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California becomes the first in the U.S. to expand health coverage to undocumented residents

The plan will provide Medicaid coverage to approximately 90,000 undocumented residents between ages 19 and 25.

Research successfully transplant lab-grown lungs in pigs

Eventually, bioengineered lungs could replace donor ones altogether. And that could make the transplant waiting list a thing of the past.

Maine voters approve expanding Medicaid under Obamacare

The vote makes Maine the 32nd state to agree to expand Medicaid to thousands of low-income adults who qualify for coverage.

Bernie Sanders to introduce single-payer bill with major support in Senate

The Medicare for All Act is backed by a third of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Humans begin implementing dental procedures for the first time, perhaps in modern-day Italy

The earliest evidence of dental caries intervention on a Late Upper Palaeolithic modern human specimen (Villabruna) is from a burial in Northern Italy.