Category: Health

The Latest: Audit estimates 32 million more uninsured

WASHINGTON– The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Republican bill erasing but not replacing much of President Barack Obama’s health care law...

Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

WASHINGTON (AP) – Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer’s? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests PET scans may lead...

Innocent kiss kills newborn

DES MOINES, IA (BY: ALEX LASKER, AOL.com) – An 18-day-old infant who contracted a deadly virus from a kiss less than a week ago tragically died on...

Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain over time, review of studies says

Consuming too much sugar, we know, is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. And people who are watching their weight may choose artificial sweeteners...

Doctors find *27* contact lenses in woman’s eye

BRITAIN (BY: NIRAJ CHOKSHI, THE NEW YORK TIMES) – For years, she had assumed that the strange sensation in her right eye was just a part of a changing body,...

More Than 7 Million Pounds Of Hot Dogs, Sausages Recalled Due To Possible Contamination

WASHINGTON (WCHS/KABB) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that a New York company is recalling millions of hot...

McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain’s...

Panel Calls On FDA To Review Safety Of Opioid Painkillers

(WCHS/WVAH) — An expert panel of scientists says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should review the safety and effectiveness of all opioids, and consider the...

New GOP health plan seeks conservative support

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has released a revamped Republican health care bill, and it seeks out conservative support by letting...

Panel calls on FDA to review safety of opioid painkillers

WASHINGTON (AP) – An expert panel of scientists says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should review the safety and effectiveness of all opioids, and consider...