The Republican bill to replace major portions of Barack Obama's health care law and restructure Medicaid would leave 24 million people uninsured over the next decade, according to projections from the Congressi...
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 09:29 AM PST
Cardboard Boxes as Cribs? Safety Sleep Program Expands
Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes...
Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 at 07:07 PM PDT
Hospitals Worry About Caring for Newly Uninsured in GOP Plan
When Colorado expanded Medicaid coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the largest provider in the Denver region hired more than 250 employees and built a $27 million primary care clinic...
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 03:32 PM PST
Pence Appeals for Complete GOP Support for Health Overhaul
Vice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul during a brief visit Saturday to Kentucky, where the Republican governor and junior senator are...
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 04:23 PM PST
Feel Stressed? Stop Checking Your Phone, Study Says
Rookie doctors can work up to 24 hours straight under new work limits taking effect this summer — a move supporters say will enhance training and foes maintain will do just the opposite.
Women seeking abortions and some basic health services, including prenatal care, contraception and cancer screenings, would face restrictions and struggle to pay for some of that medical care under the House...
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 04:10 AM PST
Bottled Water Beats Soda as No. 1 Drink in US: Industry Analyst
An industry tracker says bottled water overtook soda as the No. 1 drink in the U.S. by sales volume last year.
Bottled water has been enjoying growth for years, while sales of traditional sodas have declined....
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 02:49 AM PST
GOP Health Bill Would Cut CDC's $1B Disease Fighting Fund
A proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent...