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PARIS (AP) — France's parliament has approved a bill criminalizing websites that carry purposely false information with the aim of dissuading women from having abortions. The lower house of parliament, dominated by a Socialist majority, passed the measure Thursday with a show of...
PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Justice says a German product-testing company is not necessarily liable for faulty French breast implants sold to thousands of women around the world. The manufacturer, PIP, was convicted in France of fraud for making implants with industrial-...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's nearly month-long medical leave in London is a sharp reminder to taxpayers that while they finance their leaders' health care abroad, they often are stuck with decrepit, ill-staffed government health facilities at home...
BOSTON (AP) — Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting "dental therapists," professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of countries and a handful of U.S. states, dental therapists...
BEIJING (AP) — China's national health authority says an outbreak of bird flu killed 79 people around the country in January, the highest monthly death toll from the H7N9 strain in at least three years. More than 250 cases of H7N9 flu have been reported to the National Health...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard students are protesting a campus appearance by indicted former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli. The former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals is slated to talk about investing at a Wednesday night event organized by the Harvard Financial...
LONDON (AP) — Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have several brain regions that are slightly smaller than usual, more evidence that the disorder should be considered a neurological condition, a new study says. The study, the largest review of ADHD patients'...
LONDON (AP) — A new study finds children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have several brain regions that are slightly smaller than usual. Researchers say it's more evidence that the disorder should be considered a neurological condition. The study was published...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government experts say the nation's problem with rising health care spending is back and here to stay. Wednesday's report from nonpartisan experts at Health and Human Services concludes that health care spending will claim a growing share of national resources...