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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amateur psychoanalysts have put Donald Trump on the couch, calling him a sociopath, unhinged, a narcissist. Amid all this psych-talk, there is one group of people who aren't talking as much: the professionals. Or at least they're not supposed to. Professional...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: About 9 in 10 Americans now have health insurance, more than at any time in history. But progress is incomplete, and the future far from certain. Millions remain uninsured. Quality is still uneven. Costs are high and trending up again. Medicare's...
PARIS (AP) — French health authorities are denying claims they concealed a study on a drug used to treat epilepsy that caused birth defects. Le Canard Enchaine weekly said the health ministry suppressed a study revealing that the drug was prescribed to more than 10,000 pregnant...
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland hospital confirms that three neonatal intensive care unit patients have tested positive for potentially deadly bacteria, leading the hospital to shut down the unit and transfer infants to other hospitals. Prince George's Hospital Center said...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A prominent stem cell researcher at Harvard University has been appointed the next dean of its medical school. Dr. George Daley will start the job in January. He replaces Jeffrey Flier, who stepped down in July after nine years at the helm. Harvard...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving beyond "Obamacare," political activists are looking to state ballot questions to refocus the nation's long-running debate over government's role in health care. This fall, California voters will decide whether to lower some prescription drug prices,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. outbreak of the disease. On Tuesday afternoon, the Democratic presidential...
The waters are shallow and lifeguards are seemingly everywhere at the proliferating number of water parks around the U.S. But the death over the weekend of a Kansas state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on a waterslide billed as the world's largest is the latest example that dangers...
SEATTLE (AP) — A jury has found in favor of a University of Washington surgeon who was sued by the daughter of a patient who died after the doctor used a non-FDA-approved bone cement during the woman's spinal surgery, a lawyer said. In a 10-2 decision after a five-week trial,...