Stories about Health Care

Feb 06 2017

Altria recalls smokeless tobacco products

The brands in question are Copenhagen, Skoal, Cope, and Husky. The company that issued the recall, Altria, said not all products or lots are affected and that the maj...

Feb 06 2017

U.S. hits Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests

The Treasury Department announcement came a day after President Donald Trump said "nothing is off the table" in terms of a response to Iran's latest ballistic missile tes...

Feb 04 2017

Insurance Commissioner: Insurance Market Better Off Before Obamacare

The budget document instructed House and Senate Committees to begin drafting the legislation to dismantle the health care law. Enrollment in the Essential Plan jumped 7...

Feb 04 2017

Cancer rates set to increase six times faster in women than men

This would mean that by 2035, an estimated 4.5 million women and 4.8 million men could have been diagnosed with cancer over the previous 20 years. Breast cancer is th...

Feb 03 2017

Kim and Kanye West Plan To Launch A Children's Clothing Line

On Jan. 31, the publication Fashionista announced the Yeezy Season 5 show will take place during New York Fashion Week at 5 p.m. EST on February 15 at Pier 59 Studi...

Feb 03 2017

Barnes & Noble recalls NOOK tablet power adapters over shock hazard

The CPSC will help Barnes & Noble spread the word of the recall and ensure all users know about it as quickly as possible, which is only appropriate given the possible ...

Feb 03 2017

A rattlesnake slithered out of their toilet. Then they found 23 more

Abilene snake removal company Big Country Snake Removal recently posted an alarming series of pictures and accompanying story to their Facebook page . I hope they burn...

Feb 03 2017

Join Kim And Chrissy's Book Club

Kim revealed the club's first selection-Embraced By The Light, a 1992 spiritual book by Betty J. Eadie that details a near-death experience. According to the book's desc...

Feb 03 2017

Health Officials Urge Hoosiers To Put Their Heart Health First

The American Heart Association also will host its annual Go Red For Women luncheon Friday, Feb. 24, at McLane Stadium with a focus on the strides in the fight against...

Feb 02 2017

Christie breaks with Trump on immigration order

Christie further cautioned Trump's inner circle against formulating national security policy based on "generalizations". In some cases, customs officials detained travele...

Feb 02 2017

Spurs lament draw that could be costly

The Black Cats are without a win in eight games in all competitions and are five points adrift of safety following Swansea's 2-1 win over Southampton. The Black Cats crea...

Feb 02 2017

Starbucks unveils chatbot app for ordering

The feature utilizes artificial intelligence to process the incoming orders through a new messaging interface in the Starbucks app. The Starbucks Reorder Skill for ...

Feb 01 2017

Rite Aid Plummets After Walgreens Slashes Offer Price by almost $2 Billion

Walgreens will also be required to divest up to 1,200 Rite Aid stores and certain additional related assets if required to obtain regulatory approval. Shares were down ...

Feb 01 2017

FDA issues new warning about homeopathic teething tablets

However, Lyndsay Meyer, a spokeswoman for the FDA, says that there have been many reports of severe effects associated with the drug. " Our understanding is that the Fo...

Feb 01 2017

Facing deadline today, people sign up for Obamacare despite threat of repeal

Event organizer Anne-Laure Dassier Med'16 said that the repeal of the ACA will increase the number of uninsured Americans by 18 million in the first year alone, and by 32...

Jan 31 2017

You can no longer get a soda refill in France

A soda drink tax ensued. It outlaws unlimited "flavoured fizzy and non-fizzy drinks, concentrated drinks like fruit syrups, drinks based on water, milk, cereal, vegetable...

Jan 31 2017

Miami Heat's Dion Waiters named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Ellington made three in a span of less than two minutes of the fourth quarter as Miami pulled away. The Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat meet Saturday in National Baske...

Jan 30 2017

Boat carrying 28 Chinese tourists goes missing in Malaysia

Contact was lost on Saturday morning and by nightfall a search and rescue operation was underway, according to Xinhua. The Malaysian skipper, rescued along with a cre...

Jan 30 2017

Defunding Planned Parenthood is bad idea

Planned Parenthood is facing the threat of seeing its federal funding stripped by Republicans in Congress because it provides abortion services. 1086 would require physic...

Jan 30 2017

Wang claims Qatar Masters title

Jeunghun Wang has set his sights on a maiden appearance at this year's Masters after claiming a third European Tour title at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. I think I...