The number of health clinic orders and shots administered rose sharply in January compared with last year, Washington county officials say.
An Arizona couple played by the rules and bought employer-provided health insurance. But after they had a baby last year, their out-of-pocket hospital costs and doctors’ bills climbed to more than $12,000 — and medical debt now threatens their new family.
Casi todos los más de 250 centros de trasplantes de la nación requieren que los pacientes verifiquen cómo cubrir las facturas.
The case of a Michigan woman who was told to fundraise $10,000 for a heart transplant sparked viral outrage, but experts say such “wallet biopsies” are common. A California mother has raised nearly $24,000 in a GoFundMe campaign to pay for costs related to her adult daughter’s second kidney transplant.
There’s no federal requirement that your holiday bird be free of salmonella, so consumers bear the burden of keeping food safe.
When a young Navy lieutenant died following low-risk childbirth, her husband claimed military doctors botched her care. But his wrongful death claim was dismissed because of a 1950 ruling that bars active-duty service members from suing the U.S. government — for any reason.
The decision aimed at adding folic acid — a vitamin that can prevent devastating neural tube defects — to flours, chips and tortillas hasn’t caught on with many makers of widely used corn products.
La cera excesiva en los oídos de los adultos mayores puede causar sordera, vértigo y otros problemas en el conducto auditivo.
Up to two-thirds of residents in nursing homes may have impacted earwax, which can worsen hearing loss, falls and cognitive decline.
Para Aaron McQ no fue fácil elegir su último día. Abatido por la leucemia y por una enfermedad degenerativa, el ciclista y navegante contó su viaje de la vida a la muerte por decisión propia.