Even before Rep. Michele Bachmann made waves by questioning the safety of vaccines against cervical cancer, there was plenty of resistance to routine immunization.As parents fret, vaccination rates for kids have dipped.
Today is a big day for Medicare Chief Donald Berwick. He turns 65. And now he is the first head of the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled to also be a beneficiary."I'm excited," he told Shots in a pre-birthday interview Thursday. "I feel like I'm in my 20s still.
It's hard not to think of french fries as a key part of school lunch, glistening like a beacon from the battered plastic tray. But if the folks at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have their way, we could see a lot fewer of them.And that's not right, says Sen. Susan Collins.
How well are medical schools preparing the next generation of doctors to care for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients? Not too well, it seems.In a survey of medical school deans in the U.S.
It used to be that opposition to publicly funded birth control was linked to abortion.Either the birth control in question allegedly caused abortion, or the organization providing the birth control (read: Planned Parenthood) also performed abortions.