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WHO Superbug List: Enemy No. 1 Is Bug That Plagues Soldiers

WHO published its list of No. 1 superbug enemies, hoping entice drug companies and governments to work harder to get better antibiotics on the market.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:28:53 GMT
Here's What Happens With High Risk Pools

Some Republicans seeking Obamacare repeal want a return to "high-risk pools" for people with pre-existing conditions. One man's experience in one:

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:16:06 GMT
Trump Meets With Insurance Execs on ACA Repeal

Trump is meeting with insurance CEOs to drum up support for the Republican health plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:12:00 GMT
Pediatricians Warn Against Pot Use: Not Your Dad's Marijuana

The advice comes in a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in Pediatrics.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:09:00 GMT
Trans Students Face 'Detrimental' Health Effects Without Fed Protection

Health professionals fear the Trump administration's decision to rescind past guidance on trans protections could lead to 'detrimental' health effects for trans kids.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:59:00 GMT
Superbugs Grow in Hospital Plumbing: Study

Antibiotic-resistant superbug bacteria grow up hospital drains and can splash out into sinks and onto counters, researchers reported Friday.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:05:00 GMT
GOP Draft Health Care Bill Cuts Medicaid, Insurance Subsidies

A GOP draft bill to begin repealing and replacing Obamacare includes cuts in spending on Medicaid, increases on top-shelf health plans.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:50:00 GMT
Deadly Heroin Overdoses Quadrupled in Last 5 Years

The number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a government agency said Friday.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:38:50 GMT
New Drugs May Stop Migraines Before They Start

Relief may be on the horizon for people suffering from migraines.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:11:00 GMT
Boehner Gives Obamacare Repeal Long Odds

If Republicans repeal Obamacare without a substitute, "anything that happens is your fault. You broke it," former House Speaker John Boehner said.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:01:00 GMT
Addicts Given Opioids Alongside Treatment, Study Finds

Two-thirds of people prescribed a drug usually used to treat opioid addiction get more of the addictive drugs after treatment, researchers say.

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:06:00 GMT
Could Infections Cause Autism?

A new study supports the argument that infections during pregnancy may cause some cases of autism.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:57:00 GMT
New Group Takes on Drug Prices and Big Pharma

It's a good time to be an advocate for lower drug prices. A cancer patient with a $26,000 per month drug bill thinks he's right for the cause.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:22:00 GMT
Rare Disease Makes Woman Allergic to Her Husband

A rare and progressive immunological disease has forced 30-year-old Johanna Watkins to live in isolation in her home.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:02:00 GMT
Best RX After Breast Cancer? Exercise

Want to keep breast cancer from coming back? Exercise is the best way, studies show.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:33:00 GMT
GOP Obamacare Plans May Cost Older Americans

Some Republican plans for tweaking Obamacare could mean much higher health insurance premiums for Americans over 50.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:11:00 GMT
Opioid Addicts Worry About Losing Obamacare

Obamacare brought health coverage to millions of Americans. It's saved the lives of those caught up in the opioid addiction epidemic.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:32:08 GMT
Would You Want to Know the Future If You Could? Most Say No

Most people don't want to know what life has in store for them whether the future brings good things or bad, a new study finds.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:16:00 GMT
Newborns vs. Toddlers: 6 Big Ways They Differ

One day it's sponge baths in the sink and the next you're cleaning "Paw Patrol" training toothpaste spittle off the bathroom mirror.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:05:00 GMT
David Cassidy Reveals Dementia: I 'Always Knew This Was Coming'

The onetime star of "The Partridge Family" reportedly struggled to remember the lyrics to songs during a weekend concert in California.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:37:33 GMT
Cats Cleared of Causing Mental Illness

Your kitty is in the clear: People who grow up with cats are no more likely than anyone else to develop mental illness, British researchers say.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:04 GMT
Testosterone Gel Didn't Help Men's Memories

Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function, researchers said Tuesday.

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:11:00 GMT
Doctors Test Vaccine Against Mosquito Spit

The NIH has started testing a vaccine designed to protect against all diseases spread by mosquitoes, from Zika to malaria and yellow fever.

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:05:37 GMT
Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal

Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:38:00 GMT
Couple Celebrates Twin Pregnancy After Fertility Struggle: 'We prayed for 953 days'

The couple, who were high school sweethearts, live outside of Houston in The Woodlands, Texas. They learned about their fertility problems shortly after they started trying to have a family in 2014.

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:40:00 GMT
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