Health

(Washington, DC) -- A bill making some structural changes in Medicare is being delayed in the Senate after passage by the House. The vote was 392-37. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said the measure will reduce costs and will improve the way doctors get reimbursed by...
(Undated) -- A medical trial for two experimental Ebola vaccines shows they appear to be safe. A branch of the National Institutes of Health reported the finding Thursday based on testing done on 600 people in Liberia. One vaccine was produced by the NIH and GlaxoSmithKline...
(Kissimmee, FL) -- Health officials confirm that an international traveler with the measles recently stayed at Florida's massive Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Doctors say the person spent most his time in Osceola County, but between March 14th and 20th he also went...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House is getting into the fight against antibiotic resistant bacteria. The Obama administration is expected to announce a new plan to reduce deaths from so-called "superbugs" today. The government will require doctors and hospitals to monitor and...
(Princeton, NJ) -- People are living longer in most of America. A new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Report finds that rates of death in people younger than 75 have fallen in more than half of the counties in America. The report also shows that the healthiest counties in America...
(Washington, DC) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is cheering a bipartisan bill that provides a so-called "doc fix." The compromise legislation seeks to change and improve the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. The bill also extends healthcare benefits for poor...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill making some structural changes in Medicare is headed to the Senate after passage by the House. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said the measure will reduce costs and will improve the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. It also extends...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill making some structural changes in Medicare is headed to the Senate after passage by the House. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said the measure will reduce costs and will improve the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. It also extends...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill making some structural changes in Medicare is headed to the Senate after passage by the House. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said the compromise bill represents the first meaningful entitlement reform in two decades. He said the measure will...