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Latest Health_Medical_Pharma Items
A spate of headlines have criticized a New York doctor for purported efforts to "cure" lesbianism, but once hyperbole is removed, she is faulted more for not making sure pregnant patients are included in formal studies, so their children's health outcomes can be tracked.
Health officials moved all 150 residents out of a Baltimore nursing facility after operators failed to report a broken air conditioner in sweltering heat.
The White House found itself on the defensive over Obama's appointment of a key official to help implement his health care overhaul, facing a torrent of criticism from lawmakers who said the move short-circuits the legislative-oversight process.
The abortion debate is shifting. Americans are uncomfortable with abortion. They definitely do not want tax dollars paying for abortions. Most doctors aren't willing to participate.
A public-watchdog group is taking aim at the discounts that various drug companies offer physician health-care groups, saying they hurt both the market and the consumers of these medical products.
When the White House announced Dr. Donald Berwick as President Obama's choice to lead the $800 billion Medicare and Medicaid agency in April, officials hailed his long list of credentials. But Dr. Berwick hasn't seen a patient in years.
While more older Americans are getting tested for colon cancer, screening rates for breast cancer remain flat, according to a government report released Tuesday. U.S. health officials estimate that at least 10,000 lives could be saved each year if more people got checked.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided Tuesday to raise premiums.
More older Americans are getting tested for colon cancer, with nearly two out of three getting recommended screenings.