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Obamacare subsidy lawsuit settled by White House, Democrats


WASHINGTON -- A long-running lawsuit between the Trump administration, House Republicans and Democratic attorneys general over billions of dollars of Obamacare subsidies has been settled, according to an agreement filed in federal court Friday. ...

Obamacare sign-ups quicken as final enrollment deadline approaches in many states


WASHINGTON -- Millions of Americans are signing up for 2018 coverage through the Affordable Care Act, defying the Trump administration's hostility to the law and a yearlong campaign by congressional Republicans to repeal it. As a final enrollment...

Winter got you down? You may be SAD


At this time of year, with daylight and sunshine in short supply, you may feel more like hibernating than heading out doors to play in the snow. If you do, you're not alone. Those of us who live in northern states are no strangers to the "winter ...

Why do people hate Obamacare, anyway?


The Affordable Care Act, aka "Obamacare," has roiled America since the day it was signed into law in 2010. From the start, the public was almost evenly divided between those who supported it and those who opposed it. They still are. The November ...

Health law helps people get, afford care, report finds


WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans are putting off doctor visits or struggling with medical bills, according to a new report examining the effect of the Affordable Care Act. The report -- based on a state-by-state survey of data collected by the ...

Toby was a hyper shelter dog. Then he learned an amazing trick for his epileptic owner


An epilepsy diagnosis at age 9 changed Parker Rogers' life drastically. The Fresno boy was having seizures on almost daily. He no longer could attend public school, and his time with friends was limited. Then Parker met "Toby the Great." The ...

Harsher enforcement policies under Trump damage health of immigrant children


For children in this country, at this time, being an immigrant can harm their health. Their fears -- real and imagined -- about the potential deportation of their parents are causing illness and perhaps permanent brain changes, according to a new...

Study identifies barriers to transplant therapy to treat multiple myeloma among racial minority groups


ATLANTA – A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Fla., has found that barriers to patients receiving stem cell therapy as part of their treatment for multiple myeloma include income, education, insurance status and ...

Increasing physical activity improves survival in lymphoma patients, Mayo researchers say


ATLANTA -- An observational study by researchers at Mayo Clinic has found that increasing physical activity not only decreased the risk of death from all causes but also decreased the risk of death specifically from lymphoma. Lymphoma is a cancer ...

Health care consolidation aimed at changing how the business works


Having a heart attack is one of life's great stressors, so it's no surprise that nearly one in five heart attack survivors qualify for a diagnosis of a major depressive disorder, doctors say. For insurers like Minnetonka's UnitedHealth Group, ...