Health Care

Released: Monday, October 28, 2013

Improvements in food handling and safety have reduced the threat of once-devastating food-borne illnesses.

Released: Thursday, September 19, 2013

Americans who don’t purchase health care insurance will start paying fines in 2014.

Released: Thursday, August 29, 2013

While cancer incidence is down for all Americans, African-Americans are more likely to be diagnosed with and die from cancer.

Released: Thursday, July 18, 2013

Every state has to have a health care insurance exchange going by January 2014 – but can opt to let the feds step in and run it.

Released: Sunday, July 14, 2013

The U.S. maternal mortality rate doubled in the past 25 years.

Released: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Though 13 percent of U.S. workers took time off in 2012 under the Family and Medical Leave Act, many remain uncovered by the law.

Released: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

In the first half of 2011, one-third of U.S. families either couldn’t pay medical bills in full when due or couldn’t pay them at all.