NBC News This Blame Game Is Driving Up Health Insurance Costs 2017-05-29T09:20:00.000000000+00:00 The health care debate in Congress is already hurting insurance customers. Sugar Feeds Some Kinds of Lung Cancer Cells 2017-05-26T18:42:20.000000000+00:00 Can cutting sugar reduce your risk of some kinds of lung cancer? Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Up 55 Percent 2017-05-26T11:39:57.000000000+00:00 Deaths from Alzheimer's disease rose by 55 percent over the last 18 years, and the CDC is worried about caregivers. Gene Study Shows Zika's Stealthy Spread 2017-05-26T11:38:44.000000000+00:00 The Zika virus was spreading in Brazil for as long as a year before anyone noticed, and for weeks and months in places such as Miami, studies show. What the GOP Bill Would Do to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits' 2017-05-26T11:36:37.000000000+00:00 Maternity care. Mental health. Dentist visits for kids. States trying to save money health insurance are likely to ask to cut these and other services if the latest version of the GOP's health reform bill passes, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. Some Hospitals Will Now Offer Patients Interest-Free Loans 2017-05-26T08:16:01.000000000+00:00 Around 77 percent of Americans cannot afford an unexpected medical bill of $2,000 or more. Two Staffers at Pennsylvania Rehab 'Lodge' Die of Drug Overdoses 2017-05-25T18:13:00.000000000+00:00 Two staffers at an unlicensed Pennsylvania recovery home for drug addicts trying to kick their habits died on the same night from the same thing — overdoses from a lethal mix of heroin and fentanyl. Health Care Bill Impact on Premiums, Uninsured, Pre-Existing Conditions 2017-05-25T13:18:00.000000000+00:00 The GOP bill would insure 23 million fewer people than current law after a decade while potentially affecting many with pre-existing conditions, the CBO says. Vermonters Turn Their Backs on Vaccine 'Debate' 2017-05-25T12:14:13.000000000+00:00 When petitions and arguments failed to stop a meeting of vaccine skeptics, residents avoided confrontation. Instead, they held a bake sale. Girl Pulled Into Water by Sea Lion Treated for 'Seal Finger' 2017-05-25T12:01:00.000000000+00:00 The little Canadian girl who was dragged into the water by a sea lion over the weekend is being treated for a related infection, the Vancouver Aquarium said on Wednesday.