A revised Republican health care bill would drive up the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday in a report unlikely to help GOP leaders persuade...
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 07:32 AM PDT
Panel Finds Lifestyle Changes Could Stave Off Alzheimer's
There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer's, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine key risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases around...
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 04:36 AM PDT
For 1st Time, Over Half of People With HIV Taking AIDS Drugs
For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 01:07 PM PDT
Health Plan's Fall Brings Dread for 'Obamacare' Recipients
One American was able to afford her toddler's latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college to pursue her dreams.
They and thousands of others were able to do so as beneficiaries of...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 06:08 AM PDT
'Repeal Now, Replace Later' Would Impact Consumers Quickly
Consumers would feel the impact immediately if Republicans repeal "Obamacare" with no replacement.
Problems could start this fall for customers buying individual health policies, say independent experts,...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:56 AM PDT
Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People With Memory Loss
Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET...
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 05:41 PM PDT
Boy, 10, Among Youngest Fla. Victims of Opioid Crisis: Officials
A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities said Tuesday. But how he...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 10:27 AM PDT
Chipotle in Va. Reopens After Closure, Reports of Illness
President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it's time to "let Obamacare fail" after the latest GOP health care plan crashed and burned in the Senate, a stunning failure for the president, Republican leader Mitch...
Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 04:55 AM PDT
'Raining Needles': Drug Crisis Creates Syringe Pollution
They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users...