When a young Navy lieutenant died following low-risk childbirth, her husband claimed military doctors botched her care. But his wrongful death claim was dismissed because of a 1950 ruling that bars active-duty service members from suing the U.S. government — for any reason.
For mothers in recovery from opioid addiction, narcotic pain relief during and after delivery can put sobriety at risk.
The state health insurance exchange is hiring hip-hop dancers in communities across the state as part of its promotion of open enrollment, which ends Jan. 15.
The administration asserts its deregulation strategy will create jobs, empower states and reduce the burden of government restrictions on the energy industry. But critics see it as a threat to public health.
And new study finds no reason to get routine vitamin D tests, researchers say.
For over a decade, federal health officials have recommended the practice, known as expedited partner therapy. It is allowed in most states, but many doctors don’t do it — either because of legal or ethical concerns, or because they are unaware of it.
Federal regulators want to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes at retail locations like gas stations and convenience stores.
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