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  • HEALTH

    FDA approves a new OxyContin

    LOS ANGELES-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new form of the powerful and controversial pain reliever OxyContin that is designed to be more resistant to abuse, but experts warned the drug could wind up having the opposite effect.

  • HEALTH

    King County's wellness plan beats the odds

    When King County, Wash., launched its employee wellness program seven years ago, its motive was clear. "We were being eaten alive by runaway medical costs," says the county's top executive Dow Constantine.

  • HEALTH

    Appeals courts hand down conflicting rulings on health care subsidies

    The legal battle over President Barack Obama's health care law ramped up again Tuesday, as two federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can continue to pay subsidies nationwide to millions of low- and middle-income people to help them with the cost of insurance...

  • HEALTH

    Trainer emphasizes women's health, not looks

    The fitness world always has had a fixation with physical appearance, but social media has propelled this into stratospheric levels of vanity.

  • HEALTH

    Push to lower cesarean rates ups interest in natural births

    When the number of cesarean deliveries in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Health Network spiked last year, obstetrical department leaders issued new guidelines on when to perform them and began monitoring doctors' individual cesarean delivery rates.

  • HEALTH

    US HIV cases dropped 33 percent over the last decade

    Cases of diagnosed HIV in United States dropped 33 percent over the last decade, declining for nearly all demographic groups except young men who have sex with males ages 13 to 24 years, according to health officials.

  • HEALTH

    D.C. court ruling deals new blow to Affordable Care Act

    President Barack Obama's health care law was dealt a new blow Tuesday as a federal appeals court ruled that due to a wording glitch in the Affordable Care Act, some low- and middle-income residents are not entitled to receive government assistance to subsidize their insurance.

  • HEALTH

    D.C. court ruling deals new blow to Affordable Care Act

    President Obama's health care law was dealt a new blow Tuesday as a federal appeals court ruled that due to a wording glitch in the Affordable Care Act, some low- and middle-income residents are not entitled to receive government assistance to subsidize their insurance.

  • HEALTH

    Five ways to do more in less time

    Time often holds us hostage. We wrestle with endless to-do lists, pressurized deadlines and spiraling guilt (from failing to get it all done). But there is a way out. Good habits - planning, organization and focus - can unlock the prison of "not enough time." Check out these five time-management...

  • FAMILY

    Tips to be your child's health advocate

    Being engaged and informed in your child's health is one of the most important roles that a parent can fill, but dealing with a health issue can be anxiety-inducing for most parents. Here are some practical tips to help you navigate health concerns for your child.

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