VOA News: Health Mon, 13 Jul 2009 16:21:50 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Re-Thinking Delivery Room Design Eases Labor Mon, 13 Jul 2009 16:21:50 +0200 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 16:21:50 -0400 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 16:21:50 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/science/2009-07-13-voa35.cfm?rss=health Women give birth more easily when they aren't confined to beds, research suggests "www.voanews.com/english/Science/2009-07-13-voa35.cfm?RSS=Health" WHO: Swine Flu Virus is 'Unstoppable' Mon, 13 Jul 2009 23:03:46 +0200 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 23:03:46 -0400 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 23:03:46 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-13-voa54.cfm?rss=health Vaccine research chief Marie-Paule Kieny says that health care workers should get immunized first because they are needed during an outbreak "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-13-voa54.cfm?RSS=Health" Obama: Health Care Improvements 'Inevitable' Tue, 14 Jul 2009 01:35:25 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 01:35:25 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 01:35:25 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa2.cfm?rss=health US president nominates African-American Regina Benjamin to become next US Surgeon General "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa2.cfm?RSS=Health" Artificial Pancreas May Free Diabetics Tue, 14 Jul 2009 16:17:49 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 16:17:49 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 16:17:49 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa34.cfm?rss=health Device tested on small group of type one diabetics; more studies planned "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa34.cfm?RSS=Health" Women's Health at Center of Development, Security Goals in Afghanistan Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:52:00 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:52:00 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:52:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa61.cfm?rss=health US State Department's ambassador-at-large for Global Women's Issues says Afghan women are facing formidable obstacles "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa61.cfm?RSS=Health" House Democrats Unveil Health Measure, Republicans Respond Tue, 14 Jul 2009 22:28:05 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 22:28:05 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 22:28:05 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa64.cfm?rss=health Republicans immediately blasted proposal, which Democrats say they're determined to have House vote on before August recess "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa64.cfm?RSS=Health" WHO Chief Says Not Enough Swine Flu Vaccine Available Tue, 14 Jul 2009 18:56:00 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 18:56:00 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 18:56:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa65.cfm?rss=health Margaret Chan says that almost everyone on planet is susceptible to H1N1 swine flu virus "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa65.cfm?RSS=Health" Doctor Helps Homeless in Washington with Medical Care Wed, 15 Jul 2009 12:40:49 +0200 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 12:40:49 -0400 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 12:40:49 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-15-voa13.cfm?rss=health Making a Difference: Martinez makes house calls to people with no houses "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-15-voa13.cfm?RSS=Health" Obama Underscores 'Urgency' in Finishing Health Care Reform Wed, 15 Jul 2009 17:15:42 +0200 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 17:15:42 -0400 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 17:15:42 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-07-15-voa29.cfm?rss=health President says proposal will lower costs, expand coverage and increase choices "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-07-15-voa29.cfm?RSS=Health" Scientists Decode Bilharzia Parasite Genomes Wed, 15 Jul 2009 19:06:00 +0200 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 19:06:00 -0400 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 19:06:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-15-voa51.cfm?rss=health Disease, also known as snail fever, afflicts more than 200 million people throughout world, especially in Africa "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-15-voa51.cfm?RSS=Health"