About 300 people in more than half the states have been charged in the largest crackdown to date on health care fraud, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
According to the Departments of Justice...
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:01 PM CDT
Americans Spend $30 Billion a Year on Alternative Medicine
Americans spend a substantial part of out-of-pocket health care costs on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, even though there is little evidence some...
Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 02:24 PM CDT
Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico at Risk for Zika: CDC
The zika virus is spreading quickly in Puerto Rico, meaning hundreds of babies could be born with birth defects, NBC News reports.
More than 1 percent of all Puerto Rico blood donations tested in early...
Lung cancer patients who have never been treated will now get the same drug used to help former President Jimmy Carter, NBC News reported.
Researchers said they wanted to give Keytruda to 305 lung cancer...
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 06:49 PM CDT
3 Babies Born in US With Birth Defects Caused by Zika: CDC
The World Health Organization's research arm has downgraded its classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen, declaring there isn't enough proof to show a link to cancer. But the International Agency...
Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 03:34 PM CDT
Overdoses, Accidental Deaths Rise Among Americans: Report
The University of Pittsburgh says one of its researchers became infected with the Zika virus in a lab accident. The scientist accidentally stuck herself with a needle last month during a Zika experiment.
Fewer teens are smoking cigarettes than ever before, NBC News reports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that just 11 percent of high school students said they smoked in 2015.