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NEW YORK (AP) — New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the U.S. is seeing a strong and steady decline. The number of new cases has been falling for years. But health officials wanted a clearer picture of how the epidemic was behaving. They count people when...
NEW YORK (AP) — New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the U.S. is seeing a strong and steady decline. The number of new cases has been falling for years. But health officials wanted a clearer picture of how the epidemic was behaving. They had been counting...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican Oklahoma lawmaker who defended his description of pregnant women as "hosts" won approval Tuesday for his bill that would require women seeking an abortion to first receive written consent from the father. The state House Public Health Committee...
Cigna says it is rejecting Anthem's proposed $48 billion acquisition bid and suing the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer. The announcement comes hours after another major insurer, Aetna, said it was abandoning its planned $34 billion purchase of Medicare Advantage provider Humana...
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Cigna says it is ending Anthem's proposed $48 billion acquisition bid and seeking a $1.85 billion termination fee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't expect designer babies any time soon — but a major new ethics report leaves open the possibility of one day altering human heredity to fight genetic diseases, with stringent oversight, using new tools that precisely edit genes inside living cells. What's...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than four-fifths of school districts offer no sex education or only teach abstinence in Texas, which has one of the country's highest teen birth rates, according to a study released Tuesday. The study commissioned by Texas Freedom Network, a left-...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's blueprint for combating the algae in Lake Erie that has become a threat to drinking water calls for targeting specific watersheds and developing a monitoring network within the next year. The strategy — first released last May and finalized just this...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Catholic hospital has denied it unfairly discriminated against a transgender man who sued after the hospital refused to allow a surgeon to remove the man's uterus as part of his sex transition. Saint Joseph's Healthcare System says a court ruling in Jionni...