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CAIRO (AP) — International aid group Doctors Without Borders says it has not been able to deliver live-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to the people in dire need in the Yemeni capital because of a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, an expense that will eat away at an increase in their Social Security checks, the government announced late Friday afternoon. The news about "Part B" premiums was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, eating away at an increase in their Social Security checks. That's in the fine print from an announcement by Medicare late Friday. Although the standard "Part B"...
ATLANTA (AP) — Two nurses lost their licenses after a television station persuaded courts to unseal a video secretly recorded by the family of a man who died in their care. The video shows the World War II veteran repeatedly calling for help, saying he can't breathe. It also...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals...
ATLANTA (AP) — Several nurses lost their licenses after a television station persuaded the courts to unseal a video secretly recorded by the family of a man who died in their care. The video shows the World War II veteran repeatedly calling for help, saying he can't breathe...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Every year, Bridie Farrell travels to the state Capitol hoping it's the last time she has to urge lawmakers to pass the Child Victims Act and allow people molested as children to sue those responsible even after the statute of limitations on civil cases has...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Health officials are reporting Florida's second case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito. Florida's Department of Health said Friday that a case had been identified in Miami-Dade County. Officials wouldn't say where the person was...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A letter purporting to be from a juror who was bribed to rule for the University of Iowa in a major medical malpractice case was likely a hoax by someone upset with the verdict, the lead detective says. Johnson County Lt. Doug Gwinn told The Associated...