For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 03:07 PM CDT
Health Plan's Fall Brings Dread for 'Obamacare' Recipients
One American was able to afford her toddler's latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college to pursue her dreams.
They and thousands of others were able to do so as beneficiaries of...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 08:08 AM CDT
'Repeal Now, Replace Later' Would Impact Consumers Quickly
Consumers would feel the impact immediately if Republicans repeal "Obamacare" with no replacement.
Problems could start this fall for customers buying individual health policies, say independent experts,...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 07:56 AM CDT
Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People With Memory Loss
Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET...
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 07:41 PM CDT
Boy, 10, Among Youngest Fla. Victims of Opioid Crisis: Officials
A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities said Tuesday. But how he...
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:27 PM CDT
Chipotle in Va. Reopens After Closure, Reports of Illness
President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it's time to "let Obamacare fail" after the latest GOP health care plan crashed and burned in the Senate, a stunning failure for the president, Republican leader Mitch...
Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:55 AM CDT
'Raining Needles': Drug Crisis Creates Syringe Pollution
They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users...
Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:29 AM CDT
Preventive Care, Screenings Could Be Compromised by GOP Bill
President Donald Trump has often said he doesn't want people "dying in the streets" for lack of health care.
But in the United States, where chronic conditions are the major diseases, people decline slowly....
Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:27 PM CDT
Health Plan Hinges on the Young, a Tough Sell: Analysis
Julian Senn-Raemont isn't convinced he needs to buy health insurance when he loses coverage under his dad's plan in a couple of years — no matter what happens in the policy debate in Washington, or how cheap the...