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By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News
A new Trump administration regulation set to go into effect Friday directs military secretaries to kick out transgender service members who refuse to serve in their birth sex and "given an opportunity to correct those deficiencies."…
By Julie Watson, Associated Press
The new rule, announced last week by the Department of Health and Human Services, would prohibit family planning clinics funded by the federal Title X program from making abortion referrals — a provision that critics denounce as a "gag rule."…
By David Crary, Associated Press
The largest U.S. doctors' group is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice of separating children from their migrating families at the southern border.
By Associated Press
The nation's largest physicians group bowed to unprecedented demands from doctor-members to take a stronger stand on gun violence — a problem the organizations says is as menacing as a lethal infectious disease.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
The revised Republican plan to replace Obamacare gained key endorsements from two moderate Republican holdouts, who were convinced that a new amendment would help cover people with pre-existing conditions. Will the plan garner enough support? Judy Woodruff gets reaction from…
Although leading Republicans are pushing to pass their Obamacare replacement bill next week, its impact on millions of Americans remains a point of worry. Some prominent interest groups directly involved in health care are expressing opposition to the plan. Jeffrey…
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
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 Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
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 Joshua Barajas
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."…
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