The U.S. federal health insurance website HealthCare.gov, which has had technology problems since its Oct. 1 launch, is now experiencing errors in transmitting applications about 10 percent of the time, a government spokeswoman said on Friday.
A Florida woman has been trying desperately to log in to the new federal health insurance website but cant get through. Theres the salesman in Indiana whose premiums have gone up but whos afraid to try the website because of news coverage about its failures.
"Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho A U.S. Food and Drug Administration report says the Idaho State Department of Agriculture detected abnormalities in yogurt at a Chobani facility two months before the company issued a recall, but state officials say that's not true.
Texas will lose $9.2 billion in 2022; Florida says goodbye to $5 billion; Georgia is out $4.9 billion. A new report details just how much states are losing because they dont want to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, and its not chump change.
In U.S. emergency rooms, the holiday decorating season starts early. Just ask Dr. Carlos Roldan, a Texas ER doc who treated a man who fell off a ladder while putting up his Christmas lights in September. He lost his balance as his wife was on the ladder trying tohand him his walker, Roldan says.
Triplets-and-more increasingly are the result of drugs given to women to make them produce eggs not from using multiple embryos from IVF, or lab-dish fertilization, new research shows.More than one-third of twins and three-quarters of triplets and higher multiple births in the U.S.
With just a handful still working out the details, most states have decided to allow health insurance providers to renew policies that don't meet the new standards required by the Affordable Care Act. That means many people will get to keep their old plans if they want them.
U.S. regulators have warned that some automated external defibrillators made by Philips Medical Systems may be unable to deliver potentially life-saving shocks to the heart in emergency situations, due to an electronic product malfunction.The U.S.
About 29,000 people signed up for health insurance on the federal governments HealthCare.gov website during the first two days of December more than during the whole month of October, a source familiar with the numbers says.
WASHINGTON Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley startup misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA test kit.The test is marketed as a tool to help users predict their risk of developing various diseases.
The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday filed another lawsuit opposing portions of the federal health care overhaul that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that includes birth control, saying it contravenes the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
WASHINGTON Government subsidies to help Americans buy insurance under the health care overhaul may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog warned on Tuesday in the latest indication that troubles are far from over for President Barack Obama's signature legislation.
A radioactive smart bomb might help mop up the last bits of AIDS virus hiding out in a patients body, even getting into the brain, researchers reported Tuesday.The approach is part of a new effort to try to cure AIDS.
LONDON A local British authority is coming under harsh criticism for having a court declare a pregnant Italian woman incompetent, forcing her to have a cesarean section and then taking her baby into custody.
SAN FRANCISCO With blood oozing from deep lacerations, the two patients arrived at California Pacific Medical Centers tidy emergency room. Deepika Singh, 26, had gashed her knee at a backyard barbecue.
WASHINGTON More than a year after theSupreme Court upheld the central provision ofPresident Obamashealth care overhaul, a fresh wave of legal challenges to the law is playing out in courtrooms as conservative critics joined by their Republican allies on Capitol Hill make the case that Mr.
The Food and Drug Administration hopes hospitals and clinics will vote with their pocketbooks, buying supplies from pharmacies regulated under new powers just given to the agency.Congress passed a law last month giving the FDA authority to regulate some so-called compounding pharmacies.
Parties and other social events may be curtailed at the University of California, Santa Barbara after a fourth case of meningitis was confirmed in a potentially deadly outbreak that has left one student permanently disabled.