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Jon Stewart Lobbies Congress to Extend 9/11 Healthcare Program

Sep 17
Comedian Jon Stewart traveled to Capitol Hill to lobby Congress for an extension on healthcare benefits for 70,000 emergency workers involved in the 9/11 cleanup.

FCA Recalling 27,520 Dodge Darts for Safety Issue

Sep 17
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 27,520 Dodge Darts worldwide because the small cars' transmissions can unexpectedly shift into neutral.

Doctor Examines Race and Medicine in New Book

Sep 11
Blacks make up more than 13 percent of the U.S. population, but only 4 percent of the nation's doctors. Dr. Damon Tweedy's new book, "Black Man in a White Coat," looks at how that gap harms black patients.

Judge Clears Way for House Lawsuit Challenging Health Law

Sep 10
A federal judge cleared the way for a legal challenge by congressional Republicans to President Obama's health care law to proceed.

Study Shows Spike in Illnesses When Sleep Suffers

Sep 2
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold.

US Home Sales Soar in July to Fastest Pace Since Early 2007

By Josh Boak | Aug 22
Americans stepped up their home-buying for a third straight month in July, as sales accelerated to the strongest pace in eight years.

How Your Eyes Can Reveal Potential Health Problems

Aug 10
Some 61 million adults in this country are at risk for vision loss, but only half saw an eye doctor in the last year.

Average US Vehicle Age Hits Record 11.5 Years

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 10
The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new car sales during the recession.

IBM Makes $1B Buy to Boost Watson's Health Care Capabilities

Aug 8
IBM says it will pay $1 billion to acquire medical imaging and software company Merge Healthcare, part of an effort to boost the health care capabilities of Watson, its cognitive computing system.

Tax Filing Problems Could Jeopardize Health Law Aid for 1.8M

By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 7
About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsidies next year.

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