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Student Seeking Paramedic Internship Saves Choking Man

Student Seeking Paramedic Internship Saves Choking Man

A man who started choking in a coffeehouse was saved by a California State University, Sacramento student who was waiting to interview for a paramedic internship. Coastal Peaks Coffee owner Mike Knight... »

5 Die After Being Fitted With Obesity Devices, FDA Says

5 Die After Being Fitted With Obesity Devices, FDA Says

At least five people have died after receiving gastric balloons to help them lose weight, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. It’s unclear whether the balloons or the surgery to implant them could... »

1 in 3 Cancer Patients Face Unexpected Costs: Study
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1 in 3 Cancer Patients Face Unexpected Costs: Study

A Duke University study found more than a third of cancer patients with health insurance faced out-of-pocket costs that were more than they expected. Researchers say patients with unexpected costs are less... »

The Freshman 15 Is a Myth

The Freshman 15 Is a Myth

Incoming college students have long feared the freshman 15, the alleged 15 pound weight gain common among first year students. But studies suggest this concept is nothing more than a myth, NBC News... »

Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance

Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance

A California woman sued CVS Health Corporation Monday, accusing the company of charging customers more when they use insurance to pay for certain generic prescriptions, NBC News reported. Megan Schultz... »

Looking into the Future: Online Eye Exams
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Looking into the Future: Online Eye Exams

An online eye exam that you can take on a computer, in the comfort of your home. Seems like the perfect solution for busy people who may not have time to see the eye doctor. Yet, the increasingly popular... »

People Pet Vet: Tips for Adopting a Shelter Dog
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People Pet Vet: Tips for Adopting a Shelter Dog

People magazine's pet vet Dr. Evan Antin provides tips for adopting shelter animals ahead of the third annual Clear the Shelters event on Aug. 19. Antin's checklist includes lifestyle consideration and... »

6 Recent Overdoses Bring Del. Death Total to 133 for Year

6 Recent Overdoses Bring Del. Death Total to 133 for Year

The number of drug overdose deaths in Delaware this year has risen to 133. »

Trump Actions Trigger Health Premium Hikes for 2018: Study
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Trump Actions Trigger Health Premium Hikes for 2018: Study

The Trump administration's own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many consumers, a nonpartisan study has found. The analysis released... »

Americans’ Use of Alcohol Is on the Rise: Study
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Americans’ Use of Alcohol Is on the Rise: Study

A new study has found an 11 percent increase in alcohol use among Americans between 2002 and 2012. There was an even bigger jump in high-risk drinking and alcohol-use disorders. »

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