Health

The Health 202: Planned Parenthood's exit from family planning program checks off a box for Trump

37 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

The president can claim he helped defund the women's health service.
Read more ...

It's Time to Get Serious about Tick-Borne Diseases

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

The U.S. vanquished malaria and beat back AIDS, but Lyme and other illnesses are raging unchecked
Read more ...

An Insider Takes Aim at Corporate America's ‘Elite Charade'

An Insider Takes Aim at Corporate America's ‘Elite Charade'

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The setting is ironic for a late-afternoon cocktail with Anand Giridharadas, the self-appointed scourge of well-meaning plutocrats everywhere. The author of the biting 2018...
Read more ...

Report flags ‘hot-spot' regions with high uninsurance rates

Report flags ‘hot-spot' regions with high uninsurance rates

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

A new report out Tuesday flags "priority" areas with the greatest concentrations of people without health insurance in Massachusetts, suggesting strategies to reach those who...
Read more ...

Bayer to sell animal health unit to Elanco for $7.6 billion

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Indiana-based Elanco Animal Health says it has agreed to buy the veterinary medicines business of Germany's Bayer AG for $7.6 billion in cash and stock.
Read more ...

Cigarettes Can't Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?

Cigarettes Can't Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?

3 hours ago   |   NPR

Though tobacco ads have been banned from TV for about 50 years, the marketing of electronic cigarettes isn't constrained by the law. Public health advocates consider that a...
Read more ...

Demi Lovato Birthday: Facts, Quotes to Celebrate Singer's 27th Birthday

5 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Demi Lovato is best known for her music, but did you know she's also a best-selling author, "Bachelorette" fan and mental health advocate?
Read more ...

CDC: About 100 Cases Of Possible Vaping-Related Lung Disease In 14 States

9 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - More cases of lung disease are popping up across the country, possibly connected to vaping . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting...
Read more ...

Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X family planning program over Trump admin rules

9 hours ago   |   NBC News

“We believe that the Trump administration is doing this as an attack on reproductive health care."
Read more ...

Death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica rises to 25

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

Costa Rican health officials said they had seized 55,000 bottles of liquor and shuttered 10 places that sold the alcohol.
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

New court filings show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. Read more ...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US missile test, says deputy FM

Russia will not fall for US “provocations” and be dragged into an “expensive arms race,” a senior diplomat said. Washington had earlier test-fired a cruise missile that was... Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling without permission

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships traveling in Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use... Read more ...

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew "more than 500 kilometers" - a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped... Read more ...

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

A man claiming to be a former military police officer has taken the passengers of a bus hostage on a bridge in Brazil. Armed police have surrounded the vehicle and begun... Read more ...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office is seeking more information about reports that a Hong Kong staff member has been detained in mainland China. “We are concerned by reports that a member... Read more ...

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. Read more ...