Health

Romanian health workers protest against tax plan

Oct 19, 2017

Some 7,000 Romanian public sector health workers are demonstrating in the capital, demanding the government eliminate a plan to make them pay more social security taxes

Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

Oct 19, 2017

How's that? Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance, experts say

Judge orders government to allow abortion for immigrant teen

Oct 19, 2017

A federal judge has ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion

The Latest: Governors urge Congress to back health subsidies

Oct 19, 2017

A bipartisan group of governors is urging congressional leaders to support a plan to calm health insurance markets

States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by Trump

Oct 18, 2017

Nineteen top state government lawyers are asking a U.S. judge in California to force the Trump administration to make health care subsidy payments that the president abruptly cut off last week

FDA OKs 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer; 1st for adults

Oct 18, 2017

U.S. regulators approve 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer, 1st one for adults

GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance

Oct 18, 2017

Author of a bipartisan compromise to calm health insurance markets says they'll push the proposal, despite opposition from President Donald Trump.

Lawsuit: Bighorn sheep threatened by domestic sheep grazing

Oct 18, 2017

Environmental groups say in a lawsuit that the U.S. Forest Service is illegally jeopardizing bighorn sheep with deadly diseases by allowing thousands of domestic sheep to graze in eastern Idaho as part of agricultural research activities

Former drug czar nominee Marino defends role in opioid law

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids

Karen Pence: 'All of us could benefit from art therapy'

Oct 18, 2017

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, says art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed for years, is the issue she'll highlight during the Trump administration