Senate defeats limit on birth-control coverage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) -- The Senate defeated Sen. Roy Blunt’s amendment to allow employers to refuse to cover health services Thursday, dealing Republicans a high-profile setback in the fight over more…

Metal-on-metal hip implants pose toxic dangers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) — Millions of people with metal on metal hip replacements may have been exposed to dangerously high levels of toxins that seeped into their bloodstreams, warned more…

Bill would let non-doctors do some abortions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) — A state lawmaker is proposing to allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse midwives to perform routine abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy more…

Food-truck ban to combat childhood obesity?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) — In this city of food fanatics, a proposed state law designed to promote children's health would ban food trucks from just about every neighborhood more…

Pre-abortion ultrasound advances in Pennsylvania

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER) — Pennsylvania could be the next battleground in the fight over whether a woman seeking an abortion must have an ultrasound exam and, if so, whether more…

Winning the war on China's gendercide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- It's a story of intrigue and secrets, life-or-death decisions, murders and the wrong side of the law, and it's all true. It is the story of Dr. Jim more…

Supremes refuse to listen to Kagan arguments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Members of the U.S. Supreme Court have affirmed they are not willing to listen to arguments over Justice Elena Kagan's impartiality on the issue of Obamacare, a case more…

Obamacare power grab: Unchecked Medicare cuts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BrN2ltMzpUs1UGoo-R9ov0Y9atH6xEty"] On Wednesday, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will consider a plan to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). It's a creation of the more…

Fasting stops dementia, heart disease?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- One day in the not-so-distant future, you may find yourself receiving some unusual health advice from your GP: fast two days a week to prevent your brain shrinking more…