Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump...
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 09:00 PM PST
Cough Syrup Containing Opioids Is Dangerous for Kids: FDA
Cough medications that contain opioids like codeine should not ever be taken by kids and they’ll now need to be labeled to make that clear, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
The FDA will also...
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 12:36 PM PST
Trump Work Requirement Rewrites Health Care Rules for Poor
Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the program's...
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 05:11 PM PST
In a 1st, Pennsylvania Declares Opioid Crisis a Disaster
With opioids killing and devastating more people than any other health crisis in Pennsylvania's history, Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday declared a disaster emergency that suspends regulations hindering access to...
It's too early to say that romaine lettuce is the source of an E. coli outbreak that has made at least 24 people in the U.S. and 40 in Canada sick, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday....
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 06:53 PM PST
Health Benefits to Losing 5 Percent of Body Weight: Study
Shedding just five percent of your body weight does a lot, NBC News reported.
It’s enough to decrease total body fat, visceral fat (the dangerous kind that hugs your organs), and liver fat. Plus, that small tip...
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 07:13 AM PST
Flu Season Pushes Bay Area Hospitals Past Capacity
President Donald Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam as questions swirl about his health and fitness. At 71, he's the oldest person ever elected to the nation's...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 10:18 AM PST
Teen's Touching Story of Caring for Whole Family Goes Viral
Sometimes Jonathan Gutierrez' mom cries because she feels so humiliated that he has to look after her. But the 15-year-old always reassures her.
"If I cry, he yells at me, 'Don’t cry Mommy, don’t cry. This...