OSLO (Reuters) – Norway has joined an international initiative to raise millions of dollars to replace shortfalls left by U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on U.S.-funded groups worldwide providing information on abortion.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed down its highest security biosafety laboratories after discovering that hoses that supply air to scientists wearing special protective suits were never approved for that use, the agency said on Friday.
(Reuters Health) – State programs that require physicians to check drug registries before writing prescriptions appeared to slash the odds of doctor-shopping for opioid pain relievers, a new study found.
For some women diagnosed with breast cancer, hair loss can be one of the more traumatic effects of chemotherapy. Scalp cooling caps and devices may be able to help combat hair loss, although experts warn that it is dependent on the individual and the type of chemo they use.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Leader McConnell said he expects to move on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as his there are enough votes to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.
Last year, I underwent surgery, intended to repair an incisional hernia stemming from a cesarean section when I had my youngest son.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Four years ago, a bird flu outbreak in China killed at least three dozen people, triggered mass poultry culling, put masks on millions of Chinese faces and hammered shares in fast food and travel companies.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has joined a whistleblower lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc that claims the country’s largest health insurer and its units and affiliates overcharged Medicare hundreds of millions of dollars, a law firm representing the whistleblower said on Thursday.
Which doctor a person happens to see at a local emergency room can have long-term consequences when it comes to opioid use.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Bird flu infection rates on Chinese poultry farms may be far higher than previously thought, because the strain of the deadly virus that has killed more than 100 people this winter is hard to detect in chickens and geese, animal health experts say.