Rookie doctors can work up to 24 hours straight under new work limits taking effect this summer — a move supporters say will enhance training and foes maintain will do just the opposite.
Women seeking abortions and some basic health services, including prenatal care, contraception and cancer screenings, would face restrictions and struggle to pay for some of that medical care under the House...
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 04:10 AM PST
Bottled Water Beats Soda as No. 1 Drink in US: Industry Analyst
An industry tracker says bottled water overtook soda as the No. 1 drink in the U.S. by sales volume last year.
Bottled water has been enjoying growth for years, while sales of traditional sodas have declined....
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 02:49 AM PST
GOP Health Bill Would Cut CDC's $1B Disease Fighting Fund
A proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent...
Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 03:59 PM PST
California Lawmakers Want to Repeal HIV Criminalization Laws
Exposing a person to HIV is treated more seriously under California law than infecting someone with any other communicable disease, a policy some lawmakers say is a relic of the decades-old AIDS scare that...
New smart glasses developed by researchers at Colorado State University could change how food labels are printed on boxes and cans in your local grocery store. The FDA is looking to roll out this new tech by...
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 09:47 PM PST
Industry Groups Oppose GOP Health Bill, Ryan Seeks Unity
Pivotal industry and consumer groups mounted intensifying opposition to the Republican health care bill as GOP leaders labored Wednesday to rally a divided party behind their high-stakes overhaul drive....
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 04:09 AM PST
Pot for Pets: Owners Treating Sick Animals With Cannabis
Michael Fasman's 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn't want to give her painkillers because "they just knock her out."
So the San Francisco...
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 01:17 AM PST
How GOP Plans to Make Health Care Plan Into Law: Analysis
After more than 60 votes and seven years of promises, Republicans offered their long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Now, the real work begins. Republicans must navigate a...