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DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A police officer responding to a crash wound up driving a surgeon, an assistant and a donated liver to a Philadelphia hospital for an emergency transplant. Cocalico Township police Sgt. Darrick Keppley says he came upon a disabled car Saturday afternoon that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Trump: replacement for 'Obamacare' to be offered 'essentially simultaneously' with health secretary confirmation.
Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for years to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says there were only 25 human cases of the illness reported worldwide in 2016. The former president said that when The Carter Center joined the battle to eliminate Guinea worm disease...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The parents of a Texas baby hospitalized with a congenital heart defect are turning to an unlikely source to soothe her: the Dallas Cowboys. WFAA-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2jj3AnR ) 3-month-old Lola Catron has already undergone heart surgery twice since...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A wave of contractions forces Sharon Andisi to crouch by the dusty taxi rank outside a hospital. Although she is about to give birth, she has just been turned away from Kenya's only public maternity hospital because of a month-long strike by state doctors...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has directed government agencies to ensure free access to contraceptives for 6 million poor women — a move expected to be opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic church and pro-life groups. Economic Planning...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts residents wouldn't have to reset their clocks during the darkest months of the year under an idea being studied on Beacon Hill. On Wednesday, an 11-member commission will begin weighing the economic and health impacts of the state remaining on Eastern...
ROME (AP) — Three doctors at a Naples-area hospital have been suspended for treating emergency room patients while they were lying on the floor. Antonietta Costantini, manager of the public health district that includes Nola hospital, justified the suspensions, saying Tuesday...
Johnson & Johnson plans next month to disclose average price increases of its prescription drugs, as the industry tries to calm the storm over soaring prices. The health care giant will divulge its 2016 average increases in list price and net price, or what middlemen such as...