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Startup's On-Demand Health Insurance Draws Attention

Startup's On-Demand Health Insurance Draws Attention

People with health insurance often pay for coverage they never use. A startup wants to shake that up. It's a radical idea: On-demand insurance that lets customers buy some of their coverage only if and... »

Teen Vaping Boom Alarms Health Officials
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Teen Vaping Boom Alarms Health Officials

Twice as many high school students have picked up a vaping habit compared to last year - a large, unprecedented jump that is alarming health officials who say teenagers do not realize there is nicotine... »

Sign-Up Deadline Is Saturday for ACA Health Law Coverage
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Sign-Up Deadline Is Saturday for ACA Health Law Coverage

Saturday is the last day to sign up for health insurance next year under the Affordable Care Act in most of the country. For 2019, premiums are stable, more plans are available, and millions of uninsured people... »

Ruling to Strike Down Health Law Puts GOP in a Quandary
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Ruling to Strike Down Health Law Puts GOP in a Quandary

A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's... »

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California, which voluntarily recalled red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower because they may... »

Child Abuse Climbs After Friday Report Cards, Study Says

Child Abuse Climbs After Friday Report Cards, Study Says

Child abuse increases the day after school report cards are released — but only when kids get their grades on a Friday, a study in Florida suggests. The curious finding startled researchers, who had figured... »

Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping Boom
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Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping Boom

Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the... »

What Judge' s ACA Ruling Means for You
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What Judge' s ACA Ruling Means for You

A conservative federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, but with appeals an almost certainty, the law will remain in place at least for now. The sign-up deadline for 2019 healthcare... »

Calif. Man Who Thought He Was 'Fat' Had a 77-Pound Tumor

Calif. Man Who Thought He Was 'Fat' Had a 77-Pound Tumor

Hector Hernandez thought he was "fat." Then he received some shocking news: What he thought was stomach fat was actually a 77-pound cancerous tumor. "I just thought I was fat," said Hernandez of Downey... »

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos, Reuters said in a new report that drove the company's shares down nearly 11 percent Friday. Reuters based its report on a review... »

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