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(AP)—The government has filed a last-second appeal that will delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill to help prevent unwanted pregnancies. But fighting that battle in court, after a ...
Health Apr 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the federal government will pay 100 percent of the costs of certain newly eligible adult Medicaid beneficiaries under the Affordable ...
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—About 71 million Americans with private health insurance plans received at least one free preventive health service—such as a mammogram or flu shot—in 2011 and 2012 because of the Affordable ...
Health Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In a final rule, which will make purchasing health coverage easier for consumers, mental health and substance use benefits will be expanded to 62 million Americans, according to a report published ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The Obama administration is giving states additional time to set up so-called health insurance exchanges, a key element of the 2010 health reform law designed to bring coverage to an estimated ...
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Half of the states in the nation have rebuffed a key provision of the Obama administration's health reform law: the creation of state-based health insurance exchanges, according to data compiled ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Native American military veterans will be able to access health care closer to home thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US states will be given additional time to decide whether to put in place a key aspect of President Barack Obama's health care reform program, the administration's top health policy official said Thursday.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An experiment gone horribly awry: US researchers helped to infect Guatemalans with syphilis to study disease
In the late 1940s, U.S. researchers used Guatemalan prisoners, mental patients, and soldiers as laboratory animals, infecting them with syphilis without their knowledge in order to test new treatments for ...
Other Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A federal strike force has charged 91 people, including doctors and nurses, in seven cities with Medicare fraud schemes involving $429 million in false billings.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Computerized medical records were supposed to cut costs. Now the Obama administration is warning hospitals that might be tempted to use the technology for gaming the system.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Obama administration is asking a presidential commission to help decide an ethical quandary: Should the anthrax vaccine and other treatments being stockpiled in case of a bioterror attack be tested in children?
Other May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The clock is ticking: The first National Alzheimer's Plan sets a deadline of 2025 to finally find effective ways to treat, or at least stall, the mind-destroying disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The U.S. government is giving the go-ahead for publication of two controversial studies into the H5N1 avian (bird) flu virus, a top federal health official announced Friday.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |