News tagged with health bill
(AP)—The White House is threatening to veto a Republican bill that would shore up one part of President Barack Obama's health care law by siphoning funds from another part.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More and more newborn babies are dying annually despite greater knowledge about what kills them, and cheap and simple measures to save them, a global conference in Johannesburg heard Monday.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new strategy for ending polio worldwide aims to boost security for violence-plagued vaccine workers and halt polio outbreaks by the end of next year, global health authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Life expectancy in the UK has improved over the last 20 years, but levels of ill health have not and the UK is now below average compared with 18 other countries on many important indicators.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Maryland's health secretary is expressing support for a measure to allow medical marijuana in the state.
Medications Mar 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Osteoporosis experts have urged the public to ensure they get adequate calcium, weight-bearing exercise and vitamin D to prevent bone problems, warning that children who swap milk drinks for soft drink may ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Her coarse hands gripping a blue plastic ventilator she pumped by hand for years to keep her injured son alive, Wang Lanqin sits by her child's bed.
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The UN chief on Friday named a US health expert as special advisor in fighting Haiti's cholera epidemic, which has claimed more than 7,750 lives and is widely blamed on UN peacekeepers.
Health Dec 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Philippines has moved closer to raising tobacco and alcohol taxes, the government said Wednesday after the Senate passed a bill aimed at weaning millions of smokers off the habit.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Taxpayers will be spending over $700m annually to treat Australia's most common skin cancers by the year 2015, with over-65s making up the bulk of patients, a new study has found.
Cancer Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Polio cases worldwide reached historic lows in 2012, and for the first time there were no new outbreaks beyond countries already harboring the disease, leaving researchers confident that a massive and re-energized international ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A huge vaccination campaign to protect 50 million people against meningitis has been launched in seven African countries aiming to stamp out the deadly virus, health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of uninsured individuals is estimated to increase in every state and to 72 million nationwide—with children and low- and middle-income Americans particularly hard hit—under Governor Mitt Romney's plan to repeal ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Leading AIDS charity amfAR honored Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates on the eve of the International AIDS Conference, for his part in funding an ongoing struggle against the disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Twenty percent of U.S. women (18.7 million) ages 19-64 were uninsured in 2010, up from 15 percent (12.8 million) in 2000, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report on women's health care. An additional 16.7 million women ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0