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  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican (Associated Press)

    House vote pulls plug on medical-device tax

    House Republicans took another swipe at the financing for President Obama's health care law on Thursday, voting to repeal two more pieces of the landmark legislation — including a tax on medical-device makers that was intended to help pay for the act.


  • Gonorrhea growing resistant to drugs, WHO warns

    A sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.


  • Child CT scans could raise cancer risk slightly

    Children who get several CT scans have a slightly higher chance of brain cancer and leukemia in later life, though the risk is still small and probably outweighed by the need to get the test, researchers reported.


  • Dr. Jeremy Lazarus, a Denver psychiatrist taking over as the American Medical Association's president later this month, said not to expect chaos if the U.S. Supreme Court rejects all or part of President Obama's sweeping health care law. (Associated Press)

    New AMA chief: High court ruling won't throw health care into chaos

    Americans should not expect chaos if the U.S. Supreme Court rejects all or part of the sweeping health care law, the incoming president of the nation's largest physicians group said Wednesday.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sex-election abortion is inhumane

    Democrats embrace Planned Parenthood like it is an organizational savior of the right to celebrate promiscuity. They are so "pro-choice" that they won't even prohibit abortion as a means of sex selection (" 'High stakes' in the politics of abortion," Web, Sunday).


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama abhors freedom of choice

    Let me get this straight: The Obama administration is suing DemStore.com because the site is selling Obama campaign paraphernalia at cheaper prices than the official Obama campaign website ("Campaign files lawsuit to protect Obama brand," Web, Tuesday).


  • Illustration Medicare-less by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    BURGESS: Medicare-less

    When it comes to medical care, patients - not bureaucrats - know best what works best for them. While that sounds obvious to most Americans, in Washington, unfortunately, it's uncommon wisdom.


  • In China, 1 in 10 TB cases are drug-resistant

    One in 10 cases of tuberculosis in China cannot be treated by the most commonly-used drugs, driven by a lack of testing and misuse of medicine, according to a national survey that showed for the first time the size of the drug-resistant epidemic.


  • New AMA chief: No chaos with court's health ruling

    Americans should not expect chaos if the U.S. Supreme Court rejects all or part of the sweeping health care law, the incoming president of the nation's largest physicians group said Wednesday.


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