Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

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GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the... Read More

Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

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MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (Reuters) – A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia’s Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. Reuters: Health News... Read More

White House says Trump opposes Senate’s bipartisan Obamacare deal

White House says Trump opposes Senate’s bipartisan Obamacare deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan deal from two senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers suffered major setbacks on Wednesday with the White House saying President Donald... Read More

McDonald’s South Korea office raided in burger probe: reports

McDonald’s South Korea office raided in burger probe: reports

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean investigators raided the Seoul office of McDonald’s Corp on Wednesday, following a series of complaints that children fell ill after eating hamburger patties alleged to... Read More

Trump says he could jettison drug czar pick

Trump says he could jettison drug czar pick

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would review a report that his nominee for drug czar championed a law that weakened the government’s ability to... Read More

Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats... Read More

U.S. states sue to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

U.S. states sue to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions... Read More

Trump nails Obamacare with decision to cut off billions in subsidies

Trump nails Obamacare with decision to cut off billions in subsidies

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump moved to undermine Obamacare dramatically late on Thursday by cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients, sparking threats of legal... Read More