Health officials are reporting another record increase in infections from three sexually transmitted diseases.
More than 2 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United...
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 09:23 AM PDT
Long-Term Care for the Aging and Ailing Is Surging: Survey
Long-term care costs are surging again and the most expensive option — a private nursing home room — may soon top $100,000 per year.
Growing labor expenses and sicker patients helped push the median cost of...
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 01:21 AM PDT
Medicaid Recipients Watch Nervously as Health Bill Teeters
With the latest Republican health care overhaul teetering near collapse, one group in particular is watching with heightened anxiety.
The debate in Congress is personal for many of those who gained coverage...
Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 05:54 PM PDT
City Adds More Bathrooms to Fight Hepatitis A Outbreak
Protesters chanting "No cuts for Medicaid, save our liberty!" were forcibly removed from the Senate Finance Committee room Monday as lawmakers attempted to convene a hearing into the Republican Graham...
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 10:41 AM PDT
Coffee Sold in California Could Come With Cancer Label
A future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip.
A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing...
Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 08:19 AM PDT
San Diegans Take Part in Massive Health Care Study
The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama's health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators in opposing the...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 03:38 AM PDT
'About Time': BYU's 6-Decade Caffeinated Soda Ban Fizzles
Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and...