| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama's vision for health-care reform could have resulted in a much better law had it not been for congressional decrees at the start that a single-payer system was "off the table." But guess what has appeared back on the table during the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Hairstylist Reggie Dowdy has found himself time and time again doing emergency hair repair on women whose tresses have been damaged by weaves and extensions.
They come in with bald spots, also known as alopecia, and thinning hair caused by heavy weaves...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with incurable cancer can take part in early trials of a new drug's safety, but many parents may misunderstand the goals of those studies, new research finds.
When researchers test new drugs on humans, they start with...
| Sep 1, 2012
Pillows. They're not just for nestling your noggin anymore. They're also for keeping your stiff neck from aching, your sinuses from congesting, your acids from refluxing, your snores from snorting, your tinnitus from tintinnabulating and — yes!...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part update on menopausal hormone care.
I know, the headline is not what your mother, doctor, TV, women's magazines, and walking buddies tell you. But, it's true. Of tsunami importance, it falls into the...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 2:24 PM
An outside audit of the Kansas Bioscience Authority and the computer used by its former president has found evidence of document destruction, misuse of funds and policy violations on more than $570,000 in expenditures.
Investigators from BKD Forensics...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:17 PM
(AP) The former president of the Kanas Bioscience Authority destroyed computer files, misused agency funds and misled the authority's board of directors about the nature of a relationship with a female assistant whom he later married, according to an...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:41 PM
An audit into the Kansas Bioscience Authority shows misuse of taxpayer funds, and a cover-up of evidence.
Since the KBA was created in 2004, lawmakers have given the agency more than a half billion dollars to bring bioscience companies to Kansas and...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Businesses, especially health care organizations, are within their rights to refuse to hire anyone who smokes.
A decade ago bans on hiring smokers were rare. Alaska Airlines, Turner Broadcasting, Florida's Gulf Power and some law enforcement agencies...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the nation's top-ranked hospital for the first time in 22 years, edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:42 AM
SAN DIEGO -- UC San Diego Medical Center was ranked as the best hospital in San Diego County and fifth best in California by U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual medical center rankings Tuesday.
The Hillcrest hospital ranked high in...