Obamacare Protected Young Adults from $147 M in Emergency Room Costs

Obamacare Protected Young Adults from $147 M in Emergency Room Costs

By | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 00:24

Young adults avoided $147 million in healthcare costs because the Affordable Care Act allowed them to keep their parents' health insurance until they turned 26 years old.

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Australia's Counterintuitive Health Measures Could Make Children Sicker

By | Thu, 02/07/2013 - 16:49

Australian National Health and Medical Research Council wishes to prevent the spread of germs. But could this lead to more severe health issues for children?

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Office Paper Will Soon Be Able to Diagnose Illnesses

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 13:28

Researchers want the paper application to be able to diagnose anything from pregnancy to diabetes to malaria.

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West Nile Virus Kills 41 and Infects 1,118 in Biggest US Outbreak

By | Wed, 08/22/2012 - 14:43

The recent West Nile virus outbreak is "one of the largest" outbreaks ever seen in the United States, with three times the usual number of cases reported this year, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.