(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden Administration announced Monday it will move to protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services said it will roll back a Trump administration policy that tried to narrow the legal protections... Read More.
(LONDON) — A catastrophic fire in a hospital in Iraq has killed dozens of patients who were being treated there. At least 82 patients have been killed in the massive fire at the Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital in Iraq’s capital city of Baghdad. "The death toll from... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Health care provider One Medical has been cut off from the vaccine rollout in five California counties after ineligible patients jumped the line to get the coveted shot.Vaccine allocations were stopped... Read More.
By MATT GUTMAN, ESTHER CASTILLEJO and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles hospitals have been scrambling to care for the rising number of coronavirus patients for weeks now, turning chapels and gift shops into space to care for those who... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(PINE BLUFF, Ark.) -- Around 200 people are starting 2021 off without any medical debt thanks to the kindness of an oncology doctor who erased $650,000 of his patients' debt.Dr. Omar Atiq, a medical... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (PITTSBURGH) -- Nurse Carly Thomas was among the first health care workers assigned to her western Pennsylvania hospital's COVID-19 unit in March."That day, those nurses prayed," Thomas, who has worked at Excela Westmoreland Hospital for nine... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 62.7 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering... Read More.
By MATT GUTMAN and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- More Americans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 than ever before.As more than 73,000 people across the country seek medical attention for the virus, health care professionals are saying they've... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.1 million people worldwide.Over 44.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Defense attorneys for a former Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for allegedly ordering fatal doses of pain medication for patients are looking to have the charges dismissed.William Husel,... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Taylor Pikkarainen, a traveling nurse, spent over two months this spring on assignment in New Jersey helping to save the lives of patients with COVID-19.Pikkarainen, 27, then returned to her home... Read More.