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In Colorado, A Couple Finds Relief In Obamacare

There’s plenty of criticism of the Affordable Care Act and how it’s being implemented. But let’s introduce you to someone […]

Make Room For Mushrooms: Fungi Compete With Meat In Burgers

With so many people reconsidering their meat consumption, the mushroom industry is hoping their product can become the next “other” […]

For Mind & Body: Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Boosts Both

For all of us nearing middle age, or slogging through it, yes, there is a benefit in eating a Mediterranean-style […]

Feds To Ease Restrictions On Flexible Spending Accounts

The Treasury Department is scrapping the rule that requires people to use or lose the money they set aside each […]

Polio Has Not Returned To South Sudan, After All

We reported Wednesday that the polio outbreak in Somalia had spread to South Sudan. But health officials say that they […]

Why Insurers Cancel Policies, And What You Can Do About It

Health insurers are ending policies for what could turn out to be millions of Americans. The moves have rattled consumers […]

Before Marathoners Had Energy Bars …

In its October/November issue, Running Times has a piece by distance running great Bill Rodgers. Among the most compelling of […]

Short-Term Insurance Skirts Health Law To Cut Costs

What a difference a day makes. Consumers who buy a health policy good for only 364 days might save hundreds […]

Unlikely Multiple Sclerosis Pill On Track To Become Blockbuster

There aren’t very many drugs that are also, essentially, industrial chemicals available in railroad-car volumes, pharmaceutical chemist Derek Lowe noted […]

How The World Backed Polio Into A Corner

The world is close to eliminating polio once and for all. Just a few decades ago, polio was crippling more […]

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