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New York City will pay $20.6 million due to a class-action lawsuit that ultimately found that the pension plan was gender discriminatory towards male-oriented professions, leaving out nursing because it has traditionally been a female-majority led form of work.
Nine out of 10 emergency room physicians surveyed said that they did not have access to the “critical” drugs that they needed to treat patients, according to a new study.
The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018. At least 37 people have died.
People with minor medical conditions are taking fewer trips to the emergency room, trading in the hospital for urgent care centers instead, a new study shows.
The number of three common sexually transmitted diseases hit a record high last year, with nearly 2.3 million cases reported in the U.S. — eclipsing the record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The U.S. Defense Department’s inspector general has opened an investigation into misconduct allegations against White House physician Ronny Jackson.

Most women diagnosed with early stages of common forms of breast cancer may be able to avoid having to undergo chemotherapy, according to a new study.

Science Daily — Even the fittest middle-aged athletes can’t outrun cardiovascular risk factors

CNN — CDC issues first guidelines to treat youth concussions

CNN — Are you prepared for flu season?

U.S. News & World Report — How women can lower lung cancer risk

Reuters — A quarter of adults are too inactive

The Ladders — Harvard study reveals how to have lifetime joy