Cory Gardner and Kelly Ayotte are pushing joint legislation that would incentivize drug companies that manufacture “routine-use contraceptives” to apply to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a switch to over-the-counter (OTC) sales.
On Thursday—possibly triggered by the lawsuit brought by Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) last month to get the Obama administration to back off its plans to expand Medicaid in his state—the Obama administration announced it would not entirely withhold funds for a federal program called the Low Income Pool (LIP).
A war of words has escalated between proponents and opponents of the highly contentious SB 277 bill in the California legislature, which would eliminate parental choice in vaccinations required to enroll children in public or private schools.
After a veteran committed suicide in the parking lot of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care facility earlier this month, more and more VA employees are speaking out about the ongoing problems and inefficient care at the Phoenix VA.
Study: Birth Control Pills Associated With Thinning of Brain Structures Important in Regulating Emotions
“You might think after 50 years and hundreds of millions of women taking various incarnations of the pill, there would be a large and cohesive and impressive body of evidence on it, but there’s next to nothing,” one researcher says in amazement.
Parents and kids showed up in droves at the California Democratic Convention Saturday for a protest against SB 277 and other legislation.
On Thursday, the California State Senate passed Senate Bill 277, which would eliminate California parents’ ability to opt out of mandatory vaccines for their school children for reasons of “personal belief.” The vote was 25 in favor and 10 against.
A new study finds that a brief walk around the office can offset the mortality risk of sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
New amendments may have expedited passage of the controversial SB 277 bill to eliminate California parents’ right to exempt their children from one or more school required vaccinations on the basis of “personal belief.” The bill could see a floor vote as early as Thursday.
Jane Orient, M.D., executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), observes to Breitbart News the ACP “is in a logical dilemma in advocating insurance coverage for treatment for transgender persons because insurers require a diagnostic code, and assigning a diagnostic code suggests the existence of pathology.”
The Obama administration, more interested in pleasing its LGBT supporters than in protecting the health of the general public, is proposing new rules through the FDA that would terminate the 32-year-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
A new study on typhoid fever, an infection spread through unsanitary food and water, and prominent in parts of Asia and Africa, has found that an antibiotic-resistant clone has begun to spread in southern Africa, threatening to reach epidemic levels.
The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest group of internal medicine doctors in the country, has now parroted the LGBT supporters’s line, calling for civil marriage rights for same-sex couples and opposing conversion or reparative therapy for homosexuals.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Saturday that Liberia is now officially free of the deadly Ebola virus, closing the case on an epidemic that killed thousands in the west African nation.
The House of Representatives will vote on a bill next week that would ban abortions past the fifth month of pregnancy. The United States, China, North Korea and Canada are the only nations in the world that permit abortion for any reason after viability.
“I am not remorseful,” 30-year-old Thomas Miguel Guerra told a San Diego Judge as he faced conviction and a six-month sentence for knowingly infecting another man with HIV.
An outbreak of HIV infections is still vexing portions of southeastern Indiana, affecting drug users and causing almost 150 cases so far.
Public school officials in Kittery Point, Maine apologized to parents of students in kindergarten through third grade for failing to notify them before their children were exposed to a book about a transgendered child during a lesson on tolerance and acceptance. A parent of a first-grader at the school called school principal David Foster when her son came home asking questions about sexual identity.
A magazine that bills itself as a “progressive men’s magazine” is seeking to renew interest in the rise of HIV and AIDS in the world by printing a select number of magazine covers with ink infused with HIV infected blood.
Israel, a country of only 8 million people, has the second largest foreign volunteer force (behind India) in assisting Nepalese victims of Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake. An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) delegation of over 250 doctors and humanitarian workers touched down in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, on Tuesday to provide treatment for those injured by the deadly quake.