The Trump administration reportedly banned staff of the nation's top health protection agency from using seven words or phrases in budget-related documents. But federal health officials on Saturday pushed...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:45 PM EST
Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad
It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health.
The social media giant whose...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 04:56 PM EST
Judge Temporarily Blocks New Trump Rules on Birth Control
A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control.
Judge Wendy Beetlestone issued the...
Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled...
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 09:06 PM EST
Children May Lose Health Insurance as CHIP Funding Runs Dry
Officials in several states started warning families this week that funding for the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is about to run out.
The joint state-federal health plan designed to...
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:36 AM EST
Opioid Crisis Strains Foster System as Kids Pried From Homes
Across the U.S., soaring use of heroin and other opioids has sent tens of thousands of kids flooding into the foster care system — creating a generation of children abandoned by addicted parents, orphaned by...
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:32 PM EST
Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Health Care Program
Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery.
Kimmel was crying from the first moment of his monologue Monday night as he pleaded with...
Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 04:21 PM EST
Some Glitches Seen in Deadline Week for 'Obamacare' Sign-Ups
Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience.