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.
What draws you back to your favorite restaurant? Ultimately, you have to like the food. But restaurants think about more than just taste when they try to win you over. And the food psychology they use, might also work at home.
Local doctors could soon offer a surgery that is both rare and remarkable. The University of Washington Medical Center applied for permission to perform face transplants. The surgery has only been done nine times in the U.S., but when it's needed, it can be life changing.
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry.
Tony Stark can put on an iron suit and become a superhero, full of energy and action. But for those dealing with an iron deficiency, which can lead to fatigue, irritability, lack of focus, there's other options.
The bill that would have removed the personal exemption from vaccine requirements died without reaching the House floor for a vote. While the vaccine debate lost traction in Olympia, it still happens daily in doctor's offices.