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...
Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 12:38 PM CDT
FDA Approves 1st Blood Sugar Monitor Without Finger Pricks
Federal regulators have approved the first continuous blood sugar monitor for diabetics that doesn't need backup finger prick tests.
Current models require users to test a drop of blood twice daily to...
Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 02:24 PM CDT
US Health Officials Brace for Potentially Bad Flu Season
It's flu shot time, and health officials are bracing for a potentially miserable fall and winter.
The clues: The Southern Hemisphere, especially Australia, was hit hard over the past few months with a flu...
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 03:50 PM CDT
Trump Says GOP Has Health Care Votes ... But It Doesn't
Guess what? Turns out Republicans have the votes to push health care legislation through the Senate, but they've been flummoxed because one supportive senator is in the hospital.
That was President Donald...
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 12:36 PM CDT
Congress at Crossroads After GOP Health Care Fails: Analysis
Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans' stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law. But what's next — more partisan conflict or a pragmatic shift toward cooperation?
Unless Republicans and...