Advocates for a pregnant 17-year-old girl held in a Texas facility for immigrant children who have crossed the border alone are asking a federal judge to allow her to get an abortion, over the opposition of U.S....
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:32 PM CDT
Whole Foods Recalls Its Raisin Bran for Undeclared Peanuts
Whole Foods Market has recalled some of its 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran across the country because the cereal contains undeclared peanuts, the Food and Drug Administration and grocery chain said....
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 09:34 AM CDT
14 Desperate Days: Anatomy of an Opioid Overdose Outbreak
An alert Georgia emergency room doctor who saw three strange overdose cases apparently related to the drug Percocet sounded the alarm to the Georgia Poison Center this June, NBC News reported, likely saving...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:15 PM CDT
White House Plans Order to Expand Health Care Options
The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that...
Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 06:45 PM CDT
FDA: Drug Shortages Possible Due to Puerto Rico Power Outage
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there.
Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 03:31 PM CDT
Trump's One-Two Punch Hits Birth Control, LGBT Rights
In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 02:53 PM CDT
Obama Admin. Vets Launch Health Insurance Sign-Up Drive
Former Obama administration officials are undertaking a private campaign to encourage people to sign up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act.
With the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1, the...
Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 at 11:13 AM CDT
How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family
Feeling overwhelmed, powerless or angry as you watch news of another mass shooting, this one in Las Vegas? Those feelings are normal, even for people who don't have ties to Nevada or anyone there, according...
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said he will sign legislation Thursday allowing state health insurance and Medicaid coverage for abortions, ending months of speculation after the Republican reversed his stance on the...
Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 01:27 PM CDT
First Lady Listens and Learns at WH Opioid Crisis Discussion
Melania Trump is listening and learning about the nation's opioid epidemic.
The first lady heard Thursday from experts and people affected by addiction to drugs whom she invited to the White House for a...