Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls

(Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows. After...

Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal to UN

A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations forced French doctors to resume life support Tuesday for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and whose case...

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics switched...

California eyes health care for immigrants in US illegally

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Until broadband access improves, telemedicine won’t help rural communities

(Reuters Health) - Telemedicine has been touted as a solution to the dearth of doctors in rural America. But the same places where residents must drive many miles to see...

AP Exclusive: UN health agency struggles with travel abuses

The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency's own rules by traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets...

South Africa’s Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan

FILE PHOTO: An Aspen Pharmacare logo is seen at outside company offices in Woodmead, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe SibekoJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that...

Elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance

She alights from a black Ferrari convertible, her Christian Louboutin stilettos glinting in the sunlight. The lid of her black lacquer grand piano is propped open in the living room...

Sunday is ‘Hepatitis Testing Day’

Millions of people in the U.S. have chronic viral hepatitis, most without knowing it, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other groups have designated May as Hepatitis...

As states pass restrictive abortion laws, questions surface

As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet. Governors in Kentucky...

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