Texas Metro Areas To See Health Premium SpikesLarge population hubs in Texas will see the increases in health premiums under the Affordable Care Act that officials announced earlier this week, but the sting won't be felt as deeply in more rural settings.
Jury Awards More Than $70M To Woman In Baby Powder LawsuitA St. Louis jury has awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer, the latest case raising concerns about the health ramifications of extended talcum powder use.
Asian Immigrants In U.S. Giving Birth At Higher RatesAsian immigrant women are increasingly accounting for a larger share of foreign mothers who give birth to children in the United States, signaling a changing landscape of immigrants in America.
Pediatricians: Babies Should Sleep In Same Room As ParentsThe American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year in order to lessen the risk of sleep-related death.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Carol (Vol. 2)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the second of this three-part series.
As Medicaid Loses Stigma, Its Fate Rides On Stormy ElectionMedicaid has long been the stepchild of government health care programs. Now it's finally coming into its own, even as the 2016 presidential election could change its fate.
Grapevine Toddler Recovering From Rattlesnake BiteA young boy remains in the hospital Friday after a rattlesnake bit the back of his leg last weekend. A team at the hospital has been monitoring the bite and managing the child's pain.
Right Way & Wrong Way To Raise Vegan BabiesThe American Academy of Pediatrics devotes a chapter of the book "Pediatric Nutrition" to vegetarian and vegan diets. It describes how, with sound planning, "it is possible to provide a balanced diet to vegetarians and vegans."
Obama Urging Young Adults To Sign Up For HealthcareSeeking a successful healthcare sign-up period despite troubling new challenges to his namesake law, President Obama wants to make sure that people start enrolling on November 1.
Biden Outlines Progress In "Moonshot" Cancer CureVice President Joe Biden said that the White House's "moonshot" to find a cure for cancer has been making real progress in the past year, but more needs to be done as the nation prepares to elect a new leader.
Robotic Scan For Horses Could Hold Promise For Human HealthVeterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses and possibly be adapted for humans, eliminating the need for people to lie still inside a tube.
Top 5 Surprisingly Good Effects Of CaffeineThe caffeine in your morning cup of coffee could actually be good for your brain.