Health News

Bringing you coverage on breaking US health stories, we dig deep into national and local epidemics, trends, and health alerts to keep you and your family safe. Our team uses inside sources, social media trends, and health agency reports to piece together a comprehensive, easy-to-understand picture of the current state of healthcare in the US. Whether it's climbing healthcare costs or a tip to healthy living, we deliver high-quality, catered content to cut the fluff and get you the news that truly matters.

Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA...

Study found serious side effects often arose after medications OK'd for saleSafety problems emerge with nearly one in three prescription drugs after they've been...

Common Painkillers Tied to Slight Rise in Heart Attack Risk

Over-the-counter drugs like Aleve and Advil linked to higher odds, researchers sayCommonly used painkillers such as Motrin, Advil and Aleve might increase your risk...

House Readies for Obamacare Showdown

GOP says its plan would save flawed health reform law; critics counter the fix would hurt vulnerable AmericansThe latest version of a Republican bill...

Americans Uneasy With Push to Repeal Obamacare: HealthDay/Harris Poll

But, as has always been the case, support for the law depends on political affiliationOnly one in five Americans are happy that Republicans are...

House to Vote Thursday on Amended Bill to Repeal and Replace...

Republicans say they have votes for passage, but Democrats, medical groups say proposal would harm the sickAfter a week of working to wrangle support...

House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul

Revisions to initial GOP 'repeal and replace' plan didn't sit well with party moderatesThe Republican pledge to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's Affordable...

April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials sayYou can safely dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs...

Crossroads for Obamacare

GOP efforts to replace the health law may affect consumer choice, premiums and protectionsObamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, is still the...

Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs

Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteriaSnot, phlegm and other forms of mucus may not be everyone's favorite subject, but scientists...

Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22

Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stakeMore than two dozen U.S. medical groups say they will join...
5,781FansLike
3,098FollowersFollow
892SubscribersSubscribe