Facing higher premiums, less choice and a last-minute advertising pullback, fewer people signed up for coverage this year through HealthCare.gov, according to data from a preliminary government report Friday.
Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 10:12 AM CST
Laundry Pod-Linked Eye Injuries Surged in Small Kids: Study
Liquid laundry packets are responsible for a surge in eye injuries in young children, according to new medical research. The pods are already under scrutiny after thousands of incidents of kids mistaking them...
The Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges have become too risky for major health insurers, and that's creating further doubt about coverage options consumers might have next year. Aetna, the nation's...
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 01:55 PM CST
Repeal of Health Law Could Mean Women Pay More For Less
From a return to higher premiums based on gender, to gaps in coverage for birth control and breast pumps, experts say women could end up paying more for less if the Obama-era health care law is repealed.
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 01:38 PM CST
Tackle Food Safety: Keep Your Food Safe on Game Day
The world is on the brink of another revolution thanks to an emerging technology called in vitro gametogenesis, or IVG, which would allow doctors to develop eggs and sperm from a surprising source: skin...
Overnight Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for coverage under the federal health care law. Even if the ultimate fate of Obamacare is uncertain, there's been no change for this year. About 11.5 million...
Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 02:57 PM CST
NJ Becomes 1st State to Offer New Parents Free ‘Baby Boxes’
New Jersey has become the first state where expectant parents can get a free "Baby Box" for their newborn.
The Baby Box Co. announced the Baby Box University program on Thursday. The global integrated program...
Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 11:02 AM CST
Little Girls Doubt That Women Can Be Brilliant, Study Shows
Can women be brilliant? Little girls are not so sure.
A study published Thursday in the journal Science suggests that girls as young as 6 can be led to believe men are inherently smarter and more talented than...
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 09:21 PM CST
Gore Revives Climate, Health Summit Canceled by CDC
A conference on climate change and health is back on but apparently minus the U.S. government. Several organizers including former Vice President Al Gore have resurrected the meeting set for next month in...