A few states have banned them, others limit them. But to some healthy consumers, short-term plans are a low-cost alternative to more comprehensive coverage.
The health benefits of exercise have been proven over and over again. If it was a pill, exercise would be a trillion-dollar money-maker prescribed to everyone.
An ongoing outbreak of salmonella poisoning linked to the Turkey means food safety at home is more critical than ever this Thanksgiving.
Hospitals are using dramatic TV spots to attract lucrative patients into their hospitals as health care costs and industry competition escalate.
Not only can drugs interact with each other, they can also interact with food and drink, as well as popular herbal remedies.
Instead of banning sugary-flavored e-cigarettes, the FDA proposes to limit sales to areas in convenience stores and other retail outlets that require an ID.
The former first lady’s disclosure that she had a miscarriage has sparked conversations about this common but also commonly misunderstood loss.
Acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease that has struck 414 people — mostly young children — across comes when the public health system is overstretched.
Simple dust or surgical masks do not offer adequate protection. Health officials recommend “N95” respirators or “P100” masks.
While most mothers who get a bottle of pain pills when leaving the hospital won’t develop dependence or an addiction, some will.
Your new Medicare card should have arrived in the mail by now. If you didn’t get it, here’s what to do:
“Expedited partner therapy” is recommended, bu many doctors aren’t taking the advice because of entrenched ethical and legal concerns.
But the scarcity of mental health providers and treatment options causes many patients to go without care and many people with mental illnesses end up in jail.
Many “healthy” foods and drinks contain hidden fats, sugars or salt, each of which will curb your weight loss efforts.
A widely anticipated study has concluded neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people.