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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group that challenged a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul. March for Life sued the Obama administration last year over a requirement that health insurers cover...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has sided with an anti-abortion group that challenged a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul. March for Life sued the Obama administration last year over a requirement that health insurers cover the cost...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys were set to deliver opening statements Monday in the trial of a California doctor charged with murder in the deaths of three young men who overdosed on prescription pain killers. Dr. Lisa Tseng has pleaded not guilty to three counts of second-degree...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys are set to deliver opening statements Monday in the trial of a California doctor charged with murder in the deaths of three men who overdosed on prescription painkillers. Dr. Lisa Tseng has pleaded not guilty to three counts of second-degree murder...
CHICAGO (AP) — A racial gap in kidney transplants appears to have closed, a 13-year study found. Rates of such transplants among white patients used to far surpass those in blacks, but U.S. data on nearly 200,000 end-stage kidney disease patients shows that disparity had...
CHICAGO (AP) — A racial gap in kidney transplants appears to have closed. That's according to an analysis of data on nearly 200,000 end-stage kidney disease patients. The study shows the transplant rate for blacks climbed from 93 per 1,000 patients in 1998 to about 128 per 1,000...
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore said Monday it has lifted a two-decade ban on HIV-infected people from entering the country, but will limit their stay to a maximum of three months. The Health Ministry said the ban was lifted on April 1, "given the current context with more than 5,000...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Prison officials say they have confirmed six San Quentin State Prison inmates are ill with Legionnaires' disease. State corrections department spokeswoman Dana Simas said Sunday another 51 inmates are under observation at the prison's medical unit...
LONDON (AP) — A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology. Unlike...