The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly. But a co-sponsor said he was told by the CDC that it was worried how...
Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 05:05 PM PST
GOP Obamacare Replacement Plan Would Grant States More Power
Republican senators introduced a partial replacement to the Affordable Care Act on Monday that would let states keep some aspects of the Obamacare law while eliminating the mandate requiring citizens to carry...
Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 09:31 AM PST
WHO on 'High-Alert' Over New Outbreaks of Bird Flu
The World Health Organization is urging all countries to monitor avian influenza and to report any human cases that could indicate the beginning of a flu pandemic, Reuters reported. About 40 countries have...
Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $12 million to settle Justice Department allegations of lax pharmacy controls over a four-year period. The Issaquah, Washington-based company acknowledges in...
Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 02:53 PM PST
Judge Blocks Texas From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood
The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers.
Most human papillomavir...
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:39 AM PST
Mom, Toddler Daughter Fight Cancer at the Same Time
Heather Wilson received some bad news just five days before Christmas.
The 31-year-old mother of three, who was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor six months earlier, learned that her 14-month-old...
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 05:50 AM PST
Caffeine May Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease: Study
About 18 million people would lose or drop their health insurance in the first year after Obamacare is repealed, the Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday.
The nonpartisan federal agency also found that...