A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion.
After a brief hearing that included...
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 09:12 AM EDT
Ultra-Personal Therapy: Gene Tumor Boards Guide Cancer Care
Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests...
The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they'll push the proposal forward, even as President Donald Trump's stance ricocheted from supportive to disdainful to arm's-leng...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:53 PM EDT
Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers
Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies....
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:36 AM EDT
Trump's Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After Critical Reports
President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar withdrew his name from consideration, Trump said Tuesday, following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 05:30 PM EDT
Trump and McConnell Say GOP Is 'Very Unified' After Meeting
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were...
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 04:15 AM EDT
Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move
President Donald Trump's move to stop paying a major "Obamacare" subsidy will raise costs for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, and make an already complicated system more challenging for...
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:48 PM EDT
Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support
House Speaker Paul Ryan is traveling to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Friday as President Donald Trump assured residents that he "will always be with them."
Ryan and other members of a congressional delegation...
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 02:57 AM EDT
Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics
President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 01:23 AM EDT
America's Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High: Report
Almost 40 percent of American adults are obese, the highest rate ever recorded for the United States, according to a report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.