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The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that the “skinny repeal” bill would leave an estimated 15 million more Americans uninsured next year.
The two creators of the program concluded that providing therapy, creating a system of primary care for mental health, made economic sense.
There were 136 confirmed cases of whooping cough in the state in the first half of 2017, compared with 66 in the first half of 2016, but an expert was not alarmed.
For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
Dr. Needleman studied lost baby teeth to show that any level of absorbed lead can damage young brains.
The war in Congress over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has brought anxiety to the people whose health insurance is at risk.
Teens who were overweight were at significantly increased risk for developing colon cancer as adults.
A reassuring new study found that hearing impairment rates among teens have dropped since an alarming spike in hearing loss was reported a decade ago.
As Republicans seek to repeal the Affordable Care Act, scores of former Obama aides who helped create the law are fighting to save it.
There were no further details on when life support would be removed from the chronically ill infant.
Researchers found that spending money to save time actually makes people happier than buying material goods.
The treatment had been expected to be a crucial driver of growth for the company as it faces more competition from generic pharmaceuticals.
Paying attention to the concerns of patients and their families from the time of diagnosis throughout treatment.
In Unesco applications, the neighbors are trying to formally tie Tibetan medicine, an ancient practice with a growing commercial value, to their national patrimonies.
Seven Republicans joined Democrats to vote down a measure that would have repealed the Affordable Care Act without a replacement.
For the first time this year, health officials have documented a case of local mosquito transmission of the virus within the contiguous United States.
Mallinckrodt’s spending on political donations and lobbying comes as the drug industry as a whole beefs up its Capitol Hill presence.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said she would consider taking money from Coke for C.D.C. programs despite the agency’s having cut ties with the company in the past.
The lawsuit accused the pharmaceutical company of marketing Thalomid and Revlimid for unapproved use on a broader range of cancers.
President Trump misleadingly suggested that the Senate health bill would provide “relief” to families hurt by the current law.
A girl in South Africa, born infected with the virus, was given early treatment and remained free of the infection eight years later, scientists reported on Monday.
In some countries, companies offer women paid time off for period pain. But some experts fear these policies reinforce dated stereotypes.
The disease-carrying blood suckers are spreading more pathogens and putting more Americans at risk for rare illnesses.
Routine blood tests may fail to detect insufficient thyroid hormone, leaving patients without an accurate explanation for their symptoms.
Gene therapy for cancer is becoming a reality but works best for blood cancers like leukemia and not yet in more common ones like lung cancer.
Bettis, 28, who was battling testicular cancer when his baby daughter, Everleigh, arrived, said, “I kind of found out where baseball stood.”
“I realize now how messed up my body was, and I’m working hard to get it back to normal,” said the Mets starter, who has not pitched since April 30.
For the last 20 years, academic researchers have gathered at this event to share and debate their studies without being mocked.
Confrontations with police officers are increasing as the ranks of older Americans swell and dementia becomes more widespread.