Labor and Employers Join in Opposition to a Health Care Tax
The so-called Cadillac tax, to be imposed starting in 2018 on plans costing over a certain amount, is prompting companies and unions to come...
Germany’s Top Court Strikes Down Federal Aid for Home Child Care
The Federal Constitutional Court ruled that it is illegal for the federal government to pay parents who chose to care for their toddlers at home....
Cellphone Ordinance Puts Berkeley at Forefront of Radiation Debate
A city measure requiring retailers to warn cellphone customers about radiation exposure is on hold pending a lawsuit from the wireless industry....
Well: Erectile Problems Tied to Diabetes
Men with erectile problems should also be screened for diabetes, a new study suggests.
Women Decline Toward Dementia Faster Than Men, Study Suggests
The findings do not explain why women’s mental capacities tend to decline faster, but could alter the way drug trials are conducted, experts said....
Quaaludes, Referenced in Cosby Deposition, Have Checkered History
Originally approved and marketed as a “safer” sleeping pill, less addictive than barbiturates, the drug was both sedating and hypnotic....
Global Health: A Sweet Treat Is a Clever Trick in Gauging Monkeys’ Health
Scientists developed a simple way to get oral samples from the often wily primates: ropes dipped in strawberry jam or banana baby food....
World Briefing: Liberia: Ebola Patients Discharged, Last of the Country’s Latest Wave
The last four Ebola patients were discharged Monday, meaning there were no more confirmed carriers of the deadly virus.
New Statewide Guidelines Aim to Accommodate and Protect Transgender Students
Along with protecting the students’ privacy as best as possible, schools should use the pronouns the students prefer and allow them to use...
Planned Parenthood Tells Congress More Videos of Clinics Might Surface
Planned Parenthood accused abortion opponents of unlawfully infiltrating its clinics and making thousands of hours of surreptitious recordings that...
New York Attorney General Accuses Brooklyn Children’s Charity of Fraud
The attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, is seeking to close the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation and recover some of the millions of...
Well: ‘Illegal Activity’ Fine Print Leaves Some Insured, but Uncovered
Even those who are never convicted, or charged, can find themselves uncovered for medical treatment under their health plans....