Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent research may have found an explanation for problems like his, something called...
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 05:15 AM PDT
Texas Effort to Replace Planned Parenthood Stumbles
In pushing a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that cuts off funds for Planned Parenthood, Republicans are out to reassure women who rely on the major health care organization that other clinics will step...
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 08:45 AM PDT
City Sues Drugmaker for Letting OxyContin Flood Black Market
As deaths from painkillers and heroin abuse spiked and street crimes increased, the mayor of Everett took major steps to tackle the opioid epidemic devastating this working-class city north of Seattle.
A new study finds a growing number of young children are being injured while using infant products like carriers, strollers and cribs. Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio,...
Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 04:07 PM PDT
What the Budget Analysts Say About GOP Health Care Bill
The Republican bill to replace major portions of Barack Obama's health care law and restructure Medicaid would leave 24 million people uninsured over the next decade, according to projections from the Congressi...
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 09:29 AM PST
Cardboard Boxes as Cribs? Safety Sleep Program Expands
Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes...
Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 at 07:07 PM PDT
Hospitals Worry About Caring for Newly Uninsured in GOP Plan
When Colorado expanded Medicaid coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the largest provider in the Denver region hired more than 250 employees and built a $27 million primary care clinic...
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 03:32 PM PST
Pence Appeals for Complete GOP Support for Health Overhaul
Vice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul during a brief visit Saturday to Kentucky, where the Republican governor and junior senator are...