Health | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Health

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

Suspected Case Of Tuberculosis At George Washington University

The District's Department of Health is investigating a suspected case of tuberculosis.

WAMU 88.5

Fate Of Only Hospital East Of Anacostia River Still Unclear

The city took control of the struggling United Medical Center last spring after years of financial trouble.

WAMU 88.5

Cuccinelli Takes Health Care Case To Capitol Hill

As the Virginia attorney general's challenge to the nation's health care law is continuing to make its way through the judicial system, Ken Cuccinelli is taking his argument to Congress as well.

WAMU 88.5

NIH Stuck In Budget Tug-Of-War On Capitol Hill

House Republicans say they're looking to save money any and everywhere. One proposal calls for cutting the budget of the National Institutes of Health.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. To Assess Low HPV Completion Rates Among Students

The D.C. Department of Health is planning to look into why less than 8 percent of sixth- and seventh-grade girls in D.C. Public Schools are completing the series of Human Papiloma Virus vaccine shots.

WAMU 88.5

Maryland Senator Defends Federal Spending On Prenatal Care

Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin helped cut the ribbon at a new prenatal health center in Capitol Heights Maryland. The Greater Baden Walker Mill Health Center was able to renovate its facilities with $400,000 in federal funds. But government grants like that will be harder to come by this year.

Pages