Barbara Bush hospitalized in Texas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston, Texas, for treatment of a "respiratory-related issue," a family spokesman said Tuesday. Bush, 88, was admitted Monday more…

Supreme Court blocks birth-control mandate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted a last-ditch plea from Catholic groups Tuesday night to block a birth control mandate in the new health care law more…

Sticker shock! 2014 Obamacare taxes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – The New Year brings yet another negative surprise from Obamacare: a raft of new taxes and fees that already are translating into higher health insurance premiums more…

Doctor admits stealing, selling newborns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS) — A Chinese doctor has admitted in court that she stole babies from the hospital where she worked and sold them to human traffickers. Zhang Shuxia, a more…

Girl dies when insurance denies transport

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — A Texas nurse and mother has sued her insurance company after her 6-year-old daughter died of a brain injury when appendicitis surgery allegedly went wrong while more…

Stoked for 2014: Pot legal in Colorado

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USNEWS) — Colorado will make history Wednesday as the first American state allowing stores to sell marijuana for recreational use – eliciting fear and predictions of doom from more…

EMT 'races to save child, gets booted'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_602489" align="aligncenter" width="555" caption="Stephen Sawyer, 20, says he couldn't wait any longer to help a child having seizures"][/caption] (Editor's note: This story was updated at 9:53 a.m. more…

Eating slowly may reduce hunger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDICALNEWSTODAY) — Previous studies suggest that eating speed may affect how many calories the body consumes. But new research suggests that eating speed, rather than caloric intake, may more…

Boy stabbed by syringe in Christmas gift

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TDN) — A Toutle-area family’s Christmas was ruined Wednesday when their son was stabbed by a syringe inside a sweatshirt he received for Christmas. The family had opened more…