In a tough economy, people may have a difficult time paying for food and shelter, let alone medical insurance and doctor visits. Read more »
Health insurance cost increases outpaced any gains in worker wages in 2011, but the role President Obama's federal health care law played is a matter of contention. Read more »
More Americans are anticipating a career in the field of medicine than ever before, as applications to medical schools have hit an all-time high. Read more »
A Kansas trial court judge postponed a criminal case against a Planned Parenthood clinic Monday, only days after the disclosure that the state health department had destroyed during routine document shredding copies of abortion... Read more »
One in 15 Utah adults seriously considered suicide in the past year, the highest rate in the nation, according to a new report. Read more »
Annual cancer tests are becoming a thing of the past. New guidelines out Wednesday for cervical cancer screening have experts at odds over some things, but they are united in the view that the... Read more »
The House on Thursday returned to an abortion issue that nearly sank President Barack Obama's health care law last year with legislation that bars an insurance plan regulated under the new law from covering abortion if any of its... Read more »
The growing obesity epidemic in America has been named a huge culprit in rising health care costs along with a host of growing health complications. But a recent report indicates some Americans are working to reverse the trend. Read more »
The Constitutionality of national health care reform legislation could be determined by the Supreme Court in its next term. Read more »
For a moment, pretend you are a candidate for president. How would you reform our health care system? What would you do as president to fix a broken system? What do we do with our millions of uninsured? Read more »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It took seven years of annual mammograms and a cancer diagnosis for Amy Colton to learn something her doctors had realized from the beginning: Her breast tissue is so dense that it could have masked tumors... Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — The national health care reform act assumes patients will proactively take care of themselves to reduce their need for medical care. But making it happen will require a targeted social marketing strategy,... Read more »
A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Read more »
WASHINGTON — Too many doctors are testing the wrong women, or using the wrong test, for a virus that causes cervical cancer. Read more »
WASHINGTON — AARP, the powerful lobby for older Americans, was hammered Friday by fellow activists for refusing to oppose any and all cuts to Social Security benefits, a position the group says it has long held as a way to... Read more »
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The health care reform law is back in the spotlight again as the federal government faced off against representatives of 26 states — including Utah — before the 11th Circuit Court of... Read more »
Almost one-third of U.S. employers are likely to stop providing health coverage for workers in 2014, when U.S. subsidies become available for people to buy individual policies, according to a study by McKinsey & Co. At least 30... Read more »
ATLANTA — An Atlanta federal courtroom will soon become the latest battlefield in the ongoing fight over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Read more »
Almonds are the most powerful of all nuts. Loaded with nutrition, keep them with you in your car or office. Read more »
WASHINGTON — It is an oddity of U.S. health care: Many nursing homes and home care agencies do not provide health insurance to their workers, or they pay wages so low that employees cannot afford the coverage that is offered.... Read more »
Strokes have been striking "at younger ages overall" during the last decade, according to a Utah County neurologist, who says experts are not sure why. Read more »
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Republican Mitt Romney outlined a national health care plan Thursday that would empower states to decide coverage rules, spelling out differences with President Barack... Read more »
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's main idea for getting quality health care at less cost was in jeopardy Wednesday after key medical providers called his administration's initial blueprint so complex it's unworkable.... Read more »
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