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Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report Says

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down.

Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

Gender Identity and Trauma Response

By Chris Donaghue, Ph.D., LCSW, CST | Jul 26
Words like "man," "lesbian" and "gay" no longer explain the complexity of gender or sex, and neologisms abound to communicate how people now want to be referenced or seen.

How to Manage Adult Acne in Men

By Mike Halterman | Jul 25
Sadly, adult acne is on the rise, and the reasons why it manifests itself varies from person to person.

On-Demand Doctor Apps Bring Uber Approach to Medicine

By Matthew Perrone | Jul 24
Pager and similar companies like Heal and Medicast aim to streamline medical care -- cutting out waiting rooms, receptionists and trips to the doctor's office.

Report: Teen Use of Morning-After Pill is Climbing

By Mike Stobbe | Jul 22
More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill - a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's easier now for teens to buy the emergency contraceptive.

Medicaid Enrollment Surges, Stirs Worry About State Budgets

By Christina A. Cassidy | Jul 22
More than a dozen states that opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have seen enrollments surge way beyond projections, raising concerns that the added costs will strain their budgets when federal aid is scaled back starting in two years.

Punishment by Public Shaming: Fallout of Ashley Madison Hack

Jul 22
The hack of cheating website Ashley Madison has raised fears that personal data could be exposed online.

8 Cool Ways to Burn Fat in the Scorching Summer Heat

By EDGE | Jul 20
Just because it's hot outside, that's no reason not to work out. Warren Honeycutt will show you how

Chemicals in Plastic Home Products Linked to Health Issues

Jul 20
A series of studies found that potentially harmful plastic compounds thought to be safer may be just as risky. The phthalates are increasingly used to strengthen products including plastic wrap, soap, cosmetics and processed food containers.

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