Obama on Tuesday was to announce a series of steps that private entities like Google and Microsoft are taking to better prepare the nation’s health systems for the inevitable effects of a warmer, more erratic climate.
The study breaks the cost down as follows: $2.8 billion resulting from false-positive mammograms and another $1.2 billion attributed to breast cancer overdiagnosis.
Scans of 14 retired football players at risk for the condition, called CTE, revealed deposits of abnormal protein in a pattern resembling that found at autopsy in the disease.
None of the state’s nine plans is in full compliance with the Affordable Care Act.
Scott County’s needle-exchange program started Saturday morning under an emergency executive order signed last week by Gov. Mike Pence.
Medtronic has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the federal government accusing the company of selling medical devices made in China and Malaysia to the U.S. military.
The Griffith systems analyst hasn’t been in a pool for two years because he had a catheter in his stomach that allowed him to receive the kidney dialysis he needed to stay alive.
The American Heart Association says dogs can help improve their owner’s physical and mental health, so they’re holding a dog-friendly event to celebrate National Walking Day.
A program to put a dietitian group’s “Kids Eat Right” logo on Kraft Singles has reached an early expiration date.
Instead Greg Zoeller will attend the dinner.
The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It’s hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators so they can breathe.
A Fort Wayne woman is representing Indiana in the Worldwide EndoMarch on Saturday.
A provision in the Affordable Care Act that prevents students from using premium tax subsidies to purchase insurance from their college or university
Eight-year-old Niko Mercado’s red alert bracelet warns that he is allergic to eggs, milk and peanuts.He said he had removed the bracelet because his wrist itched.
A new study recommends energy drinks be treated the same as tobacco products.
Pence on Thursday declared a public health emergency in Scott County.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is preparing to declare a public health emergency in a southern Indiana county where 72 cases of HIV have been confirmed.
A new study published by a molecular biologist found that his own autistic son showed significant improvement after taking an antibiotic.
Inspired by the popular “USDA organic” label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.
Obama on Wednesday will launch what the White House calls a Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network.