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Monday, Jul 29, 2019 at 03:40 PM PDT

The Class: Strengthening the Mind-Body Connection

The Class: Strengthening the Mind-Body Connection

The Class by Taryn Toomey is an exercise experience that combines meditative movement with cardio, encourages students to yell, and uses a carefully curated playlist to help foster a mind-body connection. “In...

Monday, Jul 29, 2019 at 09:55 AM PDT

Big Question in Opioid Suit: How to Divide Any Settlement

Big Question in Opioid Suit: How to Divide Any Settlement

The roughly 2,000 state and local governments suing the drug industry over the deadly opioid crisis have yet to see any verdicts or reach any big national settlements but are already tussling with each other...

Monday, Jul 29, 2019 at 01:44 PM PDT

Pfizer, Mylan Strengthen Ties, Create New Company

Pfizer, Mylan Strengthen Ties, Create New Company

Pfizer, the country's largest drugmaker, is creating a hybrid new drug company by combining its off-patent branded drug business with the generic pharmaceutical company Mylan. Pfizer's Upjohn, which sells...

Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 at 03:20 PM PDT

Biden's Full Embrace of Obama Health Law Has Political Risks

Biden's Full Embrace of Obama Health Law Has Political Risks

Joe Biden had just rolled out his health care plan when he made what could be a fateful pledge to a crowd in Iowa: "If you like your health care plan or your employer-based plan, you can keep it." The remark...

Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 at 09:57 AM PDT

Buggin' Out: Which Bug Spray is Best?

Buggin' Out: Which Bug Spray is Best?

Most experts say deet is more helpful than harmful since it can protect against ticks and mosquitoes which carry disease. KPRC's Haley Hernandez has some tips on how you can protect your family.

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 06:30 PM PDT

10,000 in Appalachia Will See Medical Debt Forgiven

10,000 in Appalachia Will See Medical Debt Forgiven

More than 10,000 people in Appalachia will sigh with relief this month after two donors from the region helped nonprofit RIP Medical Debt purchase and forgive $10 million of medical debt. But it's just a drop in...

Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 at 06:35 AM PDT

Despite Calls to Start Over, US Health System Covers 90%

Despite Calls to Start Over, US Health System Covers 90%

America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from Bernie Sanders'...

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 04:33 AM PDT

Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Pig Ear Dog Treats, Backyard Poultry

Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Pig Ear Dog Treats, Backyard Poultry

Two separate salmonella outbreaks — one linked to pig ear dog treats, the other to backyard poultry — now have sickened more than 800 people in 48 states, health officials announced this week.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 04:25 PM PDT

Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Swam in NC Manmade Lake

Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Swam in NC Manmade Lake

A North Carolina man has died from a rare brain-eating amoeba after swimming in a manmade lake at a water park, officials said Wednesday. The state Department of Health and Human Resources said in a news...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 01:44 PM PDT

Drug Cost Bill Advances But GOP Resistance Spells Trouble

Drug Cost Bill Advances But GOP Resistance Spells Trouble

A prescription drug compromise that would lower costs for Medicare recipients and save billions for Medicare and Medicaid cleared a key hurdle in the Senate on Thursday, but Republican resistance signaled...

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