PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dying Pennsylvania girl has been placed on the adult waiting list for donated lungs amid a court fight over the… More »
Via Christi Health has begun reducing its workforce by approximately 360 positions.
A federal judge in Philadelphia has made a dying 10-year-old eligible to seek donor lungs from an adult transplant list.
Generic versions of emergency contraception can be sold without a prescription or age restrictions while the federal government appeals a judge’s ruling allowing the sales, an appeals court said Wednesday.
Despite the well-known advantages to breast milk and vigorous campaigns around the world championing breast as best, Mexican mothers say the bottle is better.
CHICAGO (AP) — Obesity surgery worked much better at reducing and even reversing diabetes than medication and lifestyle changes in one of the most… More »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. health secretary said she won’t intervene in an “incredibly agonizing” transplant decision about a dying Pennsylvania girl, noting that… More »
Via Christi Health Systems says it is laying off 28 employees in Pittsburg as part of a statewide effort to cut costs.
An Oregon company is recalling a frozen berry mix sold to Costco and Harris Teeter stores after the product was linked to at least 34 hepatitis A illnesses in five states.
LONDON (AP) — For decades, health officials have battled malaria with insecticides, bed nets and drugs. Now, scientists say there might be a potent… More »
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — GE Capital Retail Bank’s CareCredit LLC subsidiary will add consumer protections to its health care credit card — which can… More »
If worry about skin cancer doesn’t make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of your skin.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former blockbuster diabetes pill that was subjected to major safety restrictions in 2010 may be less risky than once thought,… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that he wants to end the stigma of mental illness and enrolled the star power of… More »
CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that bad genes may be responsible for more breast cancer cases in black women than has been previously… More »