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What to Expect in the Senate Confirmation Hearings for HHS and OMB
ABC News' Amna Nawaz interviews Dr. Richard Besser and Rick Klein about what to expect in the confirmation hearings for HHS and OMB.
More Research Needed for Acne Treatments, Says Study
Most of us have been there -- scrubbing and cleansing and moisturizing and zapping -- desperate to get rid of those pimples that tormented the teenage (and maybe adult) years. But now a new study published in the Lancet found that common acne-fighting products lack proper research in documenting
Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter Set to Launch Presidential Campaign Saturday
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter will announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president Saturday at a local Independence Day celebration, multiple sources close to the Michigan Republican confirm to ABC News. McCotter, a five-term representative from Livonia, will be the keynote speaker at
Mammogram Study Reignites Controversy on Breast Cancer Screening
Swedish Study Adds to Debate of When Women Should Get Screened for Breast Cancer
Caterpillar Opposes Health Care Bill, AARP and AMA Support It
As Congress prepares for a final vote on health care reform legislation, an executive from Caterpillar, Inc., notified the Democratic and Republican leaders of the House that the company is asking legislators to vote against the health care reform bill because it will drive up the company's health
Shots Relieve Children's Hay Fever, Cut Expenses
SATURDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Allergy vaccinations reduce total health-care costs in children with hay fever by one-third and drug prescription costs by 16 percent, according to a 10-year U.S. study. Researchers compared the medical claims for 2,770 children with hay fever (allergic
Could Mammogram Brouhaha Stymie Health Care Reform?
Opponents of health care reform are coming out against new government panel recommendations to limit breast cancer screenings, saying that this kind of health care cut back could be a sign of things to come if proposed health care legislation is passed. The new mammography guidelines, released by
Sebelius says Ignore Mammogram Rec, GOP Attacks Health Reform Bill
HHS Secretary Sebelius did her best to ride the wave of incredulous opposition to the new government-sponsored guidelines advising women to hold off on regular mammograms til age 50. Perhaps anticipating that opponents of the President's health reform efforts will argue that this is a glimpse of ...
Task Force Responds to Mammogram Controversy
Dr. Timothy Wilt, Member of the Preventive Services Task Force, Says New Screening Guidelines Are to Help Women Make Informed Choices, Cost Not Considered
Heart Device Might be Useless for Women
A Study Finds Devices Implanted After a Heart Attack May Not Save Women's Lives