- More than 10M enrolled this year under Obama's health law
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 10 million people have signed up for private health insurance this year under President Barack Obama's law, the administration said Tuesday. That puts the nation finally within reach of coverage for all, but it may not last.
- Federal eateries join effort to curb animal antibiotic use
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's effort to curb the use of antibiotics in animals raised for meat is starting with his own employees.
- South Korea reports its first 2 deaths from MERS virus
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of a virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
- Survey: Most Americans with disabilities 'striving to work'
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than two-thirds of American adults with disabilities are "striving to work," according to a national employment survey being released just before the landmark legislation protecting their rights turns 25.
- 1 of Pentagon's own labs may have received suspect anthrax
WASHINGTON (AP) — A laboratory on the grounds of the Pentagon compound is among dozens of facilities that may have mistakenly received live anthrax, officials said Tuesday.
- Vast trove of Medicare data details how billions are spent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joint replacement was the most common hospital procedure that Medicare paid for in 2013, accounting for nearly 450,000 inpatient admissions and $6.6 billion in payments.
- Novel government cancer study will test precision medicine
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government is launching a very different kind of cancer study that will assign patients drugs based on what genes drive their tumors rather than the type.
- Hong Kong quarantines 18 over MERS fears
BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong authorities quarantined 18 fellow passengers of a South Korean man who arrived in the city infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS.
- Cancer treatments got gentler, yet kids' survival improved
CHICAGO (AP) — The move to make cancer treatments gentler for children has paid a double dividend: More kids are surviving than ever before, and without the long-term complications that doomed many of their peers a generation ago, new research shows.
- GOP attack on water rule part of wider bid to 'rein in' EPA
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says a new federal rule regulating small streams and wetlands will protect the drinking water of more than 117 million people in the country.