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Britney Spears Says Stage Persona is 'Healthy' Way to Combat Shyness
Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain
Singing the Blues: Study of Pop Music Finds Rise in Sadness

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Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

Britney Spears Says Stage Persona is 'Healthy' Way to Combat Shyness

By Tom Murphy |
As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help to patients.

Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

Many Cancer Patients Juggle Care Along with Financial Pain

By Tom Murphy | May 22
As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help to patients.

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

Trump Wades Deeper Into Abortion Politics as Midterms Loom

By Jill Colvin | May 22
In the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump, the thrice-married ex-Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood.

Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

Silly Looks in Yoga Classes Targeting the Face

May 21
Yoga has been said to help the mind and body, but some say it also can help the face. New yoga classes target the face with silly expressions.

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

By Saleh Mwanamilongo | May 21
Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residensats, Congo's health minister announced.

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

By Marilynn Marchione | May 21
Lung cancer screening has proved to be stunningly unpopular. Five years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report.

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Watch: Bill Gates Says Trump Asked Him the Difference Between HIV and HPV...Twice

Watch: Bill Gates Says Trump Asked Him the Difference Between HIV and HPV...Twice

May 18
During a recent "Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation" meeting, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said that President Donald Trump asked him twice the difference between HIV and HVP during their March 2017 meetings.


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Singing the Blues: Study of Pop Music Finds Rise in Sadness

Singing the Blues: Study of Pop Music Finds Rise in Sadness

A study of hundreds of thousands of popular songs over the past three decades has found a downward sonic trend in happiness and an increase in sadness, as the chirpy band Wham! gave way to the moody Sam Smith.