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Trump Declares Opioid Crisis National Emergency

President Donald Trump threw the weight of the White House behind the fight against the opioid crisis Thursday and declared it a national emergency.

9 questions to ask your dentist before your kids go under sedation

Araceli Avila never dreamed that her daughter's life might be at risk during a visit to the dentist. But on June 12, Daleyza Hernandez Avila, 3, died during a dental procedure. The dentist sedated Daleyza to keep the toddler from wriggling while she was getting crowns and having a tooth pulled. The little girl never woke up.

Becoming a millennial mother: 3 tips for labor and delivery

Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Giving birth today is not the same as when your mother gave birth. You have new options and different choices to make. You will recover faster than even before, and your participation will be requested. Ready? Let’s talk about three tips that will help you to power through the labor and delivery process

American Health Care Act Passes House

This afternoon, the United States House of Representatives voted to pass an amended H.R. 1620, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which proposes to significantly alter the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The 217 to 213 vote was largely along party lines, with twenty Republicans voting “no”. This action represents one step in a multiple step process. The bill will now be forwarded to the United States Senate, where it is expected to be substantially changed.

Changes to Pediatric Dental Anesthesia May Hit Roadblock

The death of an Albany boy after a visit to the dentist has inspired a call for sweeping changes to state law that could move forward next week. But there's a battle. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura explains how kids dentist appointments could change -- and why some are against it.