cookie season gets underway. While the potential risks of consuming raw eggs have are widely known, the FDA's new warning highlights the potential risks of consuming flour raw. "Flour is
Q&A: How is the US opioid crisis affecting children?
A historic and deadly wave of opioid addiction is flooding children into the U.S. foster care system