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Are you experiencing infertility? What should you do next?

Many Americans dream of one day having a child, but for those who have infertility, the road to parenthood is riddled with financial and emotional strain. USA TODAY Network<p>For those with infertility, trying to have a child can be draining emotionally and financially, but while the experience may …

Pregnancy

Shulkin pledges review to fix problems at DC medical center

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Thursday pledged a top-down review at the local VA medical center after an urgent watchdog report warned that patients were being put at risk due to bad inventory practices from potentially dirty syringes to medical supply …

Health Care

Obamacare in Trump country

Artificial Intelligence can Diagnose Cancer 30 Times Faster than Doctors, and With 99% Accuracy

Researchers have developed machine learning software that can accurately diagnose a patient’s breast cancer risk 30 times faster than doctors, based …

Cancer

Silicon Valley has a fresh take on a new movement that could be the future of medicine

Forward is Silicon Valley's futuristic doctor's office that looks "like an Apple Store meets 'Westworld.'"<p>For $150 a month, it acts as your primary care provider, along with providing some extra perks and technology used with the intent to keep you healthier.<p>It's a type of doctor's office that's …

Health Care
Government

Here's how much money doctors actually make

Not all doctors take home the same amount of money. Orthopedists — doctors who treat bone and muscle problems — make the most on average. Pediatricians, or those who take care of children, earn the least. And white doctors take home significantly more than their equally qualified peers of color, …

Medical School

Democrats Delight in GOP Health Care Defeat

Pelosi says party is glad to own 2010 health law<p>Cheers went out from the Democratic cloakroom Friday when the news broke that Republicans were …

British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough

<b>British scientists say they have made a world-first breakthrough in the diagnosis of tuberculosis.</b><p>Researchers in Oxford and Birmingham say they can isolate different strains of the disease using a process called genome sequencing.<p>It means patients who may have waited months to get the right drugs …

Microbiology

Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who've made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people. They're hoping GOP senators will find their ideas more persuasive.<p>It's a gradual approach, with …

Health Care

Who Really Needs Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Drugs

Experts agree that high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. So you might think they also agree on when …

Cholesterol

What Obama doesn't want you to know about Obamacare. via ...

Health Care

Medicaid's top doctor defied his department and came out against the GOP's Obamacare replacement

Medicaid's chief medical officer on Wednesday night came out publicly against the healthcare bill proposed by House Republicans.<p>The decision to oppose the bill, the American Health Care Act, is a break from other leaders in the Department of Health and Human Services, which has shown support for …

U.S. Congress

Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare

Hacked medical devices make for scary headlines. Dick Cheney ordered changes to his pacemaker to better protect it from hackers. Johnson & Johnson …

Cybersecurity

Trump Makes Healthcare a Priority, Insurance Stocks Surge

UnitedHealth (UNH) is one of nine stocks on the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting an all-time high Wednesday, in the wake of President Trump’s first address to Congress where he provided an outline of what he expects to guide the GOP as it begins to coalesce around a healthcare replacement …

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A $3,000 bill for bronchitis is possible if you walk into the wrong facility | Editorials

Your child has bronchitis and you can't get in touch with your family doctor. So you take your child to what you think is an urgent care center for a …

Given 3 years to live, this avid exerciser treasures every breath 6 years later | Healthy Living

Bill Vick's birth certificate will tell you he was born in April 1938. But he counts his life as beginning in September 2011. That's when he was told …

Exercise

California Mulls Single Payer Health Care System

“With President Trump now vowing to put forward a replacement for the Affordable Care Act in March, some California politicians and healthcare …

Health Care

Today in Obamacare: what focus groups found Obamacare enrollees want from GOP plans

I spent Thursday night in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, conducting focus groups with Obamacare enrollees to get a sense of what they think of various Republican ideas to change the ACA. What I found surprised me.<p>I worked with the research firm PerryUndem, which set up two groups. One was exclusively …

Health Care

Paul Ryan pulls a Boehner: Speaker’s latest Obamacare repeal strategy could backfire badly

Faced with internal strife, Paul Ryan borrows a tactic from his predecessor to force the issue on Obamacare repeal<p>President Donald Trump has had an epiphany — sort of. Speaking on Monday at the White House about his new budget proposal, Trump waded into the topic of health care reform, describing …

Republicans

Superbugs which pose greatest threat to humanity identified by World Health Organisation

Superbugs which cause sepsis, pneumonia, and salmonella will soon be resistant to antibiotics, the World Health Organisation has warned as it called on governments to stop relying on pharmaceutical companies to solve the crisis.<p>Health officials have drawn up a list of 12 types of bacteria which …

5 Strange Symptoms That Could Be Early Signs of Diabetes

Besides the well-known symptoms—like constant thirst and a frequent need to pee—here are a few other subtle signals that something may be wrong.<p>Many …

Where Does The Fat Go After You Burn It?

During a particularly difficult spin class, you might wonder where all the weight you're trying to lose is actually going. The answer: You exhale it …

Insurance

10 reasons to call your doctor during pregnancy

With all of the hormonal, physical and emotional changes that happen during pregnancy, you’ve probably dealt with morning sickness, minor aches and pains and digestive woes.<p>Although most pregnancy symptoms are nothing to worry about, you might be unsure whether you should call your OB/GYN or …

Can Antioxidants Prevent Cataracts?

Throughout the world, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness and vision loss. In the United States, more than 50 percent of all people aged 80 …

Nutrition