| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:30 PM
A former acting director of cyber security for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was convicted Tuesday of child pornography charges.
Jurors in federal court in Nebraska convicted Timothy DeFoggi, 56, after a four-day trial.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:00 PM
More than 600,000 low-income Pennsylvanians will gain access to government-subsidized health insurance starting in January under an agreement announced Thursday by state and federal officials.
The deal overhauls the state's Medicaid program, which...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Insurance companies may not limit the number of doctor visits to treat autism, the Connecticut Insurance Department said in a bulletin this week.
The Affordable Care Act passed by Congress in 2010 prohibits a dollar limit on benefits in a health,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The Drug Enforcement Administration has spent the last decade considering whether to make it harder to obtain the most popular type of narcotic painkiller: "hydrocodone combination" products, such as Vicodin and Lortab. And now it will. But the new...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Here's a prediction: The next legal battle over the Obama adminsitration's contraception mandate will be over who has to write what kind of letter to whom.
The administration announced Friday the latest tweaks to the requirement that all new employer-...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:12 PM
If Connecticut were a high school student, she might be considered an aloof teenager with a generous allowance and a drug problem.
That's the image, anyway, that recent surveys are giving this state. A snapshot:
Living well. A new federal report shows...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:42 AM
With just $40 in his pocket and the killing of two friends fresh in his mind, 13-year-old Leonardo Enrique Navas set off from El Salvador in July and traveled alone for 15 days on buses and taxis until he crossed the border into Texas.
Every few days,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:13 AM
A recent report by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ranked the 50 states plus Washington, D.C. by how much alcohol the average resident consumes each year.
Looking at a map of which states are down with the beer, wine and liquor,...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Cats that were removed from a hoarding situation urgently need adoption and/or fostering.
Over 60 cats were accepted by Halifax Humane Society Wednesday after being taken from a hoarding case in Deltona to the Daytona Beach area animal shelter due...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:51 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius stepping down, Florida Senate President Don Gaetz is trying to measure her repalcement's interest in negotiating alternatives to the Medicaid-expansion component of the federal health-care law.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Original post | 4:30 p.m.
Updated | 5:06 p.m.
With signups for the Affordable Care Act falling last month, Democrats are pulling out all the stops to increase interest in Obamacare by the March 31 deadline.
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman...