| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:13 AM
A recent report by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ranked the 50 states plus Washington, D.C. by how much alcohol the average resident consumes each year.
Looking at a map of which states are down with the beer, wine and liquor,...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Giving more people health insurance could save tens of thousands of lives nationwide, according to a new analysis of data from Massachusetts, whose reforms became the model for President Obama's health law.
Throughout the national debate over the...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:51 PM
70,000 Approximate number of people ages 15-39 who are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States
1.7 million The number of people diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society
| May 2, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Positive news reports about insurance enrollments under Affordable Care Act have been coming out so steadily that they barely make headlines anymore. Still searching for a way to depict Obamacare as a "train wreck," GOP critics of the law have no option...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Office visits are the bread and butter of many physicians’ practices. Medicare pays for more than 200 million of them a year, often to deal with routine problems like colds or high blood pressure. Most require relatively modest amounts of a doctor&...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Obama administration has quietly adjusted key provisions of its signature healthcare law to potentially make billions of additional taxpayer dollars available to the insurance industry if companies providing coverage through the Affordable Care Act...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Today's you-gotta-be-kidding-me moment comes courtesy of the right-wing Heritage Foundation, which claims that the mass media are all so hopelessly liberal that its only option is to start its own website offering "just true, straight-down-the-middle...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Enrollment through insurance exchanges authorized by the Affordable Care Act has exceeded projections, according to a U.S. Health and Human Services announcement Thursday.
One month after the end of the first open enrollment period, HHS Secretary...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Federal investigators say one of Medicare's most wanted fugitives, who was convicted in a $20-million fraud case, may be hiding out in the Los Angeles area.
Authorities say Nuritsa Grigoryan fled last month after being found guilty for her role at a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Nearly all of us need to make more time for fitness. Finding that time, though, can seem impossible.
But what if you could wedge that workout in at work? If it sounds far-fetched (or a great way to get yourself fired), listen up.
Dr. James Levine,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:33 PM
The nearly 3.8 million Californians who have applied for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will get help registering to vote under an agreement reached with several civil rights groups, officials announced Monday.
The agreement heads...