Insured, uninsured wait for treatment at free clinic

Oct 21, 2011
From allergic reactions to cracked teeth, thousands crowded the Los Angeles Arena to receive free medical care. But many people who showed up aren't covered for all the care they need.
Posted In: Health

Insurer divvies up excess profits among policyholders

Oct 14, 2011
Blue Shield of California will return $283 million to customers. Other big insurers could be next.
Posted In: Health

The health toll of bad economic times

Oct 13, 2011
The Great Recession and continuing high unemployment during the Anemic Recovery is taking its toll on our mental and physical health. A handful of...
Posted In: Economics, Health

Prosecutors: Marijuana dispensaries make too much money

Oct 13, 2011
Federal prosecutors say that many marijuana dispensaries, meant to be non-profit, are raking in too much cash.
Posted In: Health

Vitamins: More not better

Oct 11, 2011
A new study says too many vitamins and minerals could be harmful.
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Panel to define 'essential' benefits under health care reform law

Oct 7, 2011
Under the new health care reform law, insurance companies will be required to pay for essential benefits. But what exactly is essential when it comes to medical care in the U.S.?
Posted In: Health

Medicaid issue reaches Supreme Court

Oct 3, 2011
The justices will be looking at whether Medicaid patients and providers can sue over slashed Medicaid payments.
Posted In: Health

Health care workers make for confident consumers

Sep 28, 2011
Detroit's growing health care workforce may help turn the Motor City around.
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The health benefit cost trend--Up

Sep 26, 2011
We're heading into the open enrollment season for benefits at many companies. When it comes to employer-sponsored health insurance plans it's a...
Posted In: benefits, Health

Why non-communicable diseases overseas can affect the U.S.

Sep 23, 2011
Emerging countries are developing the same sorts of diseases that plague us here in the U.S. Keeping them healthy will keep us healthy too, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted In: Health