By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Confused about the federal budget struggle? So are doctors, hospital administrators and other medical professionals who serve the 100 million Americans covered by Medicare and Medicaid.
Rarely has the government sent so many conflicting
By BRETT BARROUQUEREAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky man lost his bid Friday to force a doctor to pay damages for removing a cancer-riddled section of his penis during what was scheduled to be a simple circumcision.
The Kentucky Court of Appeals found that a jury correctly
By DAVID B. CARUSO and JEFF DONNAssociated Press
A federal crackdown on illicit foreign supplies of human growth hormone has failed to stop rampant misuse, and instead has driven record sales of the drug by some of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies, an Associated Press investigation
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Actress Emma Stone, 24, appears lively and confident on the red carpet and onscreen. However, she isn't always that way. She recently revealed her history of panic attacks.
"I was a really anxious kid," Stone told Vogue magazine. At age 8, she had
By BERNARD McGHEEAssociated Press
Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.
Sadly, for others an
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - In a story Dec. 13 about an allegation of sexual abuse against the top official at the Loyal Order of Moose and Moose International fraternal organizations, The Associated Press, relying on information from the accuser's attorney, reported erroneously that the official was
By By BRIAN SKOLOFF and BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The family of an 11-year-old leukemia patient whose mother unexpectedly took her from a Phoenix hospital last month has a history of removing the child from medical facilities against the advice of doctors, police said
By By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's main opposition alliance called for a "No" vote in the referendum on a disputed constitution rather than a boycott, hours after Islamist President Mohammed Morsi's government forged ahead by starting overseas voting in diplomatic
By By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A doctor at a New York City pain clinic - already accused of writing prescriptions for a man convicted in a fatal pharmacy holdup - pleaded not guilty Thursday to manslaughter charges alleging that he caused the overdose deaths of two other
By By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Mathew Martoma knew from an early age he wanted to blend his interests in health care, business and law into a career, and he excelled as a bioethics student. Yet the 38-year-old Florida man now finds himself embroiled in what could prove one