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5 ways Trump is changing health care  CNN

President Donald Trump hasn't fulfilled his campaign promise to repeal Obamacare outright, but he's fundamentally reshaped the debate over health care in ...

Lorain County Public Health plans Ohio Healthy Program training sessions  The Morning Journal

Lorain County Public Health will host three Ohio Healthy Program training sessions this February and March at the Child Care Resource Center, 5350 Oberlin ...

Vancouver-area measles outbreak: County declares public health emergency  OregonLive

Clark County has declared a public health emergency in the wake of a measles outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people, 18 of them children. Clark County ...

The anti-vax movement is among this year's top 10 global health threats  Popular Science

Every year, the World Health Organization puts out a list of the most pressing issues that face global health.

How This Doctor Uses Instagram For Mental Health Awareness  Forbes

Psychiatrist Dr. Jessica Clemons is on a mission to open up the mental health world and use social media to normalize the conversation on everything from big ...

Fentanyl may be involved in spike in North Seattle overdoses, health officials say  Seattle Times

Public-health officials believe fentanyl may have played a role in the high number of recent reported overdoses in North Seattle. Seven people reportedly ...

Alphabet’s health division gets FDA clearance to test EKG smartwatch feature  The Verge

Google's parent company has another division, Verily, which uses the Study Watch for research purposes. It's not available to consumers, but the clearance ...

Better Buy: Walgreens Boots Alliance vs. CVS Health  Motley Fool

It hasn't been an easy year for CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) or its main competitor in the retail pharmacy space, Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA).

Opinion: It's time to repeal the health care 'Cadillac Tax'  Greenville News

Opinion writer urges repeal of the 'Cadillac Tax' on employer-sponsored health care plans.

Duke to Host Mental Health Awareness Game Jan. 27

DURHAM, N.C.— Duke Women's Basketball, in partnership with The Jed Foundation (JED), Duke University CAPS and the NBA, is excited to host the first ...

Government Shutdown Brings Higher Health Bills To Some Families : Shots - Health News  NPR

An air traffic controller is just one employee locked into the terms of a health plan because of the ongoing federal shutdown. It's meant his child's hospital bills are ...

The invisible warning signs that predict your future health  BBC News

Artificial intelligence is proving it can spot the warning signs of disease before we even know we are ill ourselves. Could it lead to a new era of healthcare?

New ‘planetary health diet’ can save lives and the planet, major review suggests  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the ...

Vancouver ranks high for health risks due to environmental quality  The Columbian

Vancouver is among the Washington cities where residents see the greatest health risks due to environmental quality, according to a new ranking and mapping ...

Ohio Health Department investigates doctor for deaths  Star Tribune

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state Department of Health is investigating a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of the powerful painkiller fentanyl for 27 ...

Is Cannabis Good or Bad for Mental Health?  Scientific American

The physicist Richard Feynman has been popularly quoted as stating that if you think you understand quantum mechanics, then you don't. It is perhaps not a ...

Health care center where woman in vegetative state gave birth ordered to hire outside manager  NBC News

Two Arizona state agencies are ordering a long-term care company to pay for a third-party manager to oversee the center where a patient in a vegetative state ...

Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health  Reuters

LONDON Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, ...

"Non-verbal, immobile" woman, 23, raped, impregnated in Fla. health care facility, lawsuit alleges  CBS News

Lawsuit alleges she was living in facility in Pensacola, Florida when it happened, but authorities say they can't find DNA evidence of a rape.

Intermittent fasting boosts health by strengthening daily rhythms  Medical News Today

A new study explores the impact of fasting on our daily rhythms. The authors conclude that fasting may protect health by boosting cyclic gene expression.

Postpartum Psychosis Often Mishandled By US Hospitals, Specialists Say : Shots - Health News  NPR

Postpartum psychosis is rare but very real, doctors say. And, unlike in some countries, U.S. moms who need inpatient psychiatric care can't bring along their ...

CVS, Walmart reach an agreement on a pharmacy contract after impasse  CNBC

Walmart will continue to operate through CVS Health's pharmacy benefit management commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks.

Could bone broth boost heart health?  Medical News Today

Recently, bone broth has enjoyed a boost in popularity. To add to its new-found fame, a recent study concludes that it could have benefits for heart health, too.

Wendy Williams takes break from talk show for health reasons.  TODAY

Wendy Williams is taking another break from her talk show to focus on her health. Her family released a statement Friday explaining that she continues to deal ...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Tesla, CVS Health, Eli Lilly, Netflix & more  CNBC

Tesla – Tesla is cutting its full-time workforce by 7 percent to lower costs, according to an employee memo. In the memo, CEO Elon Musk said the cuts are ...

Group highlights women's health at Womxn's March Denver KUSA

DENVER — Organizers of the women's march spent Friday night in Civic Center park getting ready for another women's march in Denver. This is the third year ...

Epic Systems Corp. is accused of discriminating against blind health care workers

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is suing Epic Systems Corp., one of the nation's largest electronic health records developers, saying the Verona ...

Federal employee says shutdown threatening her health  KATU

A small population of furloughed federal workers are concerned the government shutdown may affect their long-term health. This week, Oregon Sen.

After 'dead pool' pick, radio host Dan McNeil shares mental health struggle: 'I must confess, this guy got to me'  Chicago Tribune

WSCR-AM 670 host Dan McNeil, triggered by a listener text, ruminated about living with vices, mental health issues and suicide, as well as the impact of his ...

SSM Health learns how grants helped trim obesity  Gazettextra

Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville can do more jumping jacks per minute, and Edgerton library patrons rode a bike to charge their cellphones—all ...

Shake-up at Beaumont Health as top Royal Oak hospital executive departs  Crain's Detroit Business

Rosanna Morris, R.N., is resigning as president of Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak after two years to accept a position at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in ...

Ten threats to global health in 2019  World Health Organization

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of ...

Ohio Department of Health investigating after deadly doses of painkillers at Mount Carmel West Hospital  10TV

Both the hospital and lawsuits allege that the amount of fentanyl prescribed was significantly excessive and beyond what would provide comfort to the patients ...

Patriots notebook: Bill Belichick credits players for team’s good health  Boston Herald

When Bill Belichick steps onto the field at Arrowhead Stadium, he'll undoubtedly feel some pressure.

PPG reaches $7.65 million health-benefit settlement with union retirees  Tribune-Review

A settlement between PPG and retirees from 13 of its facilities, including those from Springdale, Creighton, Ford City and Greensburg will mean an additional ...

5 Things Sleeping Well Says About Your Health, According To Science  Bustle

Many of the conversations that are had about sleep and health revolve around problems and disruptions: too much sleep, not enough, how sleep disorders form, ...

Why This High Street Store Is Checking Mental Health Before Giving Botox  Refinery29

The retailer will ask questions designed to find out whether a customer could potentially have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).

Health officials warn of severe flu season  WLWT Cincinnati

Health officials are sending out an alert to warn people about the current flu season threat.

In South Sudan, stigma and underfunding plague mental health care  Al Jazeera English

Only three psychiatrists practice in war-torn South Sudan, where many people believe in supernatural possession.

7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes  Medical News Today

The guidelines that the American Heart Association (AHA) issued for maintaining cardiovascular health may also reduce the risk of diabetes.

Home health aides for 102-year-old woman left in lurch after home care exec bilked NY State Medicare for $11M  New York Daily News

The health and welfare of a 102-year-old Queens woman hangs in limbo after the head of a home health care company was charged with embezzling an ...

Kate Brown says she's open to bringing back double health insurance for public employees

Gov. Kate Brown is flanked by Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, and House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, at the governor's swearing-in at the state ...

Hacienda rape victim is not comatose, lawyer representing her family says  AZCentral

The 29-year-old rape victim who gave birth at Hacienda HealthCare last month is not in a coma and is able to recognize family and respond to them in a limited ...

Aging Brains Stay Sharper With Daily Housework And Exercise : Shots - Health News  NPR

Whether it's exercise or housework, older Americans who move their bodies regularly may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have ...

Apple should buy private digital health records operation Epic Systems, says Jim Cramer  CNBC

Jim Cramer says the move would boost Apple's stock price and give the company a surefire way to solidify its place in the health-care arena.

Can States Fix the Disaster of American Health Care?  The New York Times

The governor of California has proposed some big ideas. Who knows whether he can pull them off, but there's reason for hope.

Ebola outbreak continues in the Congo as obstacles challenge health care workers  CNN

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is continuing unabated in the new year. Probable patients topped 650 and deaths surpassed 400, the ...

Health officials investigating after Ponca City student diagnosed with active tuberculosis  KOCO Oklahoma City

Health officials are investigating after a student at Ponca City High School tested positive for tuberculosis, according to officials with the Ponca City Public ...

Are “healthy” snacks like veggie chips actually good for you?  Vox

Vegetable-themed snacks like cauliflower puffs and Peatos aren't traditional potato chips, but they're not not chips, either.

Healthy Narcissism  Psychology Today

We think of narcissists as being as being at the extreme end of only thinking about themselves, but there's a middle ground. Five tips for a healthy self-focus.

Penn ranked highest out of the Ivy League for mental health — with a D+  The Daily Pennsylvanian

Penn scored the highest in a recent mental health report out of all eight Ivy League schools — with a failing grade of a D+. The report, conducted by the ...

Screens Might Be as Bad for Mental Health as … Potatoes  WIRED

The science of how technology affects happiness needs a huge statistical upgrade. A new paper charts a path toward better research.

Doctors are frightened by climate change. Their industry is a big part of the problem.

Health care creates a tenth of US greenhouse gas emissions.

GoFundMe CEO: ‘Gigantic Gaps’ In Health System Showing Up In Crowdfunding  Kaiser Health News

Fundraising for medical expenses leads this crowdfunding website and, according to its chief executive, highlights a deep national need to address the high ...

Florida Board of Health suspends health care licenses over student loan defaults  ABC Action News

The Florida Board of Health has suspended health care licenses of workers who defaulted on student loans. The board is required to suspend licenses under ...

How to Inoculate Against Anti-Vaxxers  The New York Times

The no-vaccine crowd has persuaded a lot of people. But public health can prevail.

The Apple Watch's next three health features  Fast Company

The company has hired numerous clinicians and engineers to work on health features. The big ones are not yet public.

Tenn. health officials asks more questions about Ballad Health's NICU consolidation  WCYB

The Tennessee Department of Health has sent a follow up letter to Ballad Health CEO Alan Levine, regarding the health system's plan to consolidate neonatal ...

How wood-burning fireplaces may threaten your health

Frigid winter weather may prompt you to fire up that warm, cozy fireplace. However, a wood-burning fire in your fireplace can cause a number of health ...

Anti-vax Movement Listed by World Health Organization as One of the Top 10 Health Threats for 2019  Newsweek

The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed vaccine hesitancy—the delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite their availability—as one of its top 10 ...

Rodent feces and sewage in the kitchen during health inspections  WHNT News 19

Madison County Taqueria Toros Bravos 2713 Patton Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35805 Score: 75 Rodent feces were found in the flour container. Follow Up: No ...

Proper Breathing Brings Better Health  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

'Better Babies' Contests Pushed for Much-Needed Infant Health but Also Played Into the Eugenics Movement

Contests around the country judged infants like they would livestock as a motivator for parents to take better care of their children.

Amendment to fund Indian Health Services through end of fiscal year blocked

Party lines once again cannot agree, this time putting Native American healthcare in the crossfire.

Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly gets a clean bill of health  WKBW-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is starting his weekend with some great news; a clean bill of health!

Tony Evers and Republican lawmakers battle over taxes, health coverage  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Assembly Republicans released a plan that provides a different way to deliver an income tax cut promised by Gov. Tony Evers, who swiftly rejected it.

CMS wants to cut ACA exchange fees, end silver-loading

The CMS' proposed rule governing Affordable Care Act exchange payments in 2020 included cutting user fees and laying the groundwork to eliminate ...

Top 8 Health Benefits of Artichokes and Artichoke Extract  Healthline

Although often considered a vegetable, artichokes (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus) are a type of thistle. This plant originated in the Mediterranean and has ...

Placenta helps keep baby healthy during pregnancy complications: Study  Times Now

According to the team of researchers, the aim of the study was to understand what is required for a healthy placenta to perform its vital functions during ...

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off Monday with focus on Trump, Amazon  CNBC

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, the industry's biggest investor show, will bring more than 485 companies and 9000 attendees to San Francisco.

Why GSK and Pfizer are spinning out their consumer-health business  Business Insider

Pharmaceutical giants have been shedding their over-the-counter businesses. GSK and Pfizer are working on turning theirs into a separate company.

5 Reproductive Health Issues We Should Be Talking About  The New York Times

We asked readers which health topics they felt needed to be discussed openly, and got answers from an obstetrician-gynecologist.

7 Ways To Stand Up For Your Mental Health In A Difficult Work Environment  Bustle

Mental health issues affect many people, especially in the workplace. While we may not realize the negative impact our work environment may be having on our ...

The Health Care Power 50  City & State

It's that time of year when many New Yorkers start paying attention to their health – watching their weight, trying new diets and hitting the gym.But for others ...

Billions of dollars are pouring into digital health, but Americans are still getting sicker and dying younger  CNBC

Venture investors are chasing breakout successes in digital health, but those investment dollars aren't making people healthier.

Why a ‘Passive’ Health Approach Can Produce the Most Action  The New York Times

Some in Congress say financial incentives will lead to healthful choices, but having more choices can be problematic when so many Americans are busy and ...

10 Ways to Sleep Better All Winter Long

Cold weather and long nights can affect your sleep schedule. Learn how winter affects your sleep and how to sleep better in the winter.

Exercise can halve heart attack risk in healthy people  Medical News Today

New research shows that high cardiorespiratory fitness cuts the risk of heart attack in half among healthy people with no history of heart disease.

Federal Shutdown's Effect On Workers' Health Benefits Varies : Shots - Health News  NPR

Basic health insurance for most affected federal workers will stay in effect, but circumstances are murkier for contractors.

3 common drugs can reduce severe mental health symptoms  Medical News Today

Three common drugs typically prescribed for cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also help fight the symptoms of severe mental health conditions.

The bigger picture of planetary health  The Lancet

What is planetary health? A familiar question, no doubt, to researchers working in the field, coming from both those on the outside and those writing in the ...

California’s Top Lawyer Cements His Role As Health Care Defender-In-Chief  Kaiser Health News

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra scores a win for California and other states in his effort to block Trump administration birth control rules. It is one of ...

Police seeking DNA of male staff at health-care facility where woman in vegetative state gave birth  Washington Post

Police investigators are seeking DNA samples from male staff members at a private care facility in Arizona where a woman in a vegetative state gave birth to a ...

Apple will disrupt the health sector as the iPhone did wireless, former CEO John Sculley says  CNBC

Tim Cook is "absolutely onto something" in health services and "it may well be the great legacy that he's talking about," former Apple CEO John Sculley says.

Julianne Hough Says Endometriosis Makes Sex Painful And 'Frustrating'  Women's Health

'Dancing With the Stars' alum Julianne Hough is opening up about living with endometriosis, and how it affects her sex life with husband Brooks Laich, and ...

Neuroscientists Pinpoint Cells In The Amygdala Where Pain Hurts : Shots - Health News  NPR

Researchers have pinpointed the neurons that give pain its unpleasant edge. By turning these neurons off in mice, the scientists relieved the unpleasantness of ...

Half the 600,000 residents aided by NYC Care are undocumented immigrants  USA TODAY

The comprehensive health care plan ceremoniously unveiled by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio draws skepticism from some voices in his city.

The lifesaving food 90% aren’t eating enough of  BBC News

If I offered you a superfood that would make you live longer, would you be interested? Naturally it reduces the chances of debilitating heart attacks and strokes ...

Newsom Diverges Sharply From Washington With Health Care Budget  Kaiser Health News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom made health care a priority in his proposed state budget, asking lawmakers to authorize state-funded financial aid for health ...

What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical  CNN

President Donald Trump, the oldest President elected in US history at the age of 70, underwent his first presidential physical last January. He used it as an ...

The secret to a long, happy, healthy life? Think age-positive  CNN

The importance of respecting our elders has been around for many years. But now there is scientific evidence that respect can potentially save lives among the ...

Former Whiting Forensics mental health worker sentenced for patient abuse  FOX61 Hartford

MIDDLETOWN — Tuesday marked the first round of sentencing for the former Whiting Forensics workers convicted of abuse. Gregory Giantonio of Deep River, ...

Amazon gets into health insurance — and more 2019 health-tech predictions from top experts  CNBC

CNBC asked a dozen experts for their health-technology predictions for 2019. And here's what they had to say.

Health Benefits of Beets You Never Knew About  Reader's Digest

The list of health benefits of beets goes on and on. But beets can also have surprising side effects that you never knew about.

Health Program Affected As Partial Government Shutdown Drags On : Shots - Health News  NPR

As the partial closure of the government continues, here's a look at the affected programs that have a bearing on health and health care.

Mother of mental health patient who drowned in Horry sheriff’s van said release of photos ‘was agonizing’  Live 5 News WCSC

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources released photos Thursday of the Horry County Sheriff's Office van swept away by floodwaters last ...

China's Health Care Crisis  The New York Times

DIY cancer drugs, violence in hospitals, doctor shortages: We take you inside China's broken health care system to reveal how dire the situation is for over a ...

Trump’s school lunch program: How the administration is changing health standards

By relaxing rules for school lunches, the Trump administration is doing the dairy industry a big favor — at the expense of children's health.

Shutdown Impacts Native Americans' Ability To Get Health Services  NPR

Rachel Martin talks to Kerry Hawk-Lessard of Native American Lifelines, who explains how her group will run out of money to pay for health services, if the ...

Paris Jackson Seeking Treatment For Emotional Health (Exclusive)  Entertainment Tonight

Paris Jackson is seeking treatment, ET has learned. The 20-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson has entered a treatment facility for her emotional ...