Toddler kidnapped from Rhode Island home found in "good health"

Updated 9:46 p.m. ET JOHNSTON, R.I. Police contend a 2-year-old child has been found in “good health” in Providence, R.I., Sunday night, shortly after they arrested dual group in tie with a double carnage and a boy’s abduction from his home. The child, Isaiah Perez, was found blank early Sunday morning from a Johnston residence, […]

Oregon Health Experiment Shows That Having Health Insurance Is Different …

MIT’s Amy Finkelstein leads the Oregon Health Experiment, whose results today reiterate an old truth about health insurance. It’s not the same as health. A new study out of Oregon tries to answer an old question, and comes up with the same answer. Is having health insurance the same as having good health? The answer […]

Marketing studies help craft health overhaul pitch

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you convince millions of average Americans that one of the most complex and controversial programs devised by government may actually be a good deal for them? With the nation still split over President Barack Obama’s health care law, the administration has turned to the science […]

Being moderately overweight might not pose health risk

It’s a common medical refrain: Carrying extra pounds raises the risk of ills such as heart disease and diabetes and therefore the risk of a premature death. But does that heightened risk of early death apply across the board to those who are merely overweight? A new analysis of nearly 3 million people suggests maybe […]