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With the chamber set to vote on Thursday, conservatives said a Republican measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act still lacked support.
Among Dr. Weinberg’s books were “Society and the Healthy Homosexual,” which rejected the prevalent idea that homosexuality was a psychological disorder.
A jury convicted the owner of the New England Compounding Center, blamed for an outbreak that killed 60, of racketeering charges but acquitted him of murder.
The president threatened wavering lawmakers with political payback as Republican officials conceded that they still lacked the votes to pass their bill.
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
Dr. J. Mario Molina, one of the few insurance executives to criticize the House bill publicly, says it could harm insurers and patients alike.
A new study of postal workers in Scotland suggests we should aim for far more than the 10,000 daily steps commonly recommended.
Claims haven’t always matched reality in attacks on the Affordable Care Act, and Democrats are spinning the facts in critiques of its replacement.
The problem is more likely to occur with textured implants than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said, and it is usually treatable and not often fatal.
The pioneering cookbook author, who has Alzheimer’s disease, no longer cooks much. But a special diet and persistence keep her as kinetic as ever.
Professor Deutsch, who founded the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, was known for his theory of cooperation and competition.
The Republicans’ repeal plan of Obamacare would actually result in one million more people being uninsured, according to the C.B.O.
A long-term trial found no evidence that vitamin E or selenium supplements helped to ward off dementia.
The Fogarty International Center funds a worldwide network of researchers on the lookout for viral threats, many of which could reach America.
A provision that would shift Medicaid costs from New York’s counties to the state was added to the health care bill, a move sought by upstate Republicans.
The introduction of a new class of cholesterol drugs led some experts to believe that we might be able to virtually eliminate heart attacks. But it hasn’t worked out that way.
Researchers hope a study will shed some light on a cancer treatment, using radiation, that is growing in popularity and surrounded by questions.
Since 2001 the number of grandparents has grown by 24 percent, partly as a result of the aging of the baby boom generation.
Taking care of small children can get tedious. I wouldn’t have made it through without a certain amount of distraction.
Proton pump inhibitors are linked to problems like nutrient deficiencies, joint pain, bone fractures, heart attacks and dementia.
A group of House Republicans, known as the House Freedom Caucus, poses possibly the greatest threat to the party’s chance to scrap the health care law.
A fund created by the United Nations to help Haiti combat cholera, a disease introduced by peacekeepers in 2010, has little money. It is supposed to have $400 million.
Undoing and replacing the Affordable Care Act means bridging a vast gulf between the expectations of many working-class Trump voters and party orthodoxy.
Small-town America relies on a program that attracts foreign physicians to underserved areas. A recent federal change, however, could delay newcomers.
Sonoma County has become a seedbed of cannabis experimentation, despite threats from the Trump administration to increase enforcement against recreational use.
He was the co-founder of three groups whose mission was to heighten public awareness of the illness, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and develop a cure.
Experts often recommend fresh fruit, low-fat cottage cheese, plain yogurt or oatmeal as healthful late-night choices.
Patients who took the drug, Repatha, were significantly less likely to have heart attacks or strokes, researchers concluded. But its high cost will be an issue.
President Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan have weathered clashes to advance conservative legislation, but Mr. Trump’s allies are trying to distance him from “Ryancare.”
After contracting a rare case of the mumps as an adult, a man receives bad news about his fertility.
Dr. Nicolosi was an influential voice in the “ex-gay” movement, but his contentious views marginalized him within the mental-health profession.