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(AP)—Left-wing lawmakers in Germany are threatening to oppose government efforts to keep male infant circumcision legal.
Health Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women's health advocates set out their plan Monday to put a copy of "Our Bodies, Ourselves" in the office of every lawmaker on Capitol Hill, 41 years after the guide to the female body was published.
Health Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A drive that would put more condoms in South Africa's classrooms has critics warning it will only stimulate sexual activity, a charge the country's health minister tells AFP is unfounded.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Uruguay's Senate legalized first-trimester abortions for all women Wednesday in a groundbreaking measure that came with so many strings attached it left neither side in the bitter debate completely ...
Health Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A new report says the U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year—roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar.
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to a study in the Sept. issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, overall non-invasive diagnostic imaging (NDI) costs to Medicare Part B dropped 21 percent from 2006 to 2010. The study reveals that m ...
Health Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US lawmakers voted Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, a contentious election-year move by Republicans aimed at striking down one of Obama's key achievements.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scotland on Thursday became the first part of Britain to introduce a minimum price for alcohol in an attempt to change its unhealthy relationship with booze.
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
France vowed on Tuesday to investigate failures to detect faults with the French-made breast implants at the centre of a global health scare, as a senior lawmaker urged a full parliamentary probe.
Other Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Just as Medicaid prepares for a vast expansion under the federal health care overhaul, the 47-year-old entitlement program for the poor is under increasing pressure as deficit-burdened states chip away at benefits ...
Health Dec 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More than 1,600 people who filed lawsuits claiming that their health was ruined by dust and smoke from the collapsed World Trade Center must decide by Jan. 2 whether to keep fighting in court, or ...
Health Dec 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot point-blank in the head during a January meeting with voters, has spoken out in her first interview since the attack, discussing her remarkable recovery.
Other Nov 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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