Medical

Medicare Faces Insolvency in 2026, Three Years Earlier than Last Year's Projection

The combined Social Security trust funds are slated to run dry in 2034, and that will force benefits to be cut more than 20 percent. Together, the two program...


Justice Department won't defend Affordable Care Act provisions in court

Stripping away Obamacare would create a health crisis by putting at risk some $500 billion in health-care funding, according to a statement issued by California...


Local veterans react to VA Mission Act of 2018

But the White House has engaged in a quiet effort to thwart the senators' plan, encouraging lawmakers to vote it down and instead asking Congress to pay for the...


Syphilis cases up 20 percent in England

As per the new data , total 7,137 new cases of syphilis were recorded in the year 2017, which is a 20 percent jump from 2016 and is double the number which...


Salmonella warning for pre-cut melons bought at Kroger, Walmart

The CDC said on Friday that 124 people have been sickened in 36 states after contact with live poultry, such as chicks and ducklings in backyard flocks. If you ...


Doctor Saves Life Of Woman He Saw On HGTV

With a new lease on life, she wanted a new home of her own, and Beachfront Bargain Hunt was the ideal opportunity to find one. As GMA reports , in Septem...


NY health insurance companies want to raise rates by 20% or more

Obamacare required almost all Americans to have health insurance or pay a penalty, which has been repealed by the Trump administration. Emblem is seeking a 31.5...


Dr. Virginia Apgar, pioneer behind Apgar score, being celebrated with Google doodle

This five-step test has doctors examine the appearance , pulse , grimace , activity , and respiration of newborns. The Apgar test is conducted a minute af...


It shows the growing severity of the issue

The state is rural, and studies show a connection between suicide and living in rural areas. Almost 45,000 suicides occurred in the United States in 2016 - mo...


Health workers finish vaccinating contacts of Ebola patients in DRC’s Mbandaka

In this handout photograph released by UNICEF on May 13, 2018, health workers wear protective equipment as they prepare to attend to suspected Ebola patients at...


Woman dies of hepatitis A after eating frozen pomegranate

The 64-year-old died in South Australia last week in a "rare and tragic" case, state health authorities said. Packs of Creative Gourmet 180g frozen pomegranat...


Animals Talk To Each Other And Take Turns During Conversation

Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) take 3000-5000 ms between turn-taking exchanges. An worldwide team of researchers reviewed the current scientific literature on...


Kate Spade's husband says she suffered from depression

Long after Ms. Spade and her husband left their company to devote themselves to other projects, they launched a new venture in 2016, an accessories label call...


Judge orders LePage administration to start Medicaid expansion

The federal government hasn't signaled whether it'll approve it. In November, 59 percent of voters approved Medicaid expansion, making ME the first state to...


Social Security says system's costs will exceed income this year

The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026 - three years earlier than previously forecast. The trustees also annually weig...


Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening

The report said the total annual cost of Social Security is projected to exceed total annual income in 2018 for the first time since the Reagan era, meaning t...


Prostate cancer immune system drug results could be ‘spectacular’

A new study conducted by the Institute of cancer research and the Royal Marsden hospital in London has shown fantastic results in patients with prostate cance...


Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer

Perkins really is lucky. The new approach - a modified version of a technique known as adoptive cell transfer (ACT) - is being developed by researchers at the...


Miss America waves bye bye to bikinis

The evening gown section is also being axed, with contestants asked to wear something that makes them feel good and expresses their personal style instead. Cont...


Ohio Announces Five Sites Approved To Sell Medical Marijuana In Columbus

Quest is headed by local businessman Herb Washington, while Green Leaf's primary contact is Jill Cain. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that figure includes ab...