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Published December 2nd, 2013 - 9:43AM
The Supreme Court will not reconsider the part of President Barack Obama's health care law that requires employers to provide basic health insurance for their workers or pay a tax penalty.
Published December 2nd, 2013 - 5:13AM
Depression is alarmingly common in older Americans. It's highly treatable, but a number of obstacles, led by a nagging generational stigma surrounding mental health, often stand in the way of proper care.
Published December 2nd, 2013 - 12:13AM
Two months after its disastrous debut, the federal web site for enrolling Americans in health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law has improved markedly, and many consumers are now likely to be able to use it to select insurance plans.
Published December 1st, 2013 - 5:33PM
The Obama administration said Sunday it had met its deadline to fix the major problems that have hobbled the federal health care website since its disastrous debut two months ago, but officials acknowledged that further repairs are necessary.
Published December 1st, 2013 - 1:03PM
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration outlined Sunday how the troubled HealthCare.gov website has progressed since its disastrous debut two months ago, while acknowledging that the site must be improved further.
Published December 1st, 2013 - 5:38AM
LOS ANGELES-Americans have been eating worse than in previous years, according to a newly released poll of more than 150,000 adults.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 12:15PM
Relations between President Barack Obama and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear have not always been friendly. When Obama paid his first presidential visit in May 2011, his fellow Democrat was somewhere else. Later, Beshear lashed out at the administration's environmental regulators, telling them to "get off our backs."
Published November 29th, 2013 - 5:20AM
In Oregon, a state envied for its high tech, sign-ups under the new federal health-care law have been anything but.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 5:10AM
As legalized medical marijuana gains acceptance across the country, a long-smoldering question burns a little hotter.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 5:10AM
Most people who get a concussion seem to regain normal brain function within a month or two at most. But doctors have no way to predict which patients are in that group and which will suffer long-term cognitive problems.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 5:10AM
Dermatologist Dr. Fredric S. Brandt has planted himself at the front lines of the war against aging, launching two new anti-aging skin care lines.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 5:10AM
Carmen Quinones wasn't feeling well when she got home one day last month after getting some blood work done to monitor her diabetes.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 5:10AM
Note to self: Every tablespoon of fat removed from the turkey juices I use to make gravy subtracts about 120 calories and 13 grams of fat from the finished product. That's according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of nutrition professionals that we'd like to forget this week.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 12:10AM
Beset by problems with the rollout of the president's health care law, the Obama administration has postponed for at least a year its plans to allow small businesses in many states to use a website to select health insurance plans for their employees.
Published November 28th, 2013 - 12:30PM
Despite having one of the best health systems in the world, only one in four people in France is truly healthy, according to a survey released Thursday that pointed to mounting levels of stress, obesity and alcohol abuse.
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