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How fugitive lawyer's scheme shut down disability benefits for nearly 1,600 clients
Robert Martin, a father of two from Eastern Kentucky, said he once earned around $70,000 as a truck driver. But today, he said he struggles to make ends meet after filing for bankruptcy because of the fallout from a sprawling and complex legal case involving his former disabilities lawyer, Eric
How smartphone apps can be used to track your health
ABC News' Kayna Whitworth reports on new apps that can be used to help people manage and collect information about chronic illnesses.
Teacher honored for tutoring 2nd-grade student as each battled cancer
A Massachusetts teacher was honored this month for going above and beyond by tutoring a second-grade student with cancer as she herself also battled the disease. Sharon Gallo-Dunn, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, was diagnosed with colon cancer nearly two years ago. Gallo-Dunn, who has taught
#IamaPreexistingCondition trends on Twitter after Houses passes health care bill
Twitter users concerned about the bill passed the House to repeal and replace Obamacare are sharing their personal health stories on Twitter under the hashtag #IamaPreexistingCondition. The hashtag started to trend hours after Republicans in the House narrowly pushed through the American Health
US cancer deaths are decreasing, study finds
More people are surviving the most common forms of cancer as cancer deaths continue to trend downward for both men and women in the U.S., according to a new study published today by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. From 2010 to 2014, overall cancer deaths in men decreased by 1.8
Can birth control pills protect women from cancer?
Dr. Jen Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a study on the connection between contraceptives and protecting women from certain types of cancer.
Colorectal cancer rates up sharply in younger adults
The alarming health headline tonight the American Cancer Society revealing one type of cancer Sorin for millenniums. The study showed people born in 1990 and later at double the risk of colorectal cancer. Compared to their parents save me researchers say the respect young were adults with
Colorectal cancer rates increasing sharply among younger adults, study finds
Colorectal cancer rates have been rising sharply in younger adults even as the rate for the population as a whole has dropped, according to a study published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While rates of colon cancer dropped for people 55 and older from the mid-1980's to
Politics takes center stage at the Oscars
Host Jimmy Kimmel tweeted at President Trump, and the Iranian director of "The Salesman," Asghar Farhadi, had an acceptance speech read in his absence in protest of Trump's executive order on immigration.