PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- When Canada unveiled a new hospital in Haiti's Artibonite Valley nearly three years ago, its ambassador described the $30 million facility as "Canada's commitment to improving access to quality ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- By jeopardizing valuable consumer protections and allowing insurers to cherry-pick healthy plan members, the Senate health care bill could drag the individual insurance market back to its pre-Obamacare days ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- White House officials say they are exclusively focused on helping Republican lawmakers craft and pass a health care overhaul, despite President Donald Trump's repeated public statements about simply allowing ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans reconvened behind closed doors Wednesday trying to break the impasse on their health care overhaul but emerged with no apparent strategy for resolving differences by an end-of-week deadline...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republican opposition to legislation to overhaul the U.S. health insurance system grew after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell chose to delay a vote on the measure until after the upcoming Fourth of July...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A day after a vote on a Senate health care bill he backed was delayed, President Donald Trump pushed back against reports that he has not taken a hands-on role in crafting the measure or garnering ample votes...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When Democrats enacted two taxes on wealthy families to help finance the 2010 health care law, Republicans predicted the levies would be politically unpopular and would not survive.
Now, the GOP faces a ...Read more
If you want people to lose weight, pad their pocketbooks.
In a randomized, 8-month-long study in Singapore, participants paid $161 to join an intensive weight loss program that included learning healthy lifestyle skills...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 ...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Uber recently pledged to be friendlier to its employees and its drivers. As of Tuesday, it plans to be friendlier to senior citizens, too.
The ride-hailing company launched a feature in more than 30 ...Read more
In 1968 the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare published a booklet of "Peanuts" cartoons to teach people about lazy eye. In it, an ophthalmologist confirms that Sally has a lazy eye and needs to wear an eye ...Read more
Dear Amy: I am the youngest of a pretty big family. My siblings and I are all in our 50s and 60s now.
We have never been particularly close. Once I moved 1,000 miles away, I was no longer invited back home, even for ...Read more
DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column regarding the woman with Parkinson's disease experiencing a loss of taste, I was wondering if you have read about the Miracle Fruit. It's an African berry known for enhancing flavor ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: I recently had to spend a night in the hospital following minor surgery. One of the female techs taking care of me leaned over me to straighten out the bedding and I could see everything when the top of her ...Read more
A year ago I met a girl in college, we bonded and quickly became very good friends. In fact, I think of her as one of my best friends.
The thing is, a few days ago she said something horrible behind my ...Read more
Q: If you were to ask me what I believe about God, I'd probably have to say that I'm an atheist. I know some atheists are very belligerent and aren't open to believing in God, but I'm not like that. Can you give me any ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Mitch McConnell suffered a rare, stinging defeat Tuesday. But he's wily enough to recover.
The Senate majority leader was forced to postpone a vote on a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after failing to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A political group aligned with President Donald Trump is pulling its ad targeting a Republican senator for opposing the GOP health care plan, following a backlash from lawmakers who criticized the group for ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Several national veterans organizations are warning that Republican legislation to repeal Obamacare will strip health care from the military veterans who need it most, including those who are disabled or ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Facing resistance from their own party, Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday they would postpone a vote on their health care bill until after the July Fourth recess.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Tuesday that opposing the Republican health care bill wasn't enough, and the Democratic Party should start running on a new national single-payer plan.
"President Obama tried to ...Read more
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- Ticks that can make you allergic to red meat are spreading
- Senate GOP leaders delay vote on health bill until after July Fourth recess
- Veterans groups: Repealing Obamacare will hurt disabled, other vets
- Report: Haiti should focus on primary care more than hospitals
- GOP's health care bills threaten huge disruptions across the system