A diagnosis of celiac disease means one thing. No more gluten. And even with gluten-free products, it can be hard to avoid. Help could be on the way from UW Medicine researchers who say they are on the cusp of the first celiac cure.
We could soon have a cure for a form of blindness that effects millions of people. One out of every 12 men is colorblind. It's less common in women but still affects one out of every 230 women. There's no treatment.
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage.
Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast tumors unlikely to cause problems.
As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds - hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.