Two legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes with a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV prescriptions.
Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 03:24 AM PDT
Trump Administration Cuts Funding to Teen Pregnancy Programs
The U.S. has experienced a drastic drop in teen pregnancies, which many hail as proof of the effectiveness of an Obama-era federal grant program, NBC News reported.
Started in 2010, the Teen Pregnancy...
Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 11:49 AM PDT
Lone Uncovered US County Gets Insurer for Health Exchange
The lone county currently at risk of going uncovered on the federal health law's insurance exchanges has landed an insurer.
Ohio-based insurer CareSource will step up to provide health insurance coverage in...
Parents, worried about drug abuse and the country's rising opioid epidemic, are adding drug tests to their child's back-to-school routines this fall in places like Cincinnati, Ohio. Drug testing companies say...
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 09:36 PM PDT
Backyard Chickens, Ducks Linked to Salmonella Cases: CDC
Recent salmonella outbreaks may be linked to backyard poultry, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In an outbreak advisory released Monday, the CDC said there have been 961 cases in...
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 11:09 AM PDT
Jury Awards $417M in Lawsuit Linking Talcum Powder to Cancer
A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine...
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 09:20 PM PDT
Signs of Potential Eye Damage After Watching Eclipse: Expert
Experts have long warned that watching a solar eclipse without proper eyewear can lead to potential damage in your eyes.
But what might that damage look like?
Dr. Linda Chous, chief eye care officer for...
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 05:55 PM PDT
Sex or Sleep? Male Fruit Flies Make a Choice: Study