Medical News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to put to rest one of the most difficult disputes over its health care law, the Obama administration Friday unveiled its latest plan to address religious objections to providing free birth control for their female workers. The health care law requires...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama wants a group of kids she treated to a White House "state dinner" to return home as ambassadors for her anti-childhood obesity program. The students were invited to what really was lunch after winning a nationwide contest to develop healthy lunch...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is making another effort to address religious objections from some employers to free birth control coverage for their female workers. The president's health care law requires most employers to cover birth control as preventive care, at...
The latest in the Bill Cosby case has drawn attention to an unusual condition. A lawyer for one of the women who accused the comedian of sex assault raised the possibility that he might have the little-known condition called somnophilia. What exactly is it? The simple...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge had scathing words for a once-prominent Las Vegas doctor he sentenced to almost six years and ordered to repay $2.2 million to insurance firms and the government in a fraud case arising from the largest medical office hepatitis C outbreak in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Most U.S. adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables. In a large national survey, only 13 percent said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent ate enough vegetables. California — a big produce-growing state —...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A once-prominent Las Vegas doctor already serving 18 years to life in state prison for the largest hepatitis C outbreak in Nevada history has been sentenced in federal court to almost six years in prison and to repay $2.2 million to insurance companies and the...
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on long-term care was conducted from April 7 through May 15 by NORC at the University of Chicago, with funding from the SCAN Foundation. It is based on landline and cellular telephone interviews with a nationally...
NEW YORK (AP) — Most U.S. adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables. In a large national survey, only 13 percent said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent ate enough vegetables. California — a big produce-growing state —...