Medical News

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has confirmed three cases of a new respiratory virus that has mostly been centered in Saudi Arabia. South Korean health officials say that a 76-year-old was diagnosed Thursday with contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets. The first lady skips rope, does abdominal crunches with a weighted ball and jumps on and off a bench in a White House video released as part of the fifth anniversary celebration of her "Let's Move...
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research. The nonprofit foundation estimates that about 31 million people between the ages of 19 and 64 were...
Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation's youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds. The study is mostly good news: More children and teens are taking...
CHICAGO (AP) — A scathing new report by court-approved researchers paints a bleak picture of medical care in Illinois prisons, describing extended treatment delays, haphazard follow-up care, chaotic record keeping and a litany of other problems. The 405-page report, based on...
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research. The nonprofit foundation estimates that about 31 million people between the ages of 19 and 64 were...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is finally showing how she keeps her arms so toned. The first lady skips rope, does abdominal crunches with a weighted ball and jumps on and off a bench in a new White House video. She also does chest presses holding 35-pound dumbbells and kick...
(Michelle Robertson, President & CEO) According to U.S. News & World Report, a local hospital system is again on the list of best hospitals for 2015-16 and as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports...it's become a trend. (additional information from Seton) Seton Austin also was...
CHICAGO (AP) — A scathing new report by court-approved researchers paints a bleak picture of medical care in Illinois prisons, describing treatment delays, haphazard follow-up care, chaotic record keeping and a litany of other problems that may have cut short the lives of some...