Nov 042013
 

Global health-care giant Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion to settle allegations of fraudulently marketing drugs and paying kickbacks to promote their sales, the government said Monday. In one of the largest health-care fraud settlements in US history, J&J's criminal and civil fine covers allegations the company marketed schizophrenia drug Risperdal and other …

Nov 042013
 

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The health care overhaul might get a Hollywood rewrite.

Nov 042013
 

Little more than a week after millions of consumers received health care cancellation notices, lawmakers in both parties are pushing legislation to redeem President Barack Obama's long-ago pledge that …

Nov 042013
 

President Barack Obama speaks at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall about the federal health care… WASHINGTON (AP) — Now is when Americans start figuring out that President Barack Obama's health care law goes beyond political talk, and really does affect them and people they know.

Nov 042013
 

The health care company whose now fired employee is accused of raping a patient issued comments on the case and the former worker Monday. The ex-employee, 37-year-old Marcus Fox, was arrested Friday and remains in the Montgomery County Jail on three counts of rape. Deputies said he worked as an in-home health care aide in the Washington Twp. home of the 81-year-old victim, who has Alzheimer's …

Nov 042013
 

The health care overhaul might get a Hollywood rewrite. The California Endowment, a private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama's signature law, recently provided a $500,000 …

Nov 042013
 

NPR (blog)
Oregon's State Exchange May Be Worse Than HealthCare.gov
NPR (blog)
As the federal government consumes humble pie over failures in the health insurance exchanges, some states that have set up their own exchanges are also struggling. Oregon has yet to enroll one single person, and it's been reduced to pawing through 

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Nov 042013
 

TO BE the owner of a community pharmacy was not in the plans of pharmacist Phuong Nguyen, but it has become a fulfilling experience and a part of her life.

Nov 042013
 

In three-year follow-up after bariatric surgery, substantial weight loss was observed among individuals who were severely obese, with most of the change occurring during the first year; however, there was variability in the amount of weight loss, as well as in diabetes, blood pressure, and lipid outcomes.

Nov 042013
 

Women that go under the knife for weight loss surgery see improvements not just in their physical health, but in their sex lives too, a new study shows.