Almost 40 percent of American adults are obese, the highest rate ever recorded for the United States, according to a report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 10:40 PM CDT
Prosthetic Breasts Help Cancer Survivors Reclaim Confidence
Nearly 26 million people around the world die each year with serious suffering in part because of a huge gap in pain relief: The U.S. may be awash in opioid painkillers, but they're rare or unavailable in dozens...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 08:40 PM CDT
Overweight Children to Outnumber Those Underweight By 2022
A middle school boy from Alfred, Maine has re-learned to walk -- twice -- thanks to his service dog, Wendy. Hunter VanBrocklin has cerebral palsy and got Wendy about four years ago through the Service Dog...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 03:02 PM CDT
Experts Say Trump Order Could Upend Health Care System
With Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare stalled, President Donald Trump issued a new executive order on Thursday that could undermine the law without Congress.
Experts say it has the potential to upend the...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 07:49 PM CDT
As Puerto Rico Suffers, Trump Warns Help Won't Last Forever
President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting in tweets that the federal government can't keep sending help "forever" and suggesting the U.S. territory was to blame...
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 05:34 AM CDT
Calling It a Beginning, Trump Signs Health Care Order
President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to rewrite federal rules so consumers can have wider access to health insurance plans featuring lower premiums. He called his new executive order a...