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Will Senate's healthcare failure open the door to bipartisanship?

The Republican Party's efforts to overturn the Affordable Care Act came to a crashing halt recently when two key Senators refused to back the repeal-and-replace plan. But in Washington, D.C., the GOP's efforts to end Obamacare continue....

source: By Seth Sandronsky
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There's good and bad news from a new study on the noise blasted in American teenagers' ears -- more kids are listening to music via earphones than ever before, but rates of hearing loss have not increased. The researchers noted that the number of teens listening to loud...

source: HealthDay News

Children with permanent hearing loss may develop better language skills if they get hearing aids or cochlear implants while they're still babies, an Australian study suggests. For the study, researchers examined data on language abilities...

source: Reuters

Dealing with two major issues in Florida’s healthcare system, federal officials recently approved a five-year extension of a statewide Medicaid managed care program and finalized a $1.5 billion pot of funding to...

source: Miami Herald

A large, long-term study suggests that middle aged Americans who have vascular health risk factors, including diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking, have a greater chance of suffering from dementia later in life. The study was published in JAMA Neurology.

source: National Institutes of Health

New research advances the understanding of how people with autism see the world differently than others. Researchers found that adults with autism may overestimate the volatility of the world around them. The University College London study is published in Nature Neuroscience.

source: Psych Central

A new study suggests that key features of autism reflect an imbalance in signaling from excitatory and inhibitory neurons in a portion of the forebrain, and that reversing the imbalance could alleviate some of its hallmark symptoms. The study is published in Science Translational...

source: Medical News Today


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