A 23-month-old Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania, boy who was escorted by snowplows and state troopers for an emergency procedure during this week's snowstorm was resting comfortably Friday in a hospital.
Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 08:12 PM PDT
NAMI App for Navigating through a Mental Health Crisis
With one in every four people affected in some way by mental illness either personally or through a family member in the U.S., it would be easy to assume there is vast, shared knowledge about mental illness.
Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 07:29 AM PDT
Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart Risks, Spurs New Debate on Cost
A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 percent in a big study that's likely to spur fresh debate about what drugs should cost.
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 03:06 PM PDT
Falls Are Taking a Huge and Rising Toll on Elderly Brains
Elderly people are suffering concussions and other brain injuries from falls at what appear to be unprecedented rates, according to a new report from U.S. government researchers.
The reason for the increase...
Things aren't looking great for the Republican health care bill after the Congressional Budget Office estimated it would lead to 24 million more people without insurance and skyrocketing costs for older...
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 10:19 AM PDT
Mental Health Groups Worry New GOP Plan Will End Coverage
Mental health groups say the new GOP health care bill would terminate mental health care and efforts to combat the opioid crisis, NBC News reported.
The Congressional Budget Office released a report on the bill...
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 02:59 PM PDT
Over 12M Signed Up for 'Obamacare' This Year: Gov't Report
A substantial 12 million people have enrolled for coverage this year under the very health care statute that President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress want to erase, the government said Wednesday. With...
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 06:28 PM PDT
GOP Leaders Acknowledge Health Bill Changes, May Delay Vote
Their health care overhaul imperiled from all sides, the White House and top House Republicans acknowledged Wednesday they would make changes to the legislation in hopes of nailing down votes and pushing the...