Six months after a life-saving double lung transplant, the Pennsylvania girl whose parents changed the way the organs are allocated in the U.S. is growing healthy and strong and she wants a Furby Boom for Christmas.
More than 1,500 staff and students at a Southern California high school were tested for tuberculosis after one student was diagnosed with the bacterial infection last month, health officials said Friday.
More than a million people have now managed to sign up for health insurance on the state and federal websites more than 500,000 on the federal HealthCare.gov website so far this month alone, President Barack Obama said Friday.
The health insurance exchanges were supposed to be the crowning glory of Obamacare -- an easy way to help the 45 million people who don't have health insurance get some. Turns out, it hasn't been so easy.
When New Jersey resident Jacqueline Clay contacted me Monday, she was panicked and desperate.Clay had applied for health insurance on the federal marketplace last month. She had just been diagnosed with breast cancer, was unemployed and didnt have any income.
The Obama administration gave another break to people losing their health insurance coverage late Thursday, offering a special hardship exemption to patients who want the extremely cheap, bare-bones plans known as catastrophic coverage.
One mother of a University of California, Santa Barbara, student is so worried about the lack of a vaccine to stop an outbreak of bacterial meningitis, shes sending her son to London to get the shot. Dr. Cristina Lete, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Newton, Mass.
NEW YORK - Overweight and obese men in a new study showed diminished quantity and quality of semen, suggesting that a weight problem might also affect fertility, researchers say."The heavier the men, the higher the chances of a low sperm count," urologist Dr. Keith Jarvi told Reuters.
Two outbreaks of salmonella poisoning linked to the nations sixth-largest chicken producer, Foster Farms, may have sickened more than 16,000 people this year and underscored significant weaknesses in government food safety oversight, a new report finds. The U.S.