The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that companies can cut their retirees' health-care benefits once they turn 65, when Medicare kicks in. The ruling means employers can shift the burden of insuring retirees to the federal government. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.
A new ruling says employers can shift health care to Medicare once workers become eligible for benefits at age 65. Some businesses like the idea, but the AARP calls it age discrimination. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
If you're out shopping today and you want to know how safe that toy is before you buy it, you can peruse with more confidence if you've brought your cell phone. Rachel Dornhelm has more on toy safety texting.
Knowing the powerful influence Santa has on children, a marketing campaign wants to slim down the jolly fat man's image. But Cash Peters says trading cookies for carrot sticks ruins the holiday spirit.
Denied at first for a liver transplant by health insurer CIGNA, Nataline Sarkisyan, 17, lost a battle last night with leukemia. She passed away shortly after CIGNA had reconsidered its decision. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The European Commission made a new health care proposal allowing people to travel to another E.U. country to get treatment and bring the bill home. Scott Jagow talks to European report Megan Williams about why.
In the Democratic presidential race, the question of whether Americans should be required to buy health insurance is generating increasingly heated rhetoric. But commentator Robert Reich says the candidates ought to just cool it.
College women have been able to get discounted birth-control pills at school clinics for 17 years. But new government cutbacks have now pushed up the price from around $10 to close to $50. Caitlan Carroll reports.