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FILE - In this Thursday, May 4, 2017, file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after the House pushed through a health care bill. On May 9, 2017, Price said, “If we just simply substitute buprenorphine or methadone or some other opioid-type medication for the opioid addiction, then we haven't moved the dial much.” But in an opinion piece published May 17 in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, he twice mentioned his agency’s support for medication-assisted treatment. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
The Latest: US 'disappointed' Taiwan not at WHO assemblyPresident Donald Trump's top health official says the United States is "disappointed" that Taiwan wasn't invited to the World Health Organization's most important annual meeting
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Diagnostic equipment thieves hit 3 more hospitals in GreeceUnidentified thieves are stealing vital medical diagnostic equipment from Greece's austerity-battered hospitals
The Associated Press3 hours ago
China's Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization, WHO, attends the opening of the 70th World Health Assembly at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, May 22, 2017. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with healthTaiwan's health minister has accused China of playing politics with health after Taiwan was blocked from taking part in the annual meeting of the governing body of the World Health Organization
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul billIn closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - This 2006 colorized scanning electron micrograph image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a strain of the Escherichia coli bacteria. E. coli is one of the germs that can cause sepsis. Once misleadingly called blood poisoning or a bloodstream infection, sepsis occurs when the body goes into overdrive while fighting an infection, sort of friendly fire that injures its own tissue. The cascade of inflammation and other damage leads to shock, amputations, organ failure or death. (Janice Carr/CDC via AP)
Research shows aggressive treatment of sepsis can save livesResearch shows aggressive treatment of sepsis can make a difference when patients suffer from out-of-control reaction to infection
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE-- In this Tuesday, April 7, 2015 file photo, World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan, center, visits the Rungis international market to mark the World Health Day in Rungis, outside Paris, France. WHO routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel, far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press, published Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
AP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travelThe World Health Organization's chief flew first class and stayed in a 5-star hotel as the cash-strapped health agency pleaded for more money
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - This 2006 colorized scanning electron micrograph image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a strain of the Escherichia coli bacteria. E. coli is one of the germs that can cause sepsis. Once misleadingly called blood poisoning or a bloodstream infection, sepsis occurs when the body goes into overdrive while fighting an infection, sort of friendly fire that injures its own tissue. The cascade of inflammation and other damage leads to shock, amputations, organ failure or death. (Janice Carr/CDC via AP)
Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save livesResearchers have found that for doctors treating sepsis, the body's out-of-control reaction to an infection, minutes matter
The Associated Press1 day ago
From left, actors Julien Herbin, Coralie Russier, Adele Haenel, Arnaud Valois and director Robin Campillo, pose for photographers during the photo call for the film 120 Battements par Minute, at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
French AIDS drama earns best reviews yet at Cannes Film festThe French AIDS drama "120 Beats Per Minute" has debuted at the Cannes Film Festival and has quickly joined the shortlist of favorites for the festival's coveted Palme d'Or prize
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2017 file photo David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola, speaks to the media, at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.  For the first time, WHO’s governing body made up of 194 member states will choose from three candidates, Tuesday May 23, 2017.  not one pre-selected by its executive board, as in past years. David Nabarro a  British physician, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus a former Ethiopian health minister and Pakistani doctor Sania Nishtar  are the candidates to replace WHO Director General Dr. Margaret Chan.  (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
3 vie for top WHO post in UN health agency electionA British physician, an Ethiopian former health minister and a Pakistani expert on non-communicable diseases are the three finalists vying for the top job at the World Health Organization in an election on Tuesday
The Associated Press2 days ago
Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age childrenThe Italian government has made 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending schools up to age 16 in an effort to combat what it characterized as misinformation
The Associated Press3 days ago
5 people hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheeseCalifornia officials say five people were hospitalized after eating nacho cheese from a Sacramento gas station
The Associated Press3 days ago
Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29; includes 2 lab-confirmed deaths
The Associated Press3 days ago
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