| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:11 AM
For the seventh consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente ranked highest in customer satisfaction for health insurance among California policyholders, according to ratings firm J.D. Power & Associates.
But two other major rivals -- Blue Shield of California...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Last year was my first with a high-deductible health plan combined with a health savings account at work. What do I need to report concerning the HSA when I file my taxes?
A: When you file, you'll need to include Form 8889 to report all...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Under Armour will give $10 million to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital to create the Under Armour LiveWell Center, marking the Baltimore-based sports brand's largest gift ever to any group.
Part of Under Armour's...
| Mar 18, 2014
Max Allender, born prematurely with a barely formed set of lungs, visited a playground for the first time when he was 16 months old, a trip chronicled in a Tribune story in August.
Max, who would have been 2 later this month, died Wednesday, March 5, at...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild and supporters of the Champion Fund of Children's Hospital Los Angeles staged respective fundraisers this past week at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.
Presented under the theme "On the Red Carpet," the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The mother of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old Oakland girl declared brain dead by multiple neurologists more than three months ago, insisted Thursday that her daughter was "asleep" and "blossoming into a teenager."
Jahi was declared brain-dead Dec. 12...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant healthcare program for seniors pays individual doctors, and the figures reveal that more than a dozen physicians received in excess of $10 million each in 2012.
The Obama administration is...
| Apr 9, 2014
Meg Finnegan thought she might never be able to afford to have a baby.
Finnegan, who is self-employed and has a pre-existing medical condition, was having trouble finding health insurance at all, let alone a policy that would cover pregnancy and...
| Feb 26, 2014
Lower Oconee Community Hospital in southern Georgia closed its doors this month, eliminating 25 hospital beds and up to 100 hospital jobs. This was the fourth Georgia hospital to fold in two years and the eighth rural hospital in the state to close...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Every golf season, local women's golf groups play for an incredibly worthy cause, called Fairway to Life, which benefits the Breast Care Center at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center.
As a participant in the program and a co-chair of a...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Whether you're entering the workforce for the first time or going back to work, looking for a career change or just seeing what's out there, you'll be weighing your options by a number of factors. When you consider which fields and positions have the...