Recent salmonella outbreaks may be linked to backyard poultry, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In an outbreak advisory released Monday, the CDC said there have been 961 cases in...
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 03:22 PM EDT
43 Human Salmonella Infections Reported In Florida
Experts have long warned that watching a solar eclipse without proper eyewear can lead to potential damage in your eyes.
But what might that damage look like?
Dr. Linda Chous, chief eye care officer for...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 11:54 AM EDT
Docs Criticize Move by Top Drug Middleman to Limit Opioids
The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of...
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a steep increase in fatal drug overdoses involving teenagers ages 15 - 19 since 2015 after years of decline. Deaths from fatal drug overdoses...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 11:13 AM EDT
Overdoses on the Road: Drugged Driving Rises as a Menace
An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving....
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:26 PM EDT
Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money: Federal Court
A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an...
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:45 PM EDT
If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO
The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare premiums will increase by 20 percent next year and by 25 percent in 2020 — if President Donald Trump ends key federal subsidies to the program.
The CBO report...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 02:25 PM EDT
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 08:32 AM EDT
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...