Health

Could Senate health care bill make opioid crisis 'worse'?

During a contentious interview with CNN, Kellyanne Conway said Friday that the news media needs to cover the nation's opioid crisis more, and she beat back at suggestions that the new health care bill does nothing to improve...

Disability rights activists protesting the US Senate health care bill explain what’s at stake

The US Senate could vote as soon as this coming week on its controversial healthcare reform bill, which cuts taxes for the rich, and reduces…

Daughter of Danville resident saves life at 40,000 feet

An East Bay mom is proud of her daughter who saved a woman's life aboard a Southwest Airlines flight out of Oakland Airport.

Calling their bluff: A Seattle doctor pegs what the GOP health bill is really about

Republicans in Congress have a new version of their plan to repeal Obamacare, which they are spinning as the ‘Better Care Act.’ But who will get this legislation’s better care? Hint: People not like you or me.

Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

Republicans and President Trump have said a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true.

Magnetic Therapy Can Provide Alternative Treatment For Depression

Depression is a leading cause of poor health, disability and suicide – and medications only help some depression patients.

Peachtree Pine Homeless Shelter To Close

The Peachtree Pine Homeless Shelter will no longer be open to residents seeking housing.

Obamacare reform poses twist that could cost Ohio hundreds of millions

The U.S. Senate says it wants to give states flexibility, but it put in a provision that would would do the opposite. WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans say through their healthcare bill that they want states to take more...

Folks protest proposed Senate Republican health care bill

There are some differences between the House bill and the Senate bill, but overall, many people are concerned if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, because the replacement could leave millions of Americans without coverage.

Y98 Host Paul Cook Announces Cancer Diagnosis

Popular afternoon drive radio host Paul Cook announced this week that he has been diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancer.

Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, announced Friday he can’t support the plan because it rolls back Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid and puts federal funding limits on the program.

Local Food Bank Recognized For Healthy Food Changes

The American Heart Association (AHA) Las Vegas Division recently honored Three Square Food Bank for their commitment to building a healthier environment for their employees and clients by adopting guidance within the AHA's...

The FDA Approved a New Drug to Prevent Blood Clots

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new oral blood-thinner made by Portola Pharmaceuticals to prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms in acutely ill patients who are not undergoing surgery. The...

North bound lanes of Golden Gate Bridge to close for San Francisco Marathon

The Golden Gate Bridge District Board has voted to approve a one-time closure of northbound lanes on the bridge for the San Francisco Marathon due to concerns about a possible terror attack.

Sen. Heller Says Senate Health Bill Is 'Not the Answer'

Sen. Dean Heller, a Nevada Republican, explains why he won't support the current health-care legislation before the U.S. Senate. (Source: Bloomberg)