Scientists Break New Ground in Sunscreen Study
Scientists Break New Ground in Sunscreen Study

on April 20, 2016

It has long been known that sunscreen is good for helping you avoid sunburns. Now, new research finds it can help prevent melanoma.

Nation’s Largest Health Insurer to Exit Most Obamacare Exchanges
Nation’s Largest Health Insurer to Exit Most Obamacare Exchanges

on April 19, 2016

Citing the impact on its bottom line, UnitedHealth will leave all but a handful of insurance state insurance marketplaces. Here’s how that move could affect consumers.

What’s Causing the Surge in Lip Procedures?
What’s Causing the Surge in Lip Procedures?

on April 19, 2016

Lip implant procedures have increased by nearly 50 percent since the turn of the century. What’s behind the trend?

10 Lies We Tell Doctors and Why Those Fibs Are Dangerous
10 Lies We Tell Doctors and Why Those Fibs Are Dangerous

on April 13, 2016

Busy doctors sometimes miss their patients’ lies and omissions. But not telling the truth can hurt our health.

CDC Warns Zika Virus ‘Scarier Than We Initially Thought’
CDC Warns Zika Virus ‘Scarier Than We Initially Thought’

on April 12, 2016

Public health officials have issued a somber warning about the Zika virus, saying the mosquito that carries the virus is present in more states.

Obese People Outnumber Underweight for First Time
Obese People Outnumber Underweight for First Time

on April 5, 2016

It’s not just Americans who are getting fatter — it’s the world as a whole, new research shows.

Obamacare Patients Less Healthy — Will Premiums Soar?
Obamacare Patients Less Healthy — Will Premiums Soar?

on March 30, 2016

New findings from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association raise concerns that Americans may face steep hikes in their insurance premiums next year.

Report: Federal Health Insurance Website Vulnerable to Attack
Report: Federal Health Insurance Website Vulnerable to Attack

on March 24, 2016

Millions of Americans use Healthcare.gov to obtain health insurance. Now, a new report shows the Web portal experienced 316 security-related incidents in about 18 months.

Want a $25 Apple Watch? You Can Get It — but There Is a Catch
Want a $25 Apple Watch? You Can Get It — but There Is a Catch

on March 4, 2016

If you work for certain employers — or have life insurance from a certain company — you might have a shot at a bargain price on an Apple Watch.

Drug Retail Prices More Than Double in 7 Years, AARP Says
Drug Retail Prices More Than Double in 7 Years, AARP Says

on March 1, 2016

The cost of prescription drugs has skyrocketed since 2006, according to a new study. Find out why.

Vaccination Leads to Sharp Drop in HPV Infections
Vaccination Leads to Sharp Drop in HPV Infections

on February 22, 2016

A decade-old vaccine is being credited for a sharp decline in a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cancer.

Many Workers Choosing High-Deductible Health Insurance
Many Workers Choosing High-Deductible Health Insurance

on February 16, 2016

A new study finds that more workers are choosing high-deductible plans over traditional plans. Find out who is doing so — and why it might not always be a good thing.

5 Days Left to Get Health Insurance and Avoid a Fine
5 Days Left to Get Health Insurance and Avoid a Fine

on January 26, 2016

Sunday is the deadline to select a 2016 health insurance plan. Find out how much you will pay if you fail to sign up.

15 Simple Ways to Burn Calories Without the Gym
15 Simple Ways to Burn Calories Without the Gym

on January 15, 2016

Stop! Before you sign up for that gym membership, check out these free ways to build muscle and burn fat.

Study Finds Genes Determine One-Third of Cancer Risk
Study Finds Genes Determine One-Third of Cancer Risk

on January 6, 2016

Find out which types of cancer are especially influenced by your family history.

Is a Common STD Becoming the Next Resistant ‘Superbug’?
Is a Common STD Becoming the Next Resistant ‘Superbug’?

on January 5, 2016

England’s chief medical officer is warning that one sexually transmitted disease could become untreatable. Should people in the U.S. worry?

How Sugar May Fuel the Spread of Breast Cancer
How Sugar May Fuel the Spread of Breast Cancer

on January 4, 2016

New research is adding to concerns about the possible negative health effects of the simple sugar fructose. Find out how sugar does its damage.

This Is How Much It Costs to Survive Cancer
This Is How Much It Costs to Survive Cancer

on December 31, 2015

New research has put price tags on common types of cancer. Find out which forms of the disease are especially costly for patients.

Medical ID Theft Is Soaring, Security Expert Warns
Medical ID Theft Is Soaring, Security Expert Warns

on December 29, 2015

Health care data breaches were on the increase in 2015. Find out why thieves find this information to be so valuable.

Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Extended by 48 Hours
Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Extended by 48 Hours

on December 16, 2015

The government has extended the deadline to sign up for health insurance and have coverage in place on Jan. 1. Find out more.

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