(AP)—A new report says states can receive more than $9 in federal money for every dollar they spend to cover low-income residents under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The debate over legalizing abortion in Ireland flared Wednesday after the government confirmed that a woman in the midst of a miscarriage was refused an abortion and died in an Irish hospital after ...
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A German court on Tuesday began hearing the country's first lawsuit over a health scandal surrounding French-made breast implants found to leak silicone into women's bodies.
Other Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Canada's top court on Thursday stripped Pfizer of its patent for Viagra, saying the pharmaceutical giant failed in the patent to identify the active compound in the drug.
Medications Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A Nevada state judge says he's got authority to order an abortion for a pregnant 32-year-old mentally disabled woman, even against the will of her Catholic adoptive parents.
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(AP)—The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a 400-pound (181-kilogram) condemned inmate who has argued he is so big it might collapse.
Other Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A labour appeals court in South Africa has validated a "medical certificate" written by a traditional healer, the Sunday Times reported.
Other Oct 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A federal appeals court in Washington is considering whether marijuana should be reclassified from its current status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Canada's Supreme Court on Friday decriminalized the non-disclosure of HIV status prior to sex where no realistic possibility of transmitting the potentially deadly virus exists.
HIV & AIDS Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—The Arkansas Supreme Court upheld a proposed ballot measure Thursday that, if successful, would make the state the first in the more conservative southern U.S. to legalize medical marijuana.
Medications Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Congressional budget analysts are now estimating that nearly 6 million Americans—most of them in the middle class—will have to pay a tax penalty for not getting health insurance once President Barack Obama's health ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration's controversial reform of health care, states are supposed to assist uninsured Americans in buying health coverage by setting up so-called ...
Health Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says some Idaho abortion laws are likely unconstitutional, including one barring medication-induced abortions. But the judges didn't pass judgment on Idaho's fetal pain law, saying ...
Other Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Indian generics giant Cipla says it has scored a "landmark" court win in a patent challenge launched by Switzerland's Roche Holding over the Mumbai firm's version of a lung-cancer drug.
Medications Sep 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2