Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, and health groups warn lives are at risk

June 24th 2022

The American Medical Association said the ruling doesn’t end abortion, but safe access to abortion. The American Academy of Pediatrics said teens should be able to get reproductive health services, including abortion services.

Supreme Court sides with government on payments to safety net hospitals

June 24th 2022

In a narrow ruling, the court upheld the policy of the Department of Health and Human Services. The case involves billions of dollars in Medicare payments.

Most women unaware they’re at higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease

June 24th 2022

A survey by the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at Cleveland Clinic found women aren’t talking to doctors about possible risk factors.

U.S. ramps up testing for monkeypox

June 24th 2022

The CDC is sending tests to five large laboratories. More than 150 cases have been reported in the United States.

VA postponing rollout of new electronic health record system

June 23rd 2022

The Department of Veterans Affairs said some facilities won’t get the new system until next year. The delay comes amid reports of problems with the system harming patients at a veterans hospital in Washington state.