Health

  • The Valerie Harper Cancer Confusion Explained

    Fans of "Rhoda" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" rejoiced Wednesday when Valerie Harper announced that she was "cancer-free" in Closer magazine. Unfortunately, the excitement was short-lived.

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Robin Roberts: Doctor Told Me I Had Two Years to Live

    Robin Roberts reveals she was told she had just two years to live.

    ET Online
  • Comparison Of The Best Travel Credit Cards of 2014

    If you travel frequently, an airline or travel credit card can help save you money. We've researched the best travel credit cards to help you travel.

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  • Here Are All The Drugs Americans Want To Legalize

    A majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana, polls now show. A series of HuffPost/YouGov surveys conducted over the past several months found that few Americans want to repeal the laws against any other illegal drug. In a HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted in February, 51 percent said they…

    Huffington Post
  • Despite Early ACA Costs, UnitedHealth Will Expand Obamacare Business In 2015

    The nation’s largest health insurance company, UnitedHealth Group (UNH), said its first-quarter earnings dipped slightly due to costs and fees related to the Affordable Care Act, but the company sees growth from the law and is looking to expand its offerings on government-run exchanges next year.…

    Forbes
  • The Electronic-Medical-Records Email of the Day, No. 1

    Background: In last month's issue (subscribe!) I had a brief Q&A with Dr. David Blumenthal, who had kicked off the Obama Administration's effort to encourage use of electronic medical records. It's all the same.

    The Atlantic
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    Dad delivers baby in car on way to hospital

    A dad delivers a baby on the way to the hospital, then continues to drive the rest of the way.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Wednesday’s Top Health Care Stories: Zogenix, Endo, and Teva

    Zogenix, Endo, and Teva could make waves across the health sector this Wednesday morning.

    Motley Fool
  • 5 Health Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

    The Affordable Care Act brought health insurance to the forefront of the public's collective consciousness, but that doesn't mean we're necessarily any smarter about how we use our policies. Everyone who has health insurance, whether it's from a private or government marketplace, should take care…

    U.S.News & World Report LP
  • New Site Grants Access to Anyone's Public Record

    Did you know that your record in online and anyone can see it? Search through millions of public records and see what you can find.

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  • Paralyzed UK Veteran Walks Again With Exo-Skeleton

    Kevin Ogilvie thought he would never walk again after he was left paralyzed from the chest-down in an explosion while serving in Afghanistan in 2012. Ogilvie, a member of the Royal Air Force Regiment, was injured when the vehicle he was driving hit an improvised...

    ABC News
  • Uranium miners at Rio Tinto Namibia mine sick

    Rio Tinto workers in Namibia who mined uranium to supply the British and American militaries in the 1970s are suffering from cancer and other illnesses, a study has found. A joint study by charity Earthlife Namibia and activists at the Labour Resources and Research Institute showed that workers who…

    AFP
  • Dangers of Vaccine Hesitancy Explained in 10 Tweets

    By Dr. Alok Patel, ABC News Medical Unit Parental decisions are the bedrock of childhood vaccination rates. While most parents turn to their pediatricians for help making decisions about immunization there’s also a lot of conflicting information for them to sift through. Worry over whether...

    ABC News
  • Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women

    EL BIREH, West Bank (AP) — Dozens of Palestinian girls and women, most of them newcomers to the world of running, got a lesson in the basics Thursday from a track and field great — three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

    Associated Press
  • Healthcare costs in U.S. far exceed costs in other countries, report says

    An average one-day hospital stay in the United States cost $4,293 last year, six times more than it did in Argentina and nearly 10 times the cost in Spain, an industry group reported Thursday.

    Los Angeles Times
  • The Problem With Giving Employees a Stipend to Buy Health Insurance

    If an employer pays each worker the same amount of money to cover health insurance premiums, older employees will have to pay a larger share of their premiums than their younger colleagues. Is that legal?...

    The New York Times
  • 10 Best Midsized SUVs for 2014

    Midsized SUVs come in many shapes and sizes. There's 2-row and 3-row seating, 4-wheel drive and more! We've found this year's best options for you!

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  • Servier, lab founder in drug scandal, dies at 92

    PARIS (AP) — Jacques Servier, the founder of France's second-largest pharmaceutical group who became ensnared in a scandal over a diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, has died.

    Associated Press
  • Blake Griffin would vote yes on NBA allowing medical marijuana use

    Clippers forward: 'It doesn't really affect me, but so many guys would probably benefit'

    NBC Sports
  • China backs away from price controls on basic drugs

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI, April 17 (Reuters) - China has backtracked on its policy of capping retail prices on medicines and will allow pharmaceutical companies to set prices for some drugs, after criticism that controls had caused a drug drought that derailed treatment for millions of patients. Beijing…

    Reuters
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    OBAMACARE ENROLLMENT REACHES 8M

    President Obama held a White House press conference on Thursday to release the new Obamacare enrollment numbers. The President also took aim at Republicans who have been against the law.

    TouchVision
  • GSK, facing bribery claims, battles to build new sales model

    Following a decision to cut commercial ties with outside doctors, GSK expects to increase its in-house team of physicians by 10-20 percent over the next year or so from around 1,500 at present, Chief Medical Officer James Shannon told Reuters. GSK is now investigating claims that bribes were paid…

    Reuters
  • Roche Reaffirms Full Year Outlook But Suffers From Currency Movements

    The earnings results reaffirm the company’s full year outlook. Roche expects to grow its sales by low to mid single digits in 2014 and EPS growth is likely to exceed its sales growth.

    Forbes
  • Auto Dealers Cut Prices for April to Move Stock

    New car dealers are cutting their prices for the beginning of April. Visit Auto-Price-Finder.com, select your vehicle, and compare dealer quotes!

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