Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York governor extends shutdown to May 15

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday extended the state's shutdown order until May 15, citing data showing conditions were improving but insisting on the need to maintain vigilance.

Health

Health groups urge Congress not to allow AIDS fight to wane

A coalition of nearly 40 advocacy groups said Wednesday they're concerned about the Trump administration's commitment to the global fight against AIDS so they're urging senior members of Congress to make sure money for key ...

Health

Tax reform proposal has serious implications for older Americans

Earlier this week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) advised members of Congress that the U.S. House of Representative's tax reform bill (the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," or H.R. 1) would result in automatic cuts to key federal ...

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Portuguese doctors launch two-day strike

Portuguese doctors launched a 48-hour strike Wednesday to protest at working conditions and budget cuts, with only minimum healthcare being offered at public hospitals nationwide.

Health

Spain healthcare suffering 'devastating' cuts: NGO

Hospital budget cuts and new charges for medicine are blocking healthcare access to hundreds of thousands of people in Spain, including the seriously ill, a top health charity warned Tuesday.

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