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Pregnant women prescribed UTI pills linked to birth defects

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, can be problematic for pregnant women and their babies, but so can two antibiotics used to treat these infections, U.S. health officials warn.

Ky. becomes first state to require Medicaid recipients to work

Kentucky has become the first state to require Medicaid recipients to work, one day after the Trump administration began allowing the change.

New antifungal drug combats deadly microscopic yeast

Scientists have discovered a novel drug compound capable of combating drug-resistant yeast strains. Microscopic yeasts are a menace in hospitals.

CDC: Severe flu season slams all but one state

The worst flu season in years is only getting worse, with 49 states now seeing widespread misery, U.S. health officials report.

Millions of U.S. children to lose healthcare if CHIP money runs...

Time is running out for millions of American kids covered by the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP.