President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign days, Trump has addressed health care in broad, aspirational...
Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:11 PM EDT
Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan
Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians.
NBC News reported that pediatrician...
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:54 PM EDT
How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'
The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal...
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:40 PM EDT
Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk
A brand of pine nut hummus sold at major retailers including Wal-Mart and Target has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria.
House of Thaller, which is based in...
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 01:44 AM EDT
5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill
With Senate Republican leaders expected to release details of their health care bill in a 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, NBC News rounded up five big issues that are at the heart of the proposed legislation....
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 06:53 PM EDT
Flu Vaccine Ineffective for People 65 and Older Last Winter
The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around.
U.S. health officials on Wednesday released new...
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 07:02 PM EDT
Women Keep Dressing Like ‘Handmaids’ at Statehouses
Women across the country are using creative methods to get their message on reproductive rights to their local and state legislative bodies by channeling the characters from the dystopian novel, "The Handmaid's...
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:30 PM EDT
FDA Wants To Stop Pharma From 'Gaming' Generic Drug System
The Food and Drug Administration is trying to stop pharmaceutical companies from "gaming" the system by blocking or delaying generic competition, Reuters reported.
The agency plans a public meeting on July...
June 21 is the third annual International Yoga Day, which thousands of yogis across the world marked at mass gatherings. It's estimated that over 36 million Americans practice yoga annually, spending more...
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 08:02 AM EDT
GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Hit States Battling Opioid Epidemic
The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that's not letting up.
Medicaid cuts resulting from the GOP legislation would hit...