With Coverage in Peril and Obama Gone, Health Law’s Critics Go Quiet

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Al Franken: ‘A few’ Republicans worried about Trump’s mental health

WASHINGTON – A “few” Republican senators think President Trump may have mental health issues, according to one Democratic colleague. “It’s not the majority of them,” said Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). “It’s a few.” “We all have this suspicion that – you know, that he’s not – he lies a lot,” Franken said on CNN’s “State […]

NFL awards startups aiming to improve player health and safety

NFL For Mike Rolih and Lauren Scott, it was the two-minute drill times two. Under bright lights, the co-creators of startup Go Rout had just four minutes Saturday to pitch to a panel of judges how their wearable technology could improve communication between coaches and players on the field during football games. They do it […]

Time launches new Time Health brand and online news hub

An image of the Time Health online news destination.(Photo: Time Inc.) With its new Time Health wellness and health brand, Time Inc. hopes it has the prescription for improved engagement for readers and advertisers alike. The online destination Time Health (time.com/time-health) will serve as a one-stop hub for health, medical and wellness content created across […]

Before you buy short-term health insurance…

Here’s another thing health care consumers need to watch out for in the midst of the proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act: The comeback of short-term health insurance policies. Actually, they never truly went away, even though they aren’t considered a qualified health insurance option under the ACA. These plans, which provide coverage for […]

Unsealed documents shed light on Dylann Roof’s mental health issues

Newly unsealed court documents reveal that white supremacist Dylann Roof had been diagnosed with a variety of mental health issues before he stood trial for killing nine black worshipers at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church.  Psychiatric records from Roof’s two competency hearings remain sealed in the case, but some details about Roof’s mental state can be […]

Republicans, Aiming to Kill Health Law, Also Work to Shore It Up

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Trump Says Health Law Replacement May Not Be Ready Until Next Year

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Health insurer Anthem could rise 30 percent on earnings potential: Barron’s

NEW YORK Anthem Inc (ANTM.N) shares could rise by 30 percent as the U.S. health insurer is undervalued and has the most room for improvement in profit margins and earnings among its peers, Barron’s reported. The company also has the lowest price-to-earnings ratio among its peers including UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH.N) and Aetna (AET.N), Barron’s […]

After Two Megadeals Blocked, Health Insurers Plot Next Moves

After 18 months of courtship and court cases, two massive deals that would have reshaped the U.S. health insurance industry have both been declared dead, blocked by judges who said they’d do unacceptable harm to competition in the industry. Now, the companies are right back where they started. Anthem Inc.’s $48 billion deal to buy […]