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The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) will present House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with their highest award on Thursday for her contributions to women’s reproductive rights and health care. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Pelosi To Receive Highest Award From Planned Parenthood For Women’s Health Care Work

In a statement issue through Planned Parenthood’s website, the group’s president lauded Pelosi for her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and her ongoing commitment to ensuring “the promise of the law is realized for millions of women as the greatest advancement for women’s health in a generation.”

03/24/2014

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Doctors Say Obamacare Grace Period Will Leave Them With Unpaid Bills

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.

03/19/2014

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Company Reverses Course, Decides To Give Experimental Drug To Young Boy

A drug company has decided to let a 7-year-old boy who is suffering from a rare life-threatening disease be treated with an experimental drug, despite initially denying the family the drug.

03/11/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

The Obama administration says it's pulling the plug on proposed changes to the Medicare prescription program that ran into strong opposition on Capitol Hill.  (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Administration Drops Proposals For Medicare Changes

The Obama administration says it’s pulling the plug on proposed changes to the Medicare prescription program that ran into strong opposition on Capitol Hill.

03/10/2014

Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

Holder: Heroin An ‘Urgent Public Health Crisis’ Across US

Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.

03/10/2014

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Researchers Develop Blood Test That ‘Can Predict With 90 Percent Accuracy’ If Person Will Develop Alzheimer’s

Researchers from Georgetown University say they have developed a blood test that can predict if a healthy person will develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild dementia.

03/10/2014

Surgeons removed a fully developed tooth from a child's brain tumor. (Getty Images)

Tooth In Child’s Brain Sheds New Light On Tumor Formation

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Doctors say a recent medical case could help uncover new treatments to fight brain tumors. A 4-month-old Maryland child was at the heart of the case, reports LiveScience.com. Doctors became concerned […]

02/28/2014

Millions of Americans have logged onto the Healthcare.gov website since it’s Oct. 1 launch, but glitches on the websites have kept many from actually signing up, and has computer experts saying the technology needs a complete overhaul. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Health Exchange Glitch Could Cost $30.5M

A state report says a mistake with Maryland’s defective health care exchange could cost the state $30.5 million.

02/27/2014