Senate GOP intent on scrapping health mandate in tax bill

Sen. Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Finance Committee, confirmed late Tuesday he was revising the bill to include repeal of the insurance mandate “to help provide additional relief to low- and middle-income families.”

FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement kratom

The Drug Enforcement Administration had planned to ban kratom by adding it to a list of illegal drugs that includes marijuana, heroin and LSD. But the agency backed away from that plan last October after a flood of public complaints

After 95 years, there is only one thing he would change

Bob Heiny recounts his remarkable life that included two high school basketball national championships, fighting in WWII, and raising a family in Fort Wayne. If there were such a thing as a Hall of Fame of Life, Bob Heiny would be inducted on the first ballot.


Is it an emergency? Insurer makes patients question ER visit

In an effort to curb unnecessary and costly ER visits, Anthem has told customers in a few U.S. states to go to the hospital only in a real emergency such as a heart attack, stroke and major bleeding — or they could wind up footing the bill.