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ROME (AP) — Italy's health ministry says 4,991 cases of measles were reported last year, a nearly six-fold increase over 2016 that has been blamed in part on a highly politicized debate over vaccines. Italy's measles epidemic, which killed four people last year, has already...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on federal whistle-blower report detailing the Manchester VA Medical Center's failure to address complaints of substandard care at the facility (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A Veteran Affairs spokesman disputes allegations the Manchester VA Medical...
BOSTON (AP) — Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the Philip...
BOSTON (AP) — Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the Philip...
Public health schools at 17 universities in the U.S. and Canada say they won't accept research money from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World because of its ties to the tobacco industry. The foundation was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the Philip Morris...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Manchester VA Medical Center failed to take seriously whistleblower complaints of substandard care at the facility, including that a number of patients developed serious spinal cord diseases as a result of clinical neglect, according to a report from a...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Fifteen people in Kentucky who get their health insurance through Medicaid have sued the federal government, asking a judge to block new first-in-the-nation rules that would make them work to keep their taxpayer-funded benefits. The lawsuit , filed...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a Las Vegas shooting survivor (all times local): 1:20 p.m. An Arizona woman is smiling and talking three months after she was shot in the head during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Jovanna Calzadillas was accompanied by her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a former drug company executive as President Donald Trump's second health secretary. Alex Azar will take on the leadership of the Department of Health and Human Services. The sprawling agency has been shaken by the administration's...