Barring health insurance that excludes coverage for pre-existing conditions and letting children stay on their parents’ plans until 26 would be preserved under a slate of new laws New Jersey enacted this week.
A 25-year-old woman who went to the emergency room complaining of chest pains and shortness of breath died shortly after leaving to seek help elsewhere due to long wait times, her family members claim.
The main strain of the flu virus which is circulating currently doesn’t entirely match up with the flu vaccine that is being administered this year, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Atlanta Hawks star point guard, Trae Young, has canceled more than $1 million in medical debt for Atlanta residents who cannot pay.
More than 8 million people have signed up for coverage next year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the government said Friday, a sign of continued demand for the program amid persistent uncertainty over its future.
A federal court found the Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional and that other parts of the law need further review.
A U.S. judge has granted a preliminary injunction blocking a Trump administration rule that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has stunned Republicans again, narrowly winning a second term Saturday as the Deep South's only Democratic governor and handing Donald Trump another gubernatorial loss this year.
Former President Barack Obama on Friday warned the Democratic field of White House hopefuls not to veer too far to the left, a move he said would alienate many who would otherwise be open to voting for the party's nominee next year.
Medicare's "Part B" premium for outpatient care will rise by nearly 7% to $144.60 a month next year, officials said Friday. They blamed rising spending on medications.
A new survey has found that turning to Google for health issues may be doing some patients more harm than good, with two in five respondents found to have falsely convinced themselves they had a serious disease after browsing the web.
Authorities say Stephanie Thomas, 28, took the pictures at the Berks Heim Nursing Home and then shared them with her friends and court workers.
Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, halted worldwide distribution of its generic version of the popular heartburn medication Zantac after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found traces of a possible carcinogen in it.
Two New York residents and two from New Jersey have been indicted in what authorities say was a $99 million fraud scheme involving pharmacies in both states.
The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 - the first increase in nearly a decade after coverage had significantly increased under President Barack Obama's health care law.
A ban on most abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won't take effect as scheduled in Missouri.
Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an abortion dispute with the Trump administration.
Planned Parenthood says it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting participants from referring patients for abortions.
Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.
A young infant born with a severe heart defect is being hailed as a miracle baby as she is set to celebrate her first birthday just months after being taken off life support with few prospects of survival.