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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House GOP health care bill (all times EDT): 4:50 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is defending the GOP health care bill as budget analysts project that 14 million people would lose coverage next year and 24 million in the next decade. Ryan is...
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's government says malaria has killed more than 700 people across the country so far this year. The Ministry of Health told reporters Monday that the country is facing a malaria epidemic. Health Minister Dr. Josiane Nijimbere said the death toll...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushing a plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law are bracing for a Congressional Budget Office analysis widely expected to conclude that fewer Americans will have health coverage under the proposal, despite President Donald Trump's promise...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — This year is shaping up to be another big Lyme disease season in Vermont. For the past decade, tick-borne Lyme disease has been on the rise in New England. When the Vermont Health Department started tracking the disease in 1990, they found only 14 cases in...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Researchers are saying this year is shaping up to be another big Lyme disease season in Vermont. Lyme disease has been on the rise since Vermont started tracking it in 1990. That year, the state only found 14 cases. In 2015, there were almost 500 cases of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican leaders say drastic action is needed because the Obama-era health care overhaul is a disaster, with soaring premiums and insurers bailing out. It's true that major parts of the 2010 law are clearly troubled, but others are...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes make their way to the U.S. Parents are beginning...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Cardboard boxes linked to a European idea to help babies sleep safely have made their way to the U.S. with New Jersey and Ohio being the first states to offer them to parents. Parents are beginning to take the so-called baby boxes home from hospitals along...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took former President Barack Obama and his Democrats more than a year to pass the Affordable Care Act, a slow and painstaking process that allowed plenty of time for a fierce backlash to ignite, undermining the law from the very start. Republicans are trying...