Health

Florida Considering Drug Importation Bill Despite Concerns over Fraud

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to push a bill that would make it easier to import prescription drugs from Canada despite concerns over increased fraud that might come with the bill; one advocate for the bill has faced accusations of faking prescriptions. 

In this June 15, 2018 photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Poll: 31% of Republicans Support ‘Medicare for All’

A new Morning Consult poll shows that “Medicare for All” falls just short of majority support (47%) — but that 31% of Republicans support the policy, which is being championed by socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and other 2020 Democratic candidates.

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CDC: One in Seven Transgender Women Have HIV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a “Dear Colleague” letter Wednesday with warnings about the high prevalence and risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among transgender individuals.

Transgender, intergender, LGBT -- the vocabulary of gender identity is evolving as the old dividing line between the sexes is increasingly being called into question

Report: Measles Strikes Google Headquarters

One case of measles has struck Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, adding to the overall increase of measles outbreaks being reported since the beginning of 2019. So far, there have been more reports of measles in the first three months of 2019 than in all of 2018, despite the disease having been officially eradicated in the United States in 2000.

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Congolese Migrants Monitored for Ebola Along Texas Border, Says Official

A public health official in Laredo, Texas, said 20 Congolese migrants were monitored for Ebola and other diseases in shelters in his city and across the Mexican border in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. Shortly after his announcement during a Laredo City Council meeting, the World Health Organization (WHO) considered declaring a “global emergency” in response to a massive outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

A CBP officer processes arriving bus passengers at Laredo Port of Entry.

Pinkerton: Making American Healthcare Great Again, Part Two

If the healthcare issue is due for a revival, as President Donald Trump is indicating, then it’s worth recalling, and seeking to learn from, some of the pitfalls that befell the big and ambitious healthcare plan of his predecessor, Barack Obama.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - DECEMBER 9: President-elect Donald Trump looks on during a rally at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his victory tour across the country. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Liz Cheney: ‘Big Lie’ Is GOP Opposes Pre-Existing Conditions Protections

House Republican chairwoman Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) told Breitbart News Daily on Friday that Democrats continue to propagate the “big lie” that Republicans want to eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions, despite the numerous times Republicans voted to protect Americans who have these conditions.

In a Friday, May 6, 2016 photo, Dr. Shane Prejean briefs a group of medical residents and medical students while visiting a patient at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana’s deep, persistent budget troubles are endangering the future of medical training programs. Proposed …

Hogan Gidley: Medicare For All a ‘Complete and Total Joke’

White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley told Breitbart News Daily that Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All plan amounts to a “complete and total joke,” whereas Republicans will offer a plan that will lower healthcare costs and offer more options for Americans.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a health care rally at the 2017 Convention of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee on September 22, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Sen. Bernie Sanders addressed the California Nurses Association about his Medicare for All Act of 2017 bill. (Photo by …