The American Cancer Society’s new breast cancer screening guidelines recommend that women start screening later and get fewer mammograms, but the change is unlikely to affect insurance coverage anytime soon.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
WASHINGTON — Six years ago, a proposal for Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling touched off a political uproar that threatened to stall President Barack Obama's health care law in Congress. This week, when Medicare finally announced it would make the…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press and Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
The FDA said in a statement that it will "recommend a change to the blood donor deferral period for men who have sex with men from indefinite deferral to one year since the last sexual contact."…
By Joshua Barajas
Newborns Addicted to Painkillers: Study Finds Troubling Spike in Cases…
By Lea Winerman
With the U.S. House of Representatives nearing a vote on a sweeping bid to overhaul the nation's health care system, Democrats secured endorsements from two key groups Thursday while opponents rallied against the bill at the U.S. Capitol.
Amid the push for a health care overhaul, the Obama administration announced last week that it will spend $25 million on new research to reduce medical malpractice lawsuits.
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama made his case for health care reform to doctors in a speech Monday at the American Medical Association's annual meeting, telling physicians that the current system is unsustainable for families and businesses.
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