Republicans plan healthcare vote, Obama and TV host denounce billPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of
Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study saysPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health.
Nine in 10 GPs rated good or outstandingPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
Inspectors praise innovation by GPs as they outperform hospitals, mental health and social care in ratings.
Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first timePosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts.
Benefits of gastric bypass persist for 12 yearsPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
(Reuters Health) - Twelve years after gastric-bypass weight-loss surgery, the benefits persist in most patients, leading to long-term weight loss, less diabetes, lower
California Hep A outbreak could prove costly to local healthcare providersPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
An outbreak of Hepatitis A within the homeless populations in several California counties could mean higher healthcare utilization and costs for area providers.
Court ruling not needed to withdraw care, judge saysPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
Court consent will not be needed to remove nutrition from patients in a permanent vegetative state.
Hospital stocks advance even as ACA repeal vote loomsPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
Three of the nation's largest hospital chains—HCA, LifePoint Health and Universal Health Services—had each posted 1% gains in share prices Wednesday afternoon.
Attorney General Sessions says marijuana still illegalPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
(Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and
Just one e-cigarette might raise adrenaline in the heartPosted on Wednesday September 20, 2017
(Reuters Health) - Smoking just one e-cigarette might expose users to enough nicotine to trigger an adrenaline surge in the heart that can contribute to high blood