May 2013 Headlines

Lap Band Surgery in a Seed? Docs Rave About Chia

We'd all like to know the secret to staying healthy and living longer. Doctors say it's about making smart food choices. Now they're raving about the new superfood, chia.

Obamacare May Force Termination of Individual Plans

Some Americans could be in for a shock this fall. Many existing insurance policies could get cancelled, thanks to Obamacare.

Doctors on Sitting: 'The Chair's Out to Kill Us'

Spending too much time sitting at your desk could lead to multiple health risks, according to a new University of Sydney study.

Big Labor Unions Could Turn on Obamacare

The President's health care overhaul is now frustrating labor unions that once supported it.

Sun Unleashes Rare Solar Flares

In a rare occurrence, the sun unleashed four major solar flares over just a few days.

 

Need to Stay in Shape? We've Got an App for That

It's been said, "You can't manage what you don't measure." That's certainly true with diet and exercise. Now experts are offering tips on how technology can help us stay fit.

Obamacare Could Cost Native Americans Coverage

Native Americans could lose free government health insurance under Obamacare.

Gov't. Appeals Unrestricted Sale of Plan B

The Obama administration has filed an appeal that will delay the sale of Plan B One-Step morning-after pill and its generic competitors to girls without prescriptions.

Cancer Patients Could See Higher Costs

Cancer patients could get hit by higher costs under Obamacare.

Down Syndrome Child: A Gift in Unexpected Wrapping

Eight out of 10 expectant mothers who are told their baby has Down syndrome choose to abort. Denise Bassett was about to be one of them - until she met Jenny.

Thousands 'Uninsurables' May Lose Health Coverage

States fear Obamacare could cause thousands of very sick people to lose insurance coverage.

The Lethal Killer You Can't See or Smell

Methane gas: landfills and dump sites are a primary source of the tasteless, odorless toxin. They can be danger spots if not properly maintained.

Gov't. Appeals Order to Lift Plan B Age Limits

The Justice Department is appealing a judge's decision to lift all age limits on the so-called "morning after" birth control pill.

Deadly Gonorrhea 'Superbug' Worse than AIDS?

Health experts are warning against a deadly strain of gonorrhea, which could have effects as serious as AIDS.