Medical News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds that most Americans approve of the recent Supreme Court decision preserving the health care law's subsidized insurance premiums for people in all 50 states. Overall, 62 percent approved, while 32 percent disapproved, said the survey released...
WASHINGTON (AP) — One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect — the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened. The vaccine Pandemrix never was used in the United States, and was...
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a woman who was found on a Southern California street earlier this year and says she has no memory of who she is. Interpol has posted the woman's description online, and the FBI has circulated her information in hopes of...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately contaminating her 9-year-old son's IV with fecal matter has pleaded guilty in Cincinnati and has been sentenced to six years in prison. Court officials say Candida Fluty (kan-DEE'-dah FLOO'-tee) entered the plea to...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Officials confirm 2nd Ebola case in Liberia as health workers protest lack of hazard pay .
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it plans to crack down on unapproved prescription ear drops often given to young children suffering from ear infections. The agency published a memo Tuesday warning manufacturers of the drops to cease production or they...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is aiming to change the conversation around his health care law from talk about undoing it to talk of how to make it better. Obama was headed to the Nashville, Tennessee-area on Wednesday to discuss ways to improve the Affordable Care Act...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is aiming to change the conversation around his health care law from talk about undoing it to talk of how to make it better. Obama was heading to the Nashville, Tennessee-area on Wednesday to discuss ways to improve the Affordable Care...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Toilets are taken for granted in the industrialized West, but still are a luxury for a third of the world's people who have no access to them, according to a report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Those who make do without toilets continue to...