McConnell says health care repeal is long-term fight
Sen. Mitch McConnell R-KY on Thursday urged conservatives to stick to their principles and realize that battles over issues such as reform for health care or campaign finance required a long-term, lifetime commitment effort to get right.
FDA OK's drug to reduce preterm birth risk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug to reduce the risk of preterm birth in at-risk pregnant woman.
EPA to set first-ever standard for perchlorate in water
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it will develop a first-ever national standard for perchlorate, a naturally occurring and man-made chemical found in rocket propellant, fireworks, explosives and in some drinking water systems.
Senate defeats health care repeal
U.S. Senators on Wednesday defeated a bill to repeal last year's landmark healthcare bill, as Republican party members came up short against the Democratic majority. The vote was 47-51.
Judge confirms 'Obamacare' is illegal, says Fla. Gov.
Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Monday that a federal judge's ruling has confirmed many assumptions about the illegality of last year's landmark healthcare law.
Obamacare is unconstitutional: Judge Roger Vinson [FULL TEXT INCLUDED]
Florida federal judge Roger Vinson ruled on Monday that the health care bill President Obama passed last year, in conjunction with the Democrat-controlled Congress, is unconstitutional.
Obama: will not refight battle over healthcare law
President Barack Obama said on Friday his healthcare overhaul is an important part of efforts to cut the budget deficit and insisted he will not refight the battle to pass the law.
Senate will vote on health law repeal, says senior Republican
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-GA, predicted on Friday that the U.S. Senate will vote on a repeal of the health reform law passed last year, echoing an earlier pledge by the top Senate Republican.
House passes health repeal
The House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to repeal last year's health care overhaul.
Health benefits and cost in focus for repeal vote
U.S. lawmakers will consider new health care insurance benefits and the cost of paying for them on Wednesday, as the House heads to a vote on whether to repeal last year's major health care overhaul law.
Low-income hospitals object to repeal of health law
Hospitals serving low-income patients favor keeping the health care reform law passed last year which insures millions of additional patients, according to an industry group.
Priest pleads for Ground Zero health bill
The Rev. Stephen Petrovich, 58, of Huron, Ohio, is Metropolitan Archbishop Emeritus of his orthodox Ukrainian Church. He does not perform archbishop duties because he is dying, from the damage to his lungs from the air at Ground Zero in 2001. Petrovich spent nearly two weeks at Ground Zero giving last rites to human remains and counseling the living.
Obama officials say health reform will prevail
The Obama administration's top legal and health officials defended the embattled health care law on Tuesday, saying they believe it will survive the legal challenges it faces.
Researchers Aim To Create Robots Doctors' Assistants
Robots could assist doctors and nurses with monitoring patients, boosting efficiency.
Data Mining For Depression
Researchers from Australia are using data mining techniques to treat and prevent depression.