Senate Republican leaders released a new version of their health care bill on Thursday and they hope to vote on it as soon as next week. The Senate bill would weaken protections for people with pre-existing...
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 12:32 PM CDT
Keep Your Cool This Summer: Safety Tips for the Heat
With temperatures in some parts of the country soaring as high as 120 degrees this summer, combatting the heat is no easy task. Last year 94 people suffered from heat related deaths more than double the...
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:59 AM CDT
Investors: 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Was Shady -- and Profitable
The jury at the securities fraud trial of "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has heard investors accuse the quirky former biotech CEO of repeatedly giving them the runaround when they tried to pull their money out...
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 06:39 PM CDT
Connecticut Doctor Arrested While Feds Search for Other in Major Health Fraud Scheme
One Connecticut doctor has been arrested and federal officials are searching for another in connection with an investigation that authorities are calling the largest health care fraud enforcement action by...
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 09:48 AM CDT
US Charges Hundreds in Health Fraud Schemes Worth $1.3B
More than 400 people have been charged with taking part in health care fraud and opioid scams that totaled $1.3 billion in false billing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday.
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 04:15 PM CDT
McConnell Reveals New Health Bill; Will His GOP Support It?
Republican leaders unveiled a new health care bill Thursday in their increasingly desperate effort to deliver on seven years of promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare." They immediately lost two key votes,...
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 09:37 PM CDT
Senate Consumer Choice Idea Could Raise Premiums for Sick
A health care proposal from Senate conservatives would let insurers sell skimpy policies provided they also offer a comprehensive plan. It's being billed as pro-consumer, allowing freedom of choice and potential...
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 10:38 AM CDT
Dayton Hospital Calls on Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid Babies
As the opioid epidemic grips Ohio, one Dayton hospital is making sure their youngest victims are in good hands. Each year, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital see an average of 90 babies...
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:06 AM CDT
How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain
A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom.
The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing...
Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series "True Blood," died suddenly this week at the age of 39. The actor struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for many years, NBC...