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New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 19
Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral-religious grounds

Blood Test to Detect Cancer Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect Cancer Gives Promising Results

By Marilyn Marchione | Jan 19
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.

2nd Case of Measles Confirmed at O'Hare

2nd Case of Measles Confirmed at O'Hare

Jan 18
Public health officials are reporting a second case of measles in a person who was at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, the nation's third-largest airport by passenger volume.

Trump Tries to Protect Medical Providers Who Oppose Abortion

Trump Tries to Protect Medical Providers Who Oppose Abortion

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 18
The Trump administration is creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion.

Scientists Closing in on Universal Flu Vaccine

Scientists Closing in on Universal Flu Vaccine

Jan 18
Scientists hope they're finally closing in on stronger flu shots to boost much-needed protection against ordinary winter influenza and guard against future pandemics at the same time.

Ask the Doc :: Porn-Induced ED

Ask the Doc :: Porn-Induced ED

By Dr. Michael Reitano | Jan 18
Masturbation and porn are once again a divisive topic of debate within the sexual health community, and even experts disagree on the potential health impacts of pornography.

DNC Responds to Potential Discriminatory Health Worker Ruling

DNC Responds to Potential Discriminatory Health Worker Ruling

By EDGE | Jan 17
A new rule from the Trump-Pence administration could allow health workers to discriminate against patients by refusing to provide reproductive care to women, denying care to transgender individuals, or refusing to prescribe HIV meds or birth control.

Flu Season Overwhelming Hospitals

Flu Season Overwhelming Hospitals

Jan 17
While this year's flu season may not turn out to be as bad as previous nasty ones, it's still overwhelming hospitals and doctor's offices.

'Fatberg' Appears in Central London to Promote Health Awareness

'Fatberg' Appears in Central London to Promote Health Awareness

Jan 16
A gigantic 'fatberg' made of real lard appeared in central London today. It's hoped the massive mound of disgusting fat will encourage Brits to seriously think about the health impacts of overindulging during the holidays.

Health Care Professionals Fear Medicaid Changes

Health Care Professionals Fear Medicaid Changes

Jan 13
Health experts warn of health care "rationing," "bureaucratic nightmare" if states start tying Medicaid to employment status.

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