Latest news from Chippewa.com - Health feed

Latest news from Chippewa.com - Health feed

  1. Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

    05.25 / 15:41 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for…
  2. Democratic congressman has heart valve replacement procedure

    05.25 / 15:41 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few…
  3. Controversial IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian women

    05.25 / 04:38 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    ELLENABAD, India (AP) -- To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its…
  4. Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

    05.24 / 21:38 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health…
  5. Mentally ill languish in Texas jails despite funding hike

    05.24 / 21:38 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Hundreds of mentally ill inmates are languishing for months in Texas jails because of a lack of space at the state's psychiatric…
  6. Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds

    05.24 / 21:38 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    Johnson & Johnson has reached a $33 million settlement with 42 states, resolving allegations the health care giant sold numerous nonprescription medicines that didn't meet federal quality requirements for a couple of…
  7. AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

    05.24 / 20:36 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trump's budget director insists the administration's spending plans won't cut Medicaid money, but by any conventional measure of federal financing the health care program for families and the poor is clearly on the chopping…
  8. The Latest: Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill

    05.24 / 19:36 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- The Latest on Vermont's governor vetoing a marijuana legalization bill (all times…
  9. Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

    05.24 / 17:38 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in the Miami area last summer, and the virus likely was carried in by travelers from the Caribbean, new research…
  10. 2 addiction counselors at halfway house die of drug overdose

    05.24 / 16:39 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Two addiction counselors at a suburban Philadelphia halfway house died of opioid overdoses inside the facility on the same day, authorities said…
  11. Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

    05.24 / 16:39 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Health
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Republican Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday that he planned to veto a bill making Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work with the legislature on a…