UnitedHealth Says Files with Personal Information May Have Been Taken in Cyberattack

UnitedHealth Says Files with Personal Information May Have Been Taken in Cyberattack

UnitedHealth says files with personal information that could cover a 'substantial portion of people in America' may have been taken in the cyberattack earlier this year.

Biden Speaks on Abortion Access in Florida

Biden Speaks on Abortion Access in Florida

President Joe Biden is traveling to Florida on Tuesday to fight back against the state's six-week abortion ban.

Biden Administration Tightens Rules For Obtaining Medical Records Related to Abortion

Biden Administration Tightens Rules For Obtaining Medical Records Related to Abortion

Medical records of women will be shielded from criminal investigation if they cross a state line to seek an abortion where it is legal, under a new rule finalized Monday.

Potential E. Coli Risk Results in Health Alert on Some Ground Beef

Potential E. Coli Risk Results in Health Alert on Some Ground Beef

A public health alert was issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service for ground beef products produced March 28 that may be contaminated with E. coli.

New Federal Rules Spell Out Minimum Staffing for Nursing Homes

New Federal Rules Spell Out Minimum Staffing for Nursing Homes

The federal government will require nursing homes to meet new minimum staffing levels, a follow up from complaints and problems noted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN Approves Updated Cholera Vaccine

UN Approves Updated Cholera Vaccine

World Health Organization has approved a version of a widely used cholera vaccine.

UK Lawmakers Back Bill to Ban Tobacco Sales to Anyone Under 18 Forever

UK Lawmakers Back Bill to Ban Tobacco Sales to Anyone Under 18 Forever

The British government’s plan for a landmark smoking ban that aims to stop young people from ever smoking cleared its first hurdle in Parliament on Tuesday.

50-Nation Partnership to Stifle Pandemics is Proposed by Biden Administration

50-Nation Partnership to Stifle Pandemics is Proposed by Biden Administration

President Joe Biden's administration will help 50 countries to identify and respond to infectious diseases.

Americans Say They Would Feel Better If They Got More Sleep

Americans Say They Would Feel Better If They Got More Sleep

A majority of Americans say they would feel better if they could have more sleep, according to a new Gallup poll.

Supreme Court Allows Idaho to Halt Transgender Care for Youth

Supreme Court Allows Idaho to Halt Transgender Care for Youth

The Supreme Court will permit Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth while lawsuits on the matter proceed.

Ozempic, Wegovy Have No Link to Suicide, EU Regulators Say

Ozempic, Wegovy Have No Link to Suicide, EU Regulators Say

European Medicines Agency found no evidence that diabetes and weight-loss drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy are linked to higher risk of suicidal thought or action.

Houston Hospital Pauses Liver, Kidney Transplants, After Doctor Manipulated Records

Houston Hospital Pauses Liver, Kidney Transplants, After Doctor Manipulated Records

A Houston hospital has halted its liver and kidney transplant programs after learning a doctor manipulated records for liver transplant candidates, according to a media report.

Lawmakers Work on Bills to Ease Abortion Restrictions in Poland

Lawmakers Work on Bills to Ease Abortion Restrictions in Poland

Polish lawmakers voted Friday to continue work on a bill package that is intended to ease a near-total ban on abortion services in that country.

US Measles Cases Have Risen in 2024. Some Details to Know

US Measles Cases Have Risen in 2024. Some Details to Know

A rise in measles cases have raised concern about the virus.

Federal Appeals Hearing Slated for Arkansas Ban on Transgender Care to Minors

Federal Appeals Hearing Slated for Arkansas Ban on Transgender Care to Minors

A federal appeals court will hear arguments Thursday on Arkansas' first-in-the-nation ban on gender-affirming care such as hormone treatment or puberty blockers for minors.