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Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

By Sharon Jayson | Dec 18
The booming $1.8 trillion Texas economy rivals that of many countries and puts the state at the top of a host of rankings. But the familiar Texas braggadocio disappears when it comes to health care.

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

By Sarah Jane Tribble | Dec 18
When financial incentives like copay coupons and debit cards won't work, pharmaceutical companies sometimes will write a check — what they call direct reimbursement — to make sure a loyal patient will stay on a high-cost, brand-name drug.

More Calm, Less Stress: 4 Tips for 2019

More Calm, Less Stress: 4 Tips for 2019

Dec 18
Ready to step into 2019 with peace of mind? Dr. Bradley Nelson offers four insights to stay on track for a healthful and balanced new year.

J&J Report Indicates it Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Report Indicates it Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder

Dec 17
Johnson & Johnson last week forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder.

Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery

Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery

By Rebecca Boone | Dec 17
A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison.

How to Navigate the Holidays for Those With Compulsive Behaviors

How to Navigate the Holidays for Those With Compulsive Behaviors

Dec 17
For those who battle addictions or disorders, the holidays can be more than challenging. Carrie Carlton LCSW offers some helpful advice to get through one of the most stressful times of the year.

Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law after Court Ruling

Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law after Court Ruling

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement.

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Sex Life

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Sex Life

Dec 15
There are many elements that go into a great sexual encounter. But when the moment comes to perform you want to know you have the strength and stamina to bring your A game and enjoy a strong finale.

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

By Christine Calder | Dec 14
The Department of Transportation has been considering new guidelines for flying with emotional support animals since spring 2018, but it doesn't look like those guidelines will be ready in time for the holiday travel season.

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