At a time of deep austerityacross Europe, France has managed to spend one billion euros ($1.4 billion) less than expected on health insurance last year, the government said Tuesday.
Canada's highest court said Thursday it will hear an appeal in a case that could grant terminally ill people the right to assisted suicide.
Liechtenstein will close its only maternity ward, where some 200 babies are born each year, after all the gynaecologists working there quit at the same time, the government said Wednesday.
Government policies that allow both parents to take time off after a child is born provide positive benefits for the physical and mental health of women, according to a literature review that looked at the influence of public ...
The federal government has sent letters to states and other stakeholders across the country calling on them to encourage compounding pharmacies to register as a producer of sterile drugs in an effort to protect the public.
Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills.
The Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in New York City prompted large increases in government funding to help communities respond and recover after man-made and natural disasters. But, this funding has fallen considerably since the ...
China has reported its first death from the H7N9 bird flu virus in 2014 after a significant drop-off in fatalities following an outbreak last year.
Poland's government on Tuesday unveiled a plan to fight driving under the influence, after a drunk driver killed six pedestrians on New Year's Day.
President Barack Obama's health care law has divided the nation, but government experts are saying his first term produced historically low growth in health costs.
The so-called "young invincibles," are so important to the success of the Affordable Care Act that supporters and detractors are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements.
More than 2 million people have signed up for private health insurance through President Barack Obama's signature reform after a botched rollout, the US government said Tuesday.
A December surge propelled health care sign-ups through the U.S. government's rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new vigor for the problem-plagued ...
(HealthDay)—As 2013 nears to a close, the year's top health news story—the fumbled debut of the Affordable Care Act, often dubbed Obamacare—continues to grab headlines.
Tattoo artists in France, who were up in arms about a government ban on certain dyes, say the health ministry has reassured them they will be able to keep using coloured ink, attributing the uproar to a misunderstanding of ...