Posted: 11/11/2013 - It's final: Health insurance companies must cover mental illness and substance abuse just as they cover physical diseases.
Posted: 11/08/2013 - Condemning artificial trans fats as a threat to public health, the FDA announced Thursday it will require the food industry to phase them out.
Posted: 11/08/2013 - Artificial trans fats were as American as apple pie when New York City's health-conscious mayor, Michael Bloomberg, pushed to ban them from restaurant food in his city in 2006.
Posted: 11/08/2013 - Insurance cancellations are fueling a political backlash against President Barack Obama and Democrats supporting his health care overhaul.
Posted: 11/08/2013 - Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.
Posted: 11/07/2013 - Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the Food and Drug Administration is finishing the job.
Posted: 11/07/2013 - During two hours in the Senate Finance Committee witness chair, Sebelius parried some thrusts and listened impassively to others.
Posted: 11/07/2013 - Critics of the new health care law are claiming some labor unions could get a break from fees imposed on everyone covered by health insurance.
Updated: 11/07/2013 - Researcher surveyed an adult population and found the overall opinion towards bisexuality was a negative one, with 15 percent saying they outright disagreed that bisexuality was a real sexual orientation.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - A large survey done last year found that about two-thirds of Americans ages 50 to 75 have had the recommended screenings for colorectal cancer.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - Testosterone treatments may increase risks for heart attacks, strokes and death in older men with low hormone levels and other health problems, a big Veterans Affairs study suggests.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - The White House is asking insurance companies to explain to Americans the cancellation letters they're receiving in the mail.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - Nguyen Thi Yen rolls up the sleeves of her white lab coat and delicately slips her arms into a box covered by a sheath of mesh netting. Immediately, the feeding frenzy begins.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - More than 12 million people make doctors' visits for a sore throat every year. Usually the culprit is a virus that they just have to wait out with a little TLC.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - U.S. teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults, according to a major government-funded study.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - A moderate Republican senator is calling for a "time out" in the implementation of President Barack Obama's new health care program.
Posted: 11/01/2013 - Slapping a 20 percent tax on soda in Britain could cut the number of obese adults by about 180,000, according to a new study.
Posted: 11/01/2013 - Is peewee football too early to wonder about concussions? Maybe not: A major report says far too little is known about the risks in youth sports, especially for athletes who suit up before high school.
Posted: 11/01/2013 - Doctors may one day be able to control a patient's HIV infection in a new way: injecting swarms of germ-fighting antibodies, two new studies suggest.
Posted: 11/01/2013 - On Tuesday, voters decide whether to approve a 15 percent pot excise tax to pay for school construction, plus an extra sales tax of 10 percent to fund marijuana enforcement.
Posted: 11/01/2013 - It didn't take long for the friendly-looking young woman whose face was splashed across HealthCare.gov to spiral from smiling stock photo to laughingstock.
Posted: 10/31/2013 - Gov. Bill Haslam says it is unlikely the state will hammer out a deal with the federal government on Medicaid expansion before the new year.