Public Health

A cattle carcass is pictured on the Agropil ranch as the Pilcomayo river faces its worst drought in almost two decades, in Boqueron, on the border between Paraguay and Argentina, July 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says

Climate change is already taking a major toll on public health and threatening to reverse progress made over the past century in combatting infectious diseases, according to one of the world's oldest...
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - SEPT. 26, 2017: Hospital employees and nurses gather to pray for a co-worker who was critically injured in a violent attack during the chaos post-Maria hurricane. At the Centro Medico Puerto Rico (hospital), critical care cases from all over the island are brought for care. It has been a struggle to keep everything working smoothly given the damage done to infrastructure. (Photo by Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Doctors In Puerto Rico Face Mounting Medical Crisis In Maria's Wake

Dr. Antonio Rodriguez Mimoso, an OB-GYN in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was on call when Hurricane Maria hit on Sept. 20, blasting the island with 150 mph winds and knocking out the electricity grid. "It wa...
WASHINGTON - MARCH 23: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) signs the Affordable Health Care for America Act as Marcelas Owens looks on during a ceremony with fellow Democrats in the East Room of the White House March 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. The landmark bill was passed by the House of Representatives Sunday after a 14-month-long political battle that left the legislation without a single Republican vote. Owen's mother got sick, lost her job, lost her health insurance, and then lost her life. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obamacare Survived Because It Has Made Life Better For Millions

The Affordable Care Act has survived yet another effort to snuff it out. And one reason is a simple reality that Republicans have rarely been willing to admit ― to their supporters, to the general pub...
U.S. President Donald Trump calls on Republican Senators to move forward and vote on a healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Psych Group Says It's OK To Publicly Debate Donald Trump’s Mental Health

Earlier this month, the American Psychoanalytic Association sent an email to its members encouraging them to offer analysis on behavior among those in the public eye if they feel inclined to do so. Th...
UNITED STATES - MAY 18: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduces Robert S. Karem, nominee for Assistant Secretary Of Defense For International Security Affairs, during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on May 18, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Senate Republicans' Health Care Bill Would See 22 Million Go Uninsured

Twenty-two million fewer people would have health coverage over the next 10 years under legislation that SenateRepublicans aim to bring to the floor for a vote this week, according to the Congressiona...
White House advisor Kellyanne Conway makes remarks during a broadcast of Sean Hannity's TV show during the opening day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), an annual gathering of conservative politicians, journalists and celebrities, at National Harbor, Maryland, February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Kellyanne Conway Defends Medicaid Cuts, Says Adults Can Always Find Jobs

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday came right out and said what so many Republicans are probably thinking ― that taking Medicaid away from able-bodied adults is no big deal, because they...