LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children. In a rash of cases that public health officials are rushing to contain, at least 70 people in six...
The pill is the most popular form of contraception in the UK, but a new study has found long-term use of hormonal contraceptives can double the risk of brain cancer. Despite this, scientists have stressed that the likelihood of any individual woman developing the disease was...
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Sue Desmond-Hellmann, chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discussed the ongoing Ebola problem with HuffPost Live at Davos, saying the Gates Foundation has made a $75 million investment in fighting the virus. But she said that's a "small" investment, as the UN said there...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is moving closer to its goal of 9.1 million people signed up for private coverage under the president's health care law. The Health and Human Services Department says at least 400,000 people signed up last week. That brought total enrollment in the 37 states...
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities have their own specific needs when it comes to health and medicine, according to experts. Yet LGBT people often avoid seeking medical care because they're afraid they might face discrimination or that doctors might not understand...