VANCOUVER - Desperate for relief from unbearable pain following knee surgery, Lorna Bird says she was forced to buy drugs from the Downtown Eastside streets of Vancouver when her doctor ......
When workplace changes are upon us, the adage of being comfortably uncomfortable is not so easy to do, and it’s especially important for leadership to communicate regularly and honestly during t
Medicaid, targeted for deep cuts by the Republican health care bill, currently pays for most of the 1.4 million people in nursing homes.
High levels of testosterone can make them overconfident, even when they’re wrong.
THE UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200,000, many of them children
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state medi
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron promised on Saturday to play an active role in a campaign aimed at securing a global pact to protect the human right to a clean and healthy environme
Hundreds of black men suffering from the sexually transmitted disease were allowed to go untreated for decades
A judge has ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing them from wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilking the federal government
“Thinking about getting pregnant again so that my hair stops falling out.” It was an innocent Facebook post a few months ago. And, for the record, I’m not recommending that. The post
It felt like I was on a tour of movie star homes – except all of the famous people were dead. “There’s the headstone of Sir John Abbot, third prime minister of Canada,” said My
Stars including Midge Ure, Kim Wilde and Tony Hadley supported singer Kenny Thomas' appeal.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had
Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A landslide on Saturday morning in China's southwestern Sichuan province has buried the homes of around 100 people, according to the official Xinhua news agency, citing local autho
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude struck 60 kilometers (37.28 miles) northwest the Mozambique city of BEIRA, the United States Geological Survey said on Saturday.
Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of the Obama health care law, complicating the effort by party leaders to guide the measure through the Senate
The legislation aims to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to remove poor-performing employees and to promote whistle-blowing.
Medicaid is biggest consumer story in ‘Obamacare’ rollback
(Reuters) - A single live Asian carp, a species of invasive fish that has infested the Mississippi River and is seen as a threat to the Great Lakes, has been caught in a waterway beyond a barrier desi
One of the biggest flash points in the debate over Republican health care legislation is the future of Medicaid. Here are some basic facts about the 52-year-old program.
Exercise, brain training and controlling one's blood pressure may help stave off mental decline and Alzheimer's disease in aging people, a new US report suggests.
Children as young as nine years old are more likely to be bias towards fat children, which can make these stigmatized children put on even more weight, according to Duke University researchers.
The Kenyan twins, who were conjoined at the lower back and shared a spinal cord, rectum, anus, some muscles, tissues and skin, were successfully separated in a surgery that involved splitting the sp
MOOSE JAW, Sask. - The Saskatchewan government has once again pushed back the time frame for moving people with mental disabilities from a 24-hour care institution into the community.
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(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your ag
Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party's bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul
A health insurance industry trade group says it's encouraged by provisions of the Senate GOP health care bill, but stopped short of voicing support
Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making health care changes
In updated guidelines on breast cancer screening for average-risk women, a doctor's group emphasized shared decision-making between a woman and her doctor.
Two months ago, Paige Willfong-Mackie tried to kill herself. Now she is speaking out to help others who feel as hopeless as she did.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found repeated import violations in raw Brazilian beef, including abscesses and unidentified foreign material, a top agency official said, ex
A member of a politically connected Philadelphia family has been convicted of defrauding a nonprofit mental health clinic out of hundreds of thousands of dollars for her personal benefit
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program