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Among doctors who received payments from Medicare in 2012 are dozens who had been kicked out of Medicaid, or charged with fraud, or settled fraud cases out of court.
Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
Many Californians remain without health insurance this year, choosing instead to pay a fine for forgoing health insurance required by the Affordable Care Act.
Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. But when it comes to the risks they pose, they take a back seat to prescription painkillers and heroin.
Scientists have figured out one reason women might be more vulnerable to Alzheimer's: A risk gene doubles women's chances of getting the disease but has minimal effect on men.
To see if low blood sugar sours even good relationships, scientists used an unusual tool: voodoo dolls representing spouses. As hunger levels rose, so did the number of pins.
The approximate moment when grumpiness kicks in for men, according to a recently released report, is around age 70.
Among the new cases, two were intentionally unvaccinated and one had appropriate vaccination. There were only four cases in the state at the same time last year.
There's no treatment yet for the deadly viral disease, but several approaches are in the works. At least one experimental drug seems effective in monkeys. Next step: safety tests in people.
With Kathleen Sebelius leaving as health secretary, the president is turning to budget chief Sylvia Mathews Burwell to run the agency that oversees the Affordable Care Act — better known as Obamacare.
Federal officials link the outbreak to three Foster Farms facilities in central California. Most of the new victims are Californians.
Health Secrerary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after a five-year term that will no doubt be remembered for the calamitous implementation of Obamacare.
More than 70,000 enrolled in health plans through Covered California between April 1-9, according to the agency's executive director.
Fewer and fewer dentists will accept poor kids on Denti-Cal because of low reimbursement rates. A pilot program suggests that hygienists could help fill the gap.
Two thirds of older adults suffer from cognitive impairment or dementia in their last year of life, a study finds. That and being cared for at home increase the risk of aggressive treatment.