Health

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial on Thursday that she got into body sculpting 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has since performed thousands of procedures. Padge-...
NEW YORK (AP) — UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. health insurer, said Thursday it is tightening its coverage rules on hysterectomies. The company says it will require health care professionals and facilities and providers to notify it in advance if they plan to perform some types...
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. The vaccines target B strain meningococcal disease, which comes on like the flu at...
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. The vaccines target B strain meningococcal disease, which comes on like the flu at...
CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of Americans have a big personal stake in next Wednesday's Supreme Court challenge to the nation's health care law: Can they legally continue to get subsidies to help pay for their insurance? If the court says no, people across more than 30 states could...
CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of Americans have a big personal stake in next Wednesday's Supreme Court challenge to the nation's health care law: Can they legally continue to get subsidies to help pay for their insurance? If the court says no, people across more than 30 states could...
ATLANTA (AP) — The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say they now know why it didn't protect young children against swine flu — the doses got too warm. The spray FluMist works well for most flu strains, but small studies found it didn't work very well against...
ATLANTA (AP) — The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say they now know why it didn't protect young children against swine flu — the doses got too warm. The spray FluMist works well for most flu strains, but small studies found it didn't work very well against...
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal panel is recommending that two new meningitis vaccines only be used during outbreaks and not be given routinely to teens and college students. The two vaccines target B strain meningococcal (mehn-ihn-joh-KAHK'-ul) infections, which can lead to deadly...