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In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
AP-NORC poll: Hispanics lack confidence in nursing homesAn AP-NORC poll finds that few older Hispanics are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, right, listens during an event titled "The Next Pandemic" at the World Health Organization office in Beijing Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Price says China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
US health chief lauds China for help with opioid controlU.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2013 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Don’t make things worse. That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress, now that “Obamacare” seems here for the foreseeable future. The 2018 sign-up season for subsidized private health plans starts Nov. 1, with about 10 million people currently being served through HealthCare.gov and its state counterparts.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Past health chiefs: insurance market stability is the goalThree former U.S. health secretaries of both parties say President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress should make stabilizing health insurance marketplaces their immediate goal
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2015 file photo, professor Stephen Hawking listens to a news conference in London. Noted physicist Hawking has criticized Britain’s health secretary for what he described as the selective use of scientific studies to support changes in the National Health Service. The world-renowned scientist has accused Conservative minister Jeremy Hunt of “cherry picking’’ evidence to support the changes and says the service is at risk. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on serviceNoted physicist Stephen Hawking has criticized Britain's health secretary for his use of scientific evidence to support changes in the National Health Service
The Associated Press2 days ago
Doctor Vu Minh Dien, left, examines dengue patient Tran Thi Xuyen at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more casesVietnam is battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past three weeks stretching its medical system.
The Associated Press3 days ago
3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlashThree charities are canceling fundraisers at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort as the president faces a backlash from his comments about violence in Charlottesville, Virginia
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, a Pfizer flag is displayed in front of the company's world headquarters in New York. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed. Pfizer’s Besponsa was approved for patients with a type of advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemiaFDA approves new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, visitors to the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb. cool off at a misting station as temperatures reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and the humid air makes it feel like 105 degrees. Earth sizzled to yet another all-time heat record last month. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that Earth’s land surfaces in July were the hottest since record keeping began in 1880. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on landUS government scientists calculate that Earth broiled last month to more record-like heat, calling it part of man-made global warming
The Associated Press4 days ago
Yem Chrin, center, an unlicensed medical practitioner, is escorted by prison guards to waiting transportation outside an appeals court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Yem, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison after finding him responsible for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV by reusing sanitized syringes, told the appeals court that he regretted the mistake and he did not intend to infect the victims. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercyUnlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner, sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV, admits mistake, says he only sought to provide care for his community
The Associated Press4 days ago
Father charged in baby boy's fatal overdose of opioid comboAn Ohio man has been charged in the fatal drug overdose of his 1-year-old son
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this July 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event about healthcare, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. The government will make this month’s payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that President Donald Trump still wants to repeal and replace, a White House official said Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
White House: Gov't to make health law payments this monthThe White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace.
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - This July 21, 2011, file photo shows a building on the Express Scripts campus in Berkeley, Mo. Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager, will limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users starting in September 2017 as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. The new program is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concernedNation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit opioids prescribed to first-time users; American Medical Association criticizes move
The Associated Press5 days ago
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