• By ABC News   -   May 24, 2019

    FAMILY OF INCAPACITATED WOMAN WHO WAS RAPED BLAMES ARIZONA

    The parents of an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care center says the facility and state...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 23, 2019

    GOP, DEMS TEAM UP TO ADDRESS 'SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS'

    Senior senators from both parties release draft legislation to address 'surprise medical bills'

    Senior, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 23, 2019

    US SANCTIONS ARGENTINA-BASED ONLINE PHARMACY

    Trump administration is sanctioning Goldpharma, an Argentina-based online pharmacy

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 23, 2019

    UN HEALTH AGENCY ISSUES 1ST STRATEGY TO ADDRESS SNAKE BITES

    The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the...

    Disability, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 23, 2019

    CLAIM SEEKS $45M FOR INCAPACITATED WOMAN WHO GAVE BIRTH

    Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    TOUGHER VACCINE RULES MOVE FORWARD IN CALIFORNIA

    California lawmakers are moving ahead with tougher rules that limit parents from choosing whether to vaccinate their schoolchildren

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    BORDER HOLDING CENTER TO REOPEN AFTER 32 MIGRANTS GET FLU

    More than 30 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed...

    Flu, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    ABORTION OPPONENTS SAVOR VICTORY IN ALABAMA RALLY

    Abortions opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory as Alabama and other states seek stringent abortion bans

    Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    MANDATORY OVERTIME FOR NURSES AT CENTER OF HOSPITAL STRIKE

    A strike entering its third week at an Ohio hospital is putting a spotlight on concerns about forcing nurses to repeatedly work mandatory...

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    US LAWMAKERS DEMAND UN HEALTH AGENCY CHANGE OPIOID GUIDANCE

    Two U.S. lawmakers are demanding the World Health Organization drop its guidelines that allow for freer prescribing of opioid painkillers

    Drop, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    CONVICTED KILLER OF 2 VIRGINIA COLLEGE STUDENTS HAS CANCER

    A man serving life in prison for separate killings of two Virginia college students has been transferred to a new prison following...

    Cancer, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    HARRIS, GILLIBRAND OFFER PLANS TO BOLSTER MATERNAL CARE

    Two Democratic women running for president have unveiled plans to improve maternal health care

    Plan, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    GILLIBRAND PROPOSES MORE ACCESS TO MATERNAL CARE, ADOPTION

    Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says she wants to improve women's access to maternal care and make adoptions and...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    HARRIS' BILL SEEKS TO ADDRESS RACIAL BIAS IN MATERNAL CARE

    U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020...

    Plan, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    LILLY SELLING HALF-PRICE VERSION OF POPULAR HUMALOG INSULIN

    A half-price version of Eli Lilly's popular Humalog insulin is now available under the name Insulin Lispro, after the drugmaker promised...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    ALABAMA HOUSE APPROVES 'BORN ALIVE' ABORTION BILL

    The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation that would put doctors in prison if they don't try to save babies "born...

    Baby, Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 22, 2019

    LOUISIANA: ANTI-ABORTION CONSTITUTIONAL LANGUAGE NEARS OK

    Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would...

    Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 21, 2019

    NEVADA LAWMAKERS CLOSE TO REPEALING TOUGH ABORTION RULES

    Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of anti-abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant...

    Pregnant, Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 21, 2019

    THE LATEST: CALIFORNIA ALSO SUING OVER TRUMP HEALTH RULE

    California has joined nearly two dozen states and municipalities in suing the federal government to stop a new rule that lets health...

    Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   May 21, 2019

    RESEARCH ON CHILDREN'S HEALTH RISKS IN DOUBT OVER EPA FUNDS

    Children's health researchers say long-running studies credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm posed by pesticides and other...

    Pollution, Health