NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. Full Story
Too much iced tea caused Arkansas man's kidney problems
NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day.
Senate has new deadline to avoid doctors' Medicare cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will get a little extra time to prevent a threatened 21 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors.
Lukewarm reception for new sign-up period under health law
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 36,000 people have taken advantage of a second chance to sign up for coverage under the president's health care law, the Obama administration said Wednesday.
10 Ebola cases found during Sierra Leone's shutdown
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone found 10 new Ebola cases during a three-day countrywide shutdown, an official said Wednesday, declaring that the West African country is now at the "tail end" of the epidemic.
Nepal doctors stay away from work to support colleague
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of doctors in Nepal stayed away from work at clinics and hospitals Wednesday to support a colleague who has been on a hunger strike for 10 days demanding reforms in medical education and services.
Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.
Supreme Court sides with Idaho in Medicaid pay dispute
WASHINGTON (AP) — Private health care providers cannot sue to force states to raise their Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with rising medical costs, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Program to put 'Kids Eat Right' logo on Kraft Singles ending
NEW YORK (AP) — A program to put a dietitian group's "Kids Eat Right" logo on Kraft Singles has reached an early expiration date.
New Arizona governor avoids major GOP political fights
PHOENIX (AP) — Less than three months into the job, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey largely has managed to avoid making tough political decisions that could have alienated him from both wings of the Republican Party.
Pharmacist group says members shouldn't aid in executions
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a move that could heighten the hurdles faced by states attempting to execute prisoners, a leading association for U.S. pharmacists has officially discouraged its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections.
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