WASHINGTON -- California, which has used the Affordable Care Act to extend health protections to millions of its residents and cut in half the number of people without health insurance, stands to lose more than any other ...Read more
Dear Amy: After more than 20 years of marriage, my husband and I divorced. During the marriage, my husband had a brief sexual affair with my sister. I did not find out until several years after the event. My husband ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Our daughter is celebrating her 50th birthday next month. Her husband, Ben, is throwing her a surprise party at a restaurant. We know because he has asked us to watch and feed the grandkids, who are in their ...Read more
Q: Our 14-year-old daughter has recently become obsessed with her appearance. She'll practically lock herself in her bedroom or bathroom until she gets her hair, makeup and clothes perfect. What can we do as her parents to...Read more
Orange County, Calif., Rep. Ed Royce was noncommittal about his stance on the controversial Graham-Cassidy health care bill designed to roll back provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
"I have not looked at the details in...Read more
WASHINGTON –– President Donald Trump Saturday criticized Sen. John McCain for delivering an apparent fatal blow to the latest Republican health care legislation, saying the Arizona Republican "let down" his state and ...Read more
Dear Amy: My 30-year-old son returned to live at home from several states away.
He has a college degree, is handsome, charming, and quick-witted.
His former position with a well-known insurance company ended when the ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I'm a guy in college, majoring in computer science. I live with my mother, who's in her 60s and works as an elementary school teacher.
Right now, we live in an urban area, near some big cities. Most of our ...Read more
Medical Billing Horror StoriesSharon Hollander
Anecdotes and real case studies ripped from the headlines about what doctors did which got them into trouble. The case studies are true stories of medical professionals that got into trouble with the FBI, Medicare or the Office of Inspector General. A must read for healthcare professionals ...
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"Alex" is married to one of my closest friends, "Lana," and Alex and I work at the same company. Recently my husband "Ben" also joined the same place. Lana has ...Read more
Q: Our church has been invited to visit a local nursing home and hold a brief weekly service, but I'm not sure it's worth doing. Most of the residents probably have dementia, and I don't think they'll even remember we've ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Stinson Dean is used to taking risks. The entrepreneur from Independence, Mo., says coping with the ups and downs of the market is an inevitable part of his business.
But when he started his company ...Read more
Companies and pharmacies are already reminding people that it's time to get a flu shot, and the push may be more warranted this year.
A particularly bad flu season was reported in Australia, which has served as a rough ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham's quest to fulfill his party's promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appeared all but doomed Friday after his close friend, Sen. John McCain, said he would oppose the ...Read more
The latest GOP effort to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act is getting a lot of attention, even if its passage seems unlikely. But there is far more to the measure than its changes to rules regarding pre-existing...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., dealt a critical blow to Republicans' last-ditch attempt to roll back the Affordable Care Act on Friday, announcing he will not vote for sweeping repeal legislation that GOP leaders...Read more
WASHINGTON -- State Medicaid directors voiced their opposition Thursday to the latest effort in the Senate to repeal the 2010 health care law.
The National Association of Medicaid Directors, a group that represents the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A federal health exchange the government spent over $1 billion to create would likely be made obsolete by the recent GOP proposal to gut the 2010 health law.
Policy experts say the Department of Health and ...Read more
A new report from the American Institute of Cancer Research finds five habits that can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer:
--Eating whole grains and foods containing fiber reduces risk
--Excess body fat is one of the ...Read more
Dear Mayo Clinic: Is it best to have bunions surgically treated before they begin hurting, or do some never cause pain? In the past few months, I've noticed throbbing from the bunion on my left foot, and I'm considering ...Read more
Dear Amy: I am a dad with two children, ages 11 and 8.
Three months ago, we were at my mother and stepfather's house for a family cookout.
My 8-year-old son was throwing "pops" on the ground (you know -- those ...Read more
Inside Health & Spirit
- McCain delivers a potentially fatal blow to GOP effort to repeal Obamacare
- It would be a really good idea to get a flu shot this year
- Graham's health care overhaul imperiled after McCain says no
- California would take biggest hit under Senate Republicans' latest Obamacare repeal
- California Republican won't say if he supports Graham-Cassidy health care bill