Florida is the epicenter of a prescription drug abuse epidemic. Each day in communities from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale, thousands of doses of powerful narcotics like oxycodone are dispensed in pain clinics — storefront operations also called "pill mills."
There's only one thing that seems pretty clear about the constitutionality of the provision of the health law that requires most individuals to either have insurance or pay a penalty starting in the year 2014: The final say is likely to come from the Supreme Court.But that's not likely to happen for
The health care battles didn't end for doctors with the passage of the federal health law last year, and their lobbying shows it.The American Medical Association was the biggest spender for lobbying operations among health care groups last year.
People have been arguing for decades over whether abortion endangers a woman's mental health. Now, a new study could settle the debate.Choosing to have an abortion is not an easy decision, and scientists have put a lot of effort into trying to find out whether women are harmed by that choice.
The State of the Union speech Tuesday night stirred up a lot of talk about the growing federal deficit and how it may weigh on America's future.But the nation is already paying a price for a health debt of sorts.