By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The federal government has signed a $200 million deal with GlaxoSmithKline to develop powerful antibiotics that can combat bioterrorism and overcome resistance issues that have made some prescriptions worthless in recent years.
Alabama medical experts are puzzled by a respiratory illness that sent seven to the hospital and ultimately killed two.
A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre attack last year in Miami says he doesn't want any more reconstructive surgery.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: Thank you for a most informative column. However, the more I read and the more I ask the question, I become more confused. So does my wife, in the matter of our health insurance cost after the age of 65.
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.
Nurses treating Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say their natural inclination toward compassion makes it difficult to see the 19-year-old as a possible terrorist. And they have to make concerted effort — and buddy-system pacts — to keep from referring to him with terms of endearment such as "hon."
President Obama told graduates of Morehouse College on Sunday to take the power of their example — as black men graduating from college — and use it to improve people's lives.
Virginia's conservative attorney general has won the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination by acclamation.
As her fellow House Republicans took another symbolic vote Friday to repeal President Obama’s health care law, Rep. Diane Black, Tennessee Republican, filed a bill that prohibits the Internal Revenue Service from targeting political groups with any data obtained by carrying out the overhaul.
Up to 20 percent of America's youth are mentally ill, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds in a new report that looked at the health of adolescents.
An Army sergeant who worked at a combat stress clinic in Iraq but went on a rampage and killed five colleagues in 2009 was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
A healthcare provider has sued the Internal Revenue Service and 15 of its agents, charging they wrongfully seized 60 million medical records from 10 million Americans.
Psychiatry has always been the troubled child at the table of medical specialists. Psychiatric labels are based on deviations of "normal," which change with trends in moral and intellectual attitudes. Sometimes politics redefine abnormal into the new normal.
An estimated 3,000 doctors have signed a petition of protest against the psychiatric industry's latest bible for diagnosis and treatment, the DSM-5, charging its contents could lead patients to be prescribed unnecessary medications.
The Senate on Wednesday approved President Obama's pick to lead the nation's Medicare agency, sending it a permanent leader for the first time in several years as the nation inches closer to sweeping health care reforms. Marilyn B. Tavenner enjoyed bipartisan support at the committee level before the full chamber voted, 91-7, to confirm her as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).