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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-...
PRAGUE (AP) — An agency in the Czech Republic says about a half of all wild boars in the country's southwest are radioactive and considered unsafe for consumption due to the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The State Veterinary Administration said Tuesday that radioactive boars...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess. Now he believes he has a remedy. It's called Forward, a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials at Children's Hospital Los Angeles say a laptop stolen from a physician's car last year may have contained personal health information for nearly 3,600 patients. The Los Angeles Daily News reports Monday ( http://bit.ly/2ivecTL ) thousands of...
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...