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Are Gay Men Being Denied Insurance Because Of Medication?California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says companies may be denying coverage because they take Truvada to protect themselves against HIV.
CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
Woman Had 14 Worms Pulled From Eye After Rare InfectionIt's a type of eye worm seen in cattle in the northern United States and southern Canada, but never before in humans.
Sneaky New Device Leading To More Teens Vaping At SchoolIn videos all over social media, more teenagers are using a new vaping device at school.
Flu Still On The Rise, Hospitalizations High, CDC SaysFlu-related hospitalizations rose to about 60 people out of every 100,000 in the fifth week of 2018.
Pediatrician: 'Flu Just Spread Like Wildfire'From coast to coast, pediatricians in the United States say this year's flu season ranks among the toughest they've seen.
As Many As 1 In 20 US Kids Harmed By Alcohol In The Womb, Study SaysUp to one in 20 American kids falls somewhere on the spectrum of disorders caused by maternal drinking, according to the study's more conservative estimate.
CDC: 16 More Children Dead From Flu, Peak Still To ComeAccording to the report, influenza activity is now widespread in 48 states and Puerto Rico, down from 49 states during the previous two weeks.
9-Month-Old Twins Diagnosed With Eye TumorsThe twins were born prematurely at 34 weeks. Because of that, physical therapy became part of their routine, and it was there, where doctors picked up on something odd.
Mom Dies From Flu After Hospital Sends Her HomeThat Monday -- just two days after feeling fine -- she was so sick that she went to the emergency room. Doctors diagnosed her with the flu and sent her home.
Teen With Terminal Cancer Marries High School Sweetheart Days After DiagnosisDoctors are expecting he has weeks to a month to live. But Sunday wasn’t about counting the minutes.
Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett And Jamie Dimon Want To Fix Health CareAmazon is partnering with Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank, to get into the health insurance business.

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