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Prosecutors race to keep notorious ‘Angel-of-Death’ behind bars

Prosecutors race to keep notorious ‘Angel-of-Death’ behind bars

Three decades ago, a young nurse named Genene Jones made international headlines as the suspected serial killer of more than a dozen infants in the pediatric intensive care unit at San Antonio’s charity hospital.

May 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
House repeal bill compared with Obamacare – Washington Post video

House repeal bill compared with Obamacare – Washington Post video

ACA vs. AHCA: How the Republican plan stacks up against Obamacare – A video from the Washington Post

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Zika virus spread undetected for many months, NIH-supported study finds

Zika virus spread undetected for many months, NIH-supported study finds

Genetic analysis of samples collected as the Zika virus (ZIKV) spread throughout the Americas after its introduction in 2013 or 2014 has shown that the virus circulated undetected for up to a year in some regions before it came to the attention of public health authorities.

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Treating colon cancer that has spread to the liver

Treating colon cancer that has spread to the liver

One of the organs that colon cancer commonly metastasizes to is the liver. In recent years, researchers have developed new ways to treat metastatic colon cancer in the liver, taking advantage of this organs unusual property — the ability to regenerate.

May 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Three ways the GOP health bill might change health care – Washington Post video

Three ways the GOP health bill might change health care – Washington Post video

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Reichert will not support GOP ‘repeal and replace’ bill

Reichert will not support GOP ‘repeal and replace’ bill

Congressman Dave Reichert, a Republican representing Washington state’s 8th congressional district, said today he could not support the American Health Care Act, the GOP’s bill to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act that is slated to be voted on in the House of Representatives today.

May 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Trump’s vow to squeeze ‘sanctuary cities’ could play havoc with health programs

Trump’s vow to squeeze ‘sanctuary cities’ could play havoc with health programs

The Trump administration’s tough stance on immigration has some local health department officials worried it could spur cuts in federal funding and complicate a wide variety of programs, from efforts to battle the opioid epidemic to domestic violence initiatives.

May 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
‘Center of Excellence’ designation doesn’t rule out complications of bariatric surgery

‘Center of Excellence’ designation doesn’t rule out complications of bariatric surgery

Getting bariatric surgery at a “center of excellence” doesn’t mean that patients can be assured that they will avoid serious complications from the weight-loss procedure at the facility, according to a recent study.

April 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Only 37 percent say Trump should repeal and replace Obamacare (POLL) – ABC News

Only 37 percent say Trump should repeal and replace Obamacare (POLL) – ABC News

Americans by 79-13 percent says Trump should seek to make the current law work as well as possible, not to make it fail as soon as possible, a strategy he’s suggested.

April 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Health and Human Services warns consumers about phone scam

Health and Human Services warns consumers about phone scam

The US Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General fraud hotline —1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477) — had been spoofed, a malicious practice of making a phone number appear on caller ID to be legitimate in order to obtain confidential information.

April 24, 2017 | By | Reply More