Health

June 15, 2017 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Republican senator is calling for immediate action to stabilize shaky health insurance markets around the country, amid concerns that the GOP will get blamed if constituents' lives are disrupted. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee called on the Trump administration...
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June 15, 2017 - 4:28 pm
U.S. regulators have approved new competition for EpiPen, the emergency allergy medicine that made Mylan a poster child for pharmaceutical greed. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Adamis (ad-DEHM-iss) Pharmaceuticals Corp.'s product, which should go on sale later this year...
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June 15, 2017 - 8:43 am
GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. humanitarian aid adviser for Syria says trucks are being prepared to ship polio vaccine into Islamic State group-held areas of Deir Ezzor governorate following confirmation of a "very dangerous" outbreak of the virus. Jan Egeland made the comments to reporters Thursday in the...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks to House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after the House pushed through a health care bill. Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs _ deductibles and copayments _ would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 15, 2017 - 3:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs — deductibles and copayments — would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. And even though the sticker price for premiums would be lower...
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President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 14, 2017 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's labeling of a House-passed health care bill as "mean" is aggravating some of the conservatives he pressed to back it, even as Senate attempts to reshape the measure increasingly threaten to spill into July. "In terms of strategery, I hope he's just trying...
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President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 14, 2017 - 4:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than six weeks after he helped revive a flagging House Republican health care bill and push it to passage, President Donald Trump now says the measure is "mean" and is asking GOP senators to make it more generous. Trump used those words Tuesday at a closed-door White House...
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President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 14, 2017 - 4:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump helped revive a flagging House Republican health care bill last month and praised it after its passage. Now, Trump says the measure is "mean" and is asking GOP senators to make it "more generous." Congressional sources say Trump used those words Tuesday at a...
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In this March 30, 2016 photo, Mildred Musni, right, breast feeds her son Eliseo and is joined by other mothers in protest at the main entrance of the city Human Services Agency in San Francisco. Months before the protest, Musni was forced to cover up by a security guard when she attempted to feed Eliseo inside the facility. With Musni are her older daughter Sentia, left, and step-daughter Vanessa Trujillo, right. Every employer in San Francisco will have to provide a safe and clean room with a surface, chair and electrical outlet where new moms can pump milk under a proposal pending before city supervisors Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 7:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board's long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that means more regulations for employers...
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In this April 17, 2017, photo provided by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Heather Delaney, left rear, and Riley Delaney care for their conjoined twin daughters Abby, left, and Erin, who had been preparing for separation surgery by undergoing treatment to expand skin on their scalps using implanted balloons, at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia. Hospital officials say surgeons successfully separated the 10-month-old twins June 6 during an 11-hour surgery. (Ed Cunicelli/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 6:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A team successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins during an 11-hour surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia said Tuesday. The hospital said sisters Erin and Abby Delaney, of North Carolina, are recovering in the intensive care unit after last week's procedure. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 13, 2017 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional sources say President Donald Trump has told Republican senators that the House health care bill is "mean" and that the Senate version should be "more generous." The remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage Trump fought...
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