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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans' stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law. But what's next — more partisan conflict, or a pragmatic shift toward cooperation? Unless Republicans and Democrats in Congress can work together — and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans' stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law. But what's next — more partisan conflict, or a pragmatic shift toward cooperation? Unless Republicans and Democrats in Congress can work together — and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks after a veterans' health initiative received $2.1 billion in emergency funding, the Trump administration says the private-sector Veterans Choice health care program may need additional money as early as December to avoid a disruption of care for hundreds...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with emergency funding, VA says private health care program for veterans may run out of money as soon as December .
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's budget impasse is putting the state medical examiner's office at risk of completely losing its accreditation, a prospect that could cast some doubt on the agency's credibility and raise questions in court about its findings in murder cases...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are reporting another record increase in infections from three sexually transmitted diseases. More than 2 million new cases of chlamydia (kluh-MID'-ee-uh), gonorrhea (gah-nuh-REE'-uh) and syphilis were reported in the United States last year —...
With the latest Republican health care overhaul teetering near collapse, one group in particular is watching with heightened anxiety. The debate in Congress is personal for many of those who gained coverage through Medicaid in the 31 states that expanded the program under former...
LONDON (AP) — Ireland's prime minister says the country will hold a referendum on lifting its constitutional ban on abortion in May or June. Leo Varadkar told lawmakers on Tuesday that the government has agreed an "indicative timeline" for the vote on the Eighth Amendment to the...
Long-term care costs are surging and the most expensive option — a private nursing home room — may soon top $100,000 per year. According to a new survey by Genworth Financial out Tuesday, rising labor expenses and sicker patients helped push the median cost of care up an average...