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For the first time this year, health officials have documented a case of local mosquito transmission of the virus within the contiguous United States.
The legislative showdown will continue Wednesday as the Senate considers various measures to replace the health law.
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.
The two creators of the program concluded that providing therapy, creating a system of primary care for mental health, made economic sense.
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.
Most Americans and Europeans who eat a varied diet get enough iodine even if they don’t use iodized salt, though pregnant women are at risk.
Republicans in Washington should be returning home next week to brag. But despite having total control on Capitol Hill, even they admit that policies aren’t advancing.
Sentiment in a Pennsylvania county has tracked with a national shift in opinion about the Affordable Care Act amid fears that millions could lose coverage.
Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom.
Researchers have developed a new breathable, wearable sensor that can monitor vital signals without irritating skin.
Compared with people who worked 35 to 40 hours a week, those who worked more than 55 hours had a 40 percent increased risk of atrial fibrillation.
The senator has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer that is aggressive and difficult to treat.
Ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin and other drugs like them should be avoided in pregnancy, a study found.