The ruling, which gave the federal government 11 days to find a sponsor to take custody of the teenager, could put her health at risk, doctors said.
The Environmental Protection Agency published a list of potential threats it would evaluate first under a new law. Interest groups are lining up in opposition.
A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now shapes policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk. (At right, a signing ceremony for new rules on toxic chemicals.)
The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.”
Gabrielle Deydier’s plaintive account and sociological study exposes the many ways the obese face censure and insensitivity.
A state lawmaker in Georgia who is married to former U.S. health and human services secretary Tom Price has drawn criticism for suggesting that people with HIV be quarantined to stop the spread of the virus, recalling language used in an earlier era when AIDS was little understood. “What are we legally able to do? I don’t…
The agency says it won’t accept individual tax returns that don’t meet requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
On October 20, 2017, the federal government filed a response to the states’ motion for a temporary restraining order and injunction in California v. Trump. The attorneys general of eighteen states and the District of Columbia sued the federal government on October 13 challenging as illegal President Trump’s decision to cease cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments;…
Platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer up memes designed to feel real, if only for an instant — long enough for our minds to make a false connection.
Many doctors recommend that women in labor sit upright or walk to speed things along. But the best bet may be to lie on your side.