Medical News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. It's not the uninsured, but rather the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people already covered...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats. This one is in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. Democrats are calling it "underinsurance" — the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people...
BERLIN (AP) — A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday. Annegret Raunigk, gave birth to a girl — Neeta — and three boys — Dries, Bence...
BERLIN (AP) — German media report that a 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets. Television station RTL says the three boys and a girl were born by cesarean section at a Berlin hospital Tuesday. RTL said in a statement that the four newborns stood a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans would get specialized medical care from private doctors more easily under a bill the Senate approved Friday. The measure relaxes a rule that makes getting specialized care from local doctors difficult for some veterans, especially those in rural areas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill further expanding a law giving veterans easier access to federally paid medical care from private doctors. The bill relaxes a rule that makes getting specialized care from local doctors difficult for some veterans in rural areas...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, is the latest company to ask its suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Here's a rundown of what's driving the decision: Q: Why do farmers use antibiotics in raising animals in the first place? A: Farmers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were formulated to increase addiction, but not that they lied about the dangers of smoking. The ruling Friday from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the...