A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an...
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:45 PM EDT
If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO
The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare premiums will increase by 20 percent next year and by 25 percent in 2020 — if President Donald Trump ends key federal subsidies to the program.
The CBO report...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 02:25 PM EDT
Apple, Aetna Meeting to Bring Apple Watch to Aetna: Sources
Apple and Aetna held secret meetings last week to bring Apple's health- and fitness-tracking device, Apple Watch, to Aetna customers, according to three sources who spoke with CNBC.
Aetna, which covers an...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 08:32 AM EDT
A Stronger Medicaid Emerges From GOP Health Overhaul Debate
Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul legislation.
The federal-state health insurance...
Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 11:19 AM EDT
Health Care Divide Leaves Tax on Path to Reinstatement
The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end in GOP health care...
Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 10:09 AM EDT
Program Teaches Astronauts How to Handle Medical Emergencies
Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has teamed up with NASA on an out-of-this-world project. The hospital is helping astronauts prepare for a mission to Mars by teaching them how to handle medical emergencies...
A man who started choking in a coffeehouse was saved by a California State University, Sacramento student who was waiting to interview for a paramedic internship.
Coastal Peaks Coffee owner Mike Knight tells...
An online eye exam that you can take on a computer, in the comfort of your home. Seems like the perfect solution for busy people who may not have time to see the eye doctor. Yet, the increasingly popular...
Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:16 AM EDT
5 Die After Being Fitted With Obesity Devices, FDA Says
At least five people have died after receiving gastric balloons to help them lose weight, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
It’s unclear whether the balloons or the surgery to implant them could...
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