Asperger's syndrome is often not diagnosed until adulthood, which can cause a lifetime of difficulties. But thanks to an autism research center and a determined mom, there's a quick and easy way to get some...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 01:25 PM CDT
Apple, Aetna Meeting to Bring Apple Watch to Aetna: Sources
Apple and Aetna held secret meetings last week to bring Apple's health- and fitness-tracking device, Apple Watch, to Aetna customers, according to three sources who spoke with CNBC.
Aetna, which covers an...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 07:32 AM CDT
A Stronger Medicaid Emerges From GOP Health Overhaul Debate
Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul legislation.
The federal-state health insurance...
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 at 04:14 PM CDT
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas in 19 States
As many as five million Americans have a brain aneurysm; a weakened, enlarged section of blood vessel in the brain, and because there are often no symptoms, many people don’t know they have them until it is too...
Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 12:50 PM CDT
Student Seeking Paramedic Internship Saves Choking Man
A man who started choking in a coffeehouse was saved by a California State University, Sacramento student who was waiting to interview for a paramedic internship.
Coastal Peaks Coffee owner Mike Knight tells...
An online eye exam that you can take on a computer, in the comfort of your home. Seems like the perfect solution for busy people who may not have time to see the eye doctor. Yet, the increasingly popular...
Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 10:16 AM CDT
5 Die After Being Fitted With Obesity Devices, FDA Says
At least five people have died after receiving gastric balloons to help them lose weight, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
It’s unclear whether the balloons or the surgery to implant them could...
A Duke University study found more than a third of cancer patients with health insurance faced out-of-pocket costs that were more than they expected. Researchers say patients with unexpected costs are less...