Health

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Children's Hospital of Philadelphia says the founding family of Comcast has given $25 million toward a new $50 million initiative designed to put the hospital at the forefront of pediatric genetics research and development. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports...
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Health officials in eastern Nigeria say they have started to administer polio vaccines to children at military checkpoints in an attempt to stop the spread of the crippling disease. Abdullahi Hammandikko, a vaccination team leader in Taraba state, says up to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people. The 2016...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people. The 2016...
BERLIN (AP) — German legislation designed to make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandatory, and a stricter "no means no" law both passed their final hurdles Friday with approval from the upper house of Parliament. "Women and men have the right...
BERLIN (AP) — German legislation designed to make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandatory, and a stricter "no means no" law both passed their final hurdles Friday with approval from the upper house of Parliament. "Women and men have the right...
BERLIN (AP) — German legislation designed to make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandatory, has passed its final hurdle. Germany's upper house of Parliament on Friday approved the law, which will come into force on July 1, 2017, said Manuela...
BERLIN (AP) — German legislation designed to make life safer for sex workers, including making the use of a condom mandatory, has passed its final hurdle. Germany's upper house of Parliament on Friday approved the law, which will come into force on July 1, 2017, said Manuela...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A case of leprosy, extremely rare in the United States, has been diagnosed in a Southern California elementary school student, sending health officials scrambling to reassure parents and the public that the disease is hard to transmit and easy to treat. Two...