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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four Alaskans have died this year in an outbreak of invasive strep bacteria that has mostly affected the homeless and Alaska Natives in the state's two largest cities, State epidemiologist Joe McLaughlin said Tuesday. There have been 28 confirmed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress may vote to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law before coming up with a replacement, GOP leaders said Tuesday. The approach could allow congressional Republicans to take swift action on one of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign...
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials are going door-to-door in the Texas neighborhood of a woman who is believed to be the first person to contract the Zika virus by getting bitten by a mosquito in that state. Officials are offering to test the woman's neighbors in Brownsville, which...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As an orthopedic surgeon, Tom Price is used to calling the shots in the operating room. If confirmed to run the federal Department of Health and Human Services, the doctor-turned-congressman from Georgia may find it a lot harder to exercise authority. Incoming...
NEW YORK (AP) — The long decline in HIV infections among white people who inject drugs has stalled, another grim side effect of the nation's drug abuse epidemic. Health officials released the news Tuesday, as part of a call for more use of needle exchange programs. "We really...
NEW YORK (AP) — The long decline in HIV infections among white people who inject drugs has stalled, another grim side effect of the nation's drug abuse epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the news Tuesday as part of a call for more use of needle...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal and state health officials say a multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 21 people have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a congressman, Georgia Republican Tom Price has been thwarted in his hopes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and transform Medicare into a voucher-like program for future participants. Now, as President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the Department of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a congressman, Georgia Republican Tom Price has been thwarted in his hopes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and transform Medicare into a voucher-like program for future participants. Now, as President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the Department of...