Two years after Texas adopted sweeping abortion restrictions despite Wendy Davis' star-making filibuster, Republicans are pushing a smaller encore of additional limits for new Gov. Greg Abbott to sign within the next month.
Conservatives hated that it's expected to swell federal deficits over the coming decade. Liberals complained that it shortchanged health programs for children and women.
US House Republicans took the increasingly routine step Tuesday of voting to repeal "Obamacare," a seemingly doomed effort that President Barack Obama ridiculed as making "absolutely no sense."
US President Barack Obama has ridiculed Republicans who are voting to strike down "Obamacare" Tuesday, saying their seemingly doomed effort "makes absolutely no sense."
A new study suggests that confidence in government may play a key role in the public's willingness to get at least some vaccines.
(HealthDay)—Liberals are in luck when it comes to longevity, new research contends.
A large majority of Americans support labeling of genetically modified foods, whether they care about eating them or not.
The White House issued its second veto threat since Republicans took full control of Congress, saying Wednesday that President Barack Obama would block legislation to increase his health care law's definition ...
The Republican chairmen of House panels that oversee the Pentagon signed off Thursday on an additional $700 million to pay for the military mission to help fight Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak.
Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives under President Barack Obama's health care ...
The US Senate on Thursday confirmed White House budget director Sylvia Burwell to be the next health secretary, tasking her with overseeing President Barack Obama's controversial health care law.
The percentage of physicians making campaign contributions in federal elections increased to 9.4 percent in 2012 from 2.6 percent in 1991, and during that time physician contributors shifted away from Republicans toward Democrats, ...
The U.S. House of Representatives voted early Friday in favor of blocking the federal government from interfering with states that permit the use of medical marijuana.
Michelle Obama lashed out in a newspaper opinion piece Thursday against Republican plans to roll back recently improved nutrition standards in American schools, one of her cherished causes as US first lady.
President Barack Obama celebrated when sign-ups for his health care law topped 8 million, far exceeding expectations after a slipshod launch. Most Americans, however, remain unimpressed.