About 50 employees of Essentia Health, an upper-Midwest hospital chain, didn’t go to work Wednesday.
But it wasn’t an early start to the Thanksgiving holiday for them. They were fired for refusing to get flu...
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 01:33 PM PST
VA Study Shows Parasite From Vietnam May Be Killing Vets
A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite...
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 08:13 AM PST
Big Tobacco's Anti-Smoking Ads Begin After Decade of Delay
Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend - but not by choice.
Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be...
Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 11:37 AM PST
Opioids Haunt Users' Recovery: 'It Never Really Leaves You'
Businessman Kyle Graves shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit.
Ex-trucker Jeff McCoy threatened to blow his brains out if his mother didn't hand over his fentanyl...
Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 06:53 AM PST
More Consumers Finding Free or Cheap 'Obamacare' Coverage
Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on...
Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 04:06 PM PST
Trump Promises Americans 'Huge Tax Cut' for Christmas
President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate package would leave half of taxpayers facing higher levies by 2027.
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:17 AM PST
White House: True Cost of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 Billion
The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars.
In an analysis to be released Monday, the Council of Economic Advisers says the...
Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 03:54 PM PST
CTE Turned Ex-NFL Star From Top Lawyer to ‘Other Person'
After completing an NFL career that included two Super Bowls, Fred McNeill got an advanced law degree and practiced law. But within just a few years, he began to fall apart, losing his temper, losing his memory...
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 08:03 PM PST
No Correlation Between Mental Health, Mass Shooting: Experts
Kevin Neal’s family knew he was mentally ill, but they never thought he would kill five people and attack an elementary school in rural northern California. But Neal committed both those acts on Tuesday, and it...