By Jack Moran, The Register-Guard
November 30, 2013 8:54 p.m.
Three years after he fatally stabbed himself and their 13-year-old son, a Harrisburg, Ore., woman has filed a $2.2 million wrongful death lawsuit against her husband's dentist and the Eugene hospital where he had sought psychological help days before the murder-suicide.
By ADAM ASHTON, The News Tribune
November 30, 2013 8:24 p.m.
The Army has begun correcting medical records for former Madigan Army Medical Center patients who left the military with conflicting diagnoses for behavioral health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
November 28, 2013 2:21 p.m.
CHICAGO — The Obama administration is delaying yet another aspect of the health care law, putting off until next November the launch of an online portal to the health insurance marketplace for small businesses.
By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times
November 27, 2013 2:45 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — You really want to know what it'll take to work off Thanksgiving dinner? Let's just say you'd better cancel your plans to watch football after dinner, or to go shopping on Friday: It could take you into the weekend to work it all off.
SEATTLE — Washington state's Medicaid program that gives free health insurance to poor and disabled people is working with the federal government on an experiment that is expected to save taxpayer dollars and improve services.
By David G. Savage, McClatchy-Tribune
November 26, 2013 11:05 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear another legal challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law, this time to decide whether a corporation can refuse to pay to cover birth control drugs that violate the religious beliefs of the firm's owners.
By Delthia Ricks, Newsday
November 25, 2013 6 a.m.
Doctors are being urged to cautiously prescribe antibiotics for children because the drugs are unnecessary for most upper respiratory illnesses, say government health authorities who released new guidelines on using the medicines.
By Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times
November 25, 2013 6 a.m.
Scientists studying the degree to which brain function, parental involvement and environment determine antisocial outbursts in children have found that social support and intervention can successfully moderate misbehavior.
By Roni Caryn Rabin, Kaiser Health News
November 24, 2013 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Many doctors are disturbed that they'll be paid less — often a lot less — to care for the millions of patients who are projected to buy coverage through the health law's new insurance marketplaces.