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Poverty Does No Favors for Health

The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds

10/19/2017
Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums

8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

10/16/2017
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

10/11/2017
What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of?

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

10/9/2017
Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck

Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

10/4/2017
The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured

Study finds nearly 40 percent of those without coverage live in the suburbs

10/3/2017
Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election

Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

9/25/2017
Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs

U.S. program linked to medical savings of $1,400 per year for participants, study suggests

9/22/2017
9/21/2017
Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

9/18/2017
9/13/2017
Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts

People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

9/8/2017
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

9/6/2017
Recession Took Toll on Health of Rural Young Blacks

Greater economic fallout linked to raised heart disease risks in 25- and 26-year-olds, study finds

9/5/2017
Later School Bell Could Boost U.S. Economy by $83 Billion Over Decade

Extra sleep for students would lead to better grades, plus provide mental, physical benefits, report says

8/25/2017
Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

Snack preferences drive buying decisions, but brands and allowance also play a part, researchers say

8/22/2017
He Complains She Shops Too Much -- And Marriage Suffers

Study finds one spouse's views on the other's spending can bring conflict that undermines relationship

8/18/2017
'Weekend Warriors' Tend to Wear White Collars

Desk jobs keep them seated all week, but they catch up on exercise on Saturday and Sunday, study finds

8/17/2017
Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election

Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles

8/17/2017
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds

8/16/2017
Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

8/15/2017
Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run

Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

8/9/2017
By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead

Neck arteries are narrower than those of wealthier children, study says

8/9/2017
Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S.

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

8/1/2017
Rich, Well-Educated Get Bigger Bang for Buck From Mediterranean Diet

Researchers suspect food quality may account for the difference

7/13/2017
White Collar Workers at Higher Odds of Death From ALS, Parkinson's

Study found richer, better-educated folks with these brain diseases are more likely to die