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LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with a gun. But now two unlikely allies — the gun industry and a leading suicide prevention group — are coming together to...
The nation's biggest health insurer made most of its money in the fourth quarter by selling things other than health insurance. UnitedHealth Group's Optum division, which manages prescription drug plans, runs doctor practices and analyzes health care data, generated slightly...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A governor in Mexico says state-run hospitals apparently gave children water instead of chemotherapy treatments. Gov. Miguel Angel Yunes Linares made the accusation while describing accusations of malfeasance and corruption under his predecessor, fugitive ex-...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date. With her Rekub team, she followed it up with an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:50 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump says his plan to replace the nation's health care law will include "insurance for everybody." Trump made the comment in an interview with the Washington Post...
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan where Sen. Bernie Sanders called on Americans to resist Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, one of a number of rallies Democrats staged across the...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — An ambulance company that operates in Massachusetts says it'll pay nearly $13 million to settle claims it fraudulently billed Medicare. The Springfield Republican newspaper ( http://bit.ly/2iRQzkx ) says the claims were brought against MedStar Ambulance...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you haven't signed up for health insurance, you may soon be getting a not-too-subtle nudge from the taxman. The IRS is sending personalized letters to millions of taxpayers who might be uninsured, reminding them that they could be on the hook for hundreds of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you haven't signed up for health insurance, you may soon be getting a not-too-subtle nudge from the taxman. The IRS is sending personalized letters to millions of taxpayers who might be uninsured, reminding them that they could be on the hook for hundreds of...