Idaho to require personal details of women getting abortions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will require abortion providers to report how many times their patients have terminated a pregnancy in the past and other personal information under the latest anti-abortion law approved in the conservative state.

Posted on 22 March 2018 | 3:59 pm

Q&A: The debate over the 'right to try' experimental drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The idea is a political crowd-pleaser with a catchy slogan: giving desperately ill patients the "right to try" experimental medicines.

Posted on 22 March 2018 | 9:14 am

Leading AIDS researcher selected as CDC director

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading AIDS researcher was picked Wednesday to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government's top public health agency.

Posted on 21 March 2018 | 1:59 pm

Study: Medical bankruptcies may not be as common as thought

Medical bills can push patients over the financial cliff, but a new study says this may not happen as often as previous research suggests.

Posted on 21 March 2018 | 1:04 pm

Guinea worm disease transmission stopped in South Sudan

ATLANTA (AP) — South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation's health minister said Wednesday, suggesting a major victory for global health officials trying to eliminate the painful affliction.

Posted on 21 March 2018 | 11:04 am