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Dr. Francis S. Collins is the new National Institutes of Health director.The new head of the National Institutes of Health rejects the notion that faith and science conflict in substantial ways.

Medical advice is increasingly available through walk-in clinics at supermarkets, drugstores and big-box discounters, but some caveats are in order.

In a marathon session, the Senate Finance Committee voted to ease penalties for those without health insurance.

The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday rejected a proposal to add a government-run health insurance plan to the health care proposal.

White House officials say they have begun an aggressive campaign to line up votes for a health care bill.

The Food and Drug Administration said that four congressmen and its former commissioner influenced the process that led it to approve a patch for injured knees.

Senator Bill Nelson of Florida is trying to block a potential cut in Medicare Advantage benefits for older Americans.