By Reuters | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:15
After a Reuters investigation found antibiotic use is widespread in poultry farms, two U.S. lawmakers are calling for action.
By Reuters | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:12
The Obama administration said 115,000 people could lose their health insurance under Obamacare after Sept. 30, because of unresolved data problems involving their citizenship or immigration status.
By Reuters | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:09
President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday that the U.S. will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up response.
By Reuters | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:55
Public Advocate Letitia James recommended that the city set up its own team of inspectors to complement a state-led force of 27 who are responsible for an estimated 5,000 salons in New York.
By Ben Wolford | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 09:18
A Staten Island mother and her twins died after doctors chose not to perform a C-section. Now the family says it's going to sue the hospital.
By Shweta Iyer | Sun, 09/14/2014 - 19:00
Should patients with mild hypertension be given blood pressure-lowering drugs? Researchers are concerned they're unnecessarily taking these drugs.
By Samantha Olson | Sun, 09/14/2014 - 09:58
A Missouri lawmaker renews his case to personalize health care coverage in order to deny birth control access to his daughters.
By Reuters | Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:56
Bayer claimed Phillips Colon Health can "defend against" occasional constipation, diarrhea and other problems, but did not have reliable scientific evidence to support those claims.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:47
Welfare recipients in Colorado and Washington can currently use EBT cards to purchase cannabis products from marijuana dispensaries, but for how long?
By Chris Weller | Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:22
Tens of thousands of people may have consumed tainted rice over the last several years, claims a new lawsuit.
By Reuters | Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:30
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says newly passed abortion law shows a "callous disregard for women who find themselves in horrific circumstances."
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:57
The NIH has promised $7.9 million in funding for 12 new projects aimed at better understanding autism and making sure treatment is available to a wider range of ASD individuals.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 09/09/2014 - 14:19
At 407 pounds, three airlines found Vilma Soltesz too fat to fly, but according to the court, this assumption was ill made.
By Reuters | Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:13
The Dept. of Homeland Security now has expired stockpiles of medications, respirators, and bottles of hand sanitizers due to a failure to assess its supplies.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/08/2014 - 16:00
A new study finds most nursing home residents with advanced dementia receive medications with questionable benefit — at substantial cost.