WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to j... Full Story
Obama administration confirms double-digit premium hikes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That's sure to stoke another "Obamacare" controversy days before a presidential election.
Obama administration says HealthCare.gov premiums will go up by double-digit percentages next year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration says HealthCare.gov premiums will go up by double-digit percentages next year.
Frequent exams only treatment for pregnant woman with Zika
MIAMI (AP) — Yessica Flores is getting ultrasounds more frequently than the average pregnant woman, but there's a cruel downside accompanying the joy of seeing how much her unborn daughter grows every few weeks: fear of possible defects caused by Zika.
One-fourth of US cancer deaths linked with 1 thing: smoking
CHICAGO (AP) — Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states where smoking is more common and the rules against it are not as strict.
First transgender soldiers seek formal Army recognition
PARIS (AP) — Within weeks of the Pentagon allowing transgender service members to serve openly, Army officials said 10 soldiers have formally asked to be recognized as their new, preferred gender.
As Medicaid loses stigma, election may cloud its future
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicaid, often stigmatized among government health care programs, is finally coming into its own.
Poles stage new protests over proposed abortion restrictions
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish women put black clothes back on and returned to the streets Sunday, launching another round of protests against efforts by the nation's conservative leaders to tighten Poland's already restrictive abortion law.
Insurer Cigna eases rules for opioid addiction medication
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The health insurer Cigna has agreed to end a policy that required physicians to fill out extra paperwork before they could give patients a drug used to treat opioid addiction.
Raising a vegan baby: Parents say abuse cases give a bad rap
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name.
Sanders tells soda tax opponents to stop using his name
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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