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FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file)
New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreadsNew US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Congress on track to OK expanded private care at troubled VAThe Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken Sunday, May 20, 2018, a team from Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) dons protective clothing and equipment as they prepare to treat Ebola patients in an isolation ward of Mbandaka hospital in Congo. Congo's health ministry announced Tuesday, May 22, 2018 six new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and two new suspected cases while a vaccination effort enters its second day. (Louise Annaud/Medecins Sans Frontieres via AP)
2 patients who fled Ebola ward among the dead in Congo2 patients who fled Ebola ward among the dead in Congo outbreak, aid group says
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Congress Passes 'Right-to-Try' Drug BillA "right-to-try" bill that allows terminally ill patients to request medication that hasn't been approved by the Food and Drug Administration has passed Congress and is expected to be signed by President Trump. The bill, which passed the Senate last August, sailed through the House Tuesday with a 250-169 vote,...
Newser13 hours ago
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to a question during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. Sanders discussed Korea, media access at the EPA and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses courseA reporter for The Associated Press was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out of an Environmental Protection Agency building by a security guard for trying to cover a meeting on water contaminants
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dealing with a slate of toxic chemicals contaminating some drinking water systems around the country is a national priority, Pruitt said Tuesday, May 22. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminantsRegulators and scientists say soaring numbers of water systems are testing positive for a dangerous class of chemicals
The Associated Press19 hours ago
In this photo taken Sunday, May 20, 2018, a team from Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) dons protective clothing and equipment as they prepare to treat Ebola patients in an isolation ward of Mbandaka hospital in Congo. Congo's health ministry announced Tuesday, May 22, 2018 six new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and two new suspected cases while a vaccination effort enters its second day. (Louise Annaud/Medecins Sans Frontieres via AP)
Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virusCongo's health ministry has announced six new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus and two new suspected cases while a vaccination effort enters its second day
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugsA bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments has sailed through Congress
The Associated Press20 hours ago
File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives. Becerra on Monday, May 21, 2018, requested an immediate stay and the reversal of a judge's ruling last week that the law was unconstitutionally approved by the state legislature. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugsCalifornia's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicideAuthorities: Death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in an river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo holds up just one of a stack of bills she has from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help to patients like Rizo, who had no financial counseling. Rizo would have welcomed more help. She didn’t know that disability pay would amount to only 40 percent of her income when she went on leave from her job processing pre-authorization treatment requests for a health insurer. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial painMany cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain
The Associated Press22 hours ago
He Got a New Heart and Immediately Started DyingBaylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is one of America's most storied hospitals when it comes to heart transplants. Or was. Though some of the first heart transplants took place at the Houston hospital, things have disintegrated to the point that it now "has had some of the worst heart transplant...
Newser22 hours ago
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