Tax bill kills health insurance mandate
The tax bill being considered in Congress kills the individual mandate - the unpopular Obamacare provision that required everyone to buy health insurance.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:02:44 GMT
Bargains lure millions to health care markets
Despite endless repeal efforts, millions are signing up for health insurance on the Obamacare markets in the final days of open enrollment, and finding bargains
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:32:44 GMT
Obamacare sign-ups surge as deadline nears
Over 1 million people chose insurance through the federal health care exchange last week as open enrollment approaches its Dec. 15 deadline.
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:37:41 GMT
Amber find shows ticks fed on dinosaurs
The bodies of ticks have been found encased in 99 million-year-old amber, entangled with dinosaur feathers and engorged with blood, showing ticks bit dinosaurs.
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:40:24 GMT
Opioid crisis straining foster system
Across the U.S., soaring use of opioids has forced tens of thousands of children from their homes, creating a generation of kids abandoned by addicted parents.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:53:00 GMT
Vigorous exercise can slow Parkinson's
Intense exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson's enough so that patients can notice the difference, researchers reported.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:21:37 GMT
Flu season hits early this year
The U.S. may be in for an early and dangerous flu season, with influenza already more widespread than it was this time last year, the CDC says.
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:55:22 GMT
U.S. puts 3-D mammograms to the test
U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier 3-D mammogram really improves screening for breast cancer.
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:43:04 GMT