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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
Anxiety signs can feel more physical than mental

Shortness of breath, racing heart and tremors could be signs of anxiety

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:07:08 GMT
Bigger wine glasses equal more boozing

Those memes showing giant wine glasses may be reflecting reality: wine glasses are getting bigger.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:51:45 GMT
Stave off holiday weight gain with this 5-move workout

No gym, no time, no space? No problem.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:05:00 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
Families warned they may lose children's health coverage

Virginia warned families this week that the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is about to run out of money because Congress has failed to fund it.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:19:05 GMT
What 5 months of consistent, healthy weight loss looks like

There is no magic switch that makes you suddenly love running and eating kale. Here's how Daniel J. Green found weight-loss success, one step at a time.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:56:36 GMT
Secret ingredients that shave hundreds of calories

One ingredient swaps that will save you hundreds of calories (not to mention fat and sugar) this holiday season.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:05:00 GMT
The best way to take a shower, according to doctors

Try these 11 expert tips for a better shower; your skin will thank you

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:09:00 GMT
In praise of worrying: Why fretting can be good for you

Forget 'don't worry, be happy.' Studies show worrying the right way is better than not worrying at all.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:35:00 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
5 healthy, homemade ramen recipes you can slurp guilt-free

Trying to make better choices? Skip the noodle joint (and the instant noodles) and serve up these ramen recipes that are healthy, homemade and delicious.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:40:00 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
New CDC director questioned about financial conflicts

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald was required to sell a range of stocks she owned, including for beer and soda, tobacco and a number of health care companies.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:24:00 GMT
Why indulging in a 'cheat meal' can help you lose weight

Indulging in that bacon cheeseburger can be healthy if you do it right.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:56:00 GMT
1 in 5 kids facing mental health risk in U.S.

American children's mental health is worrying experts, with one in five kids suffering from a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:52:00 GMT
Think you have a vitamin D deficiency? Here's how to tell

Everyone says we're not getting enough of it, but what is vitamin D, anyway?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:04:00 GMT
Gadgets and gifts that will take your fitness routine to the next level

Push your favorite gym-goer into high-gear (or get a newbie started on the right foot).

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Congress neglects CHIP kids' health plan

Congress has failed to come up with any funding for CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program that covers 9 million kids.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:56:20 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
How 'intuitive eating' can help you love your body and get healthy

Letting go of the number on the scale helped Michelle Vina-Baltsas improve her blood work and finally make peace with her body.

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:58:00 GMT
Do this to make your strength training routine more effective

Making a few tweaks to your strength routine can supercharge your workout and your results.

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 02:00:00 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
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