CMS also notes that after last year's navigator funding was reduced, the overall enrollment in Obamacare plans increased slightly (when counting people who paid their first month's premiums) to 10.6 million people. CORRECTION: A previous version of this story said CareSource was receiving federal money from the risk pool and would have to pay $16 million. Insurers can adapt to market turmoil by raising rates.
The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal. According to the CDC, Salmonella mbandaka bacteria have been found in unopened Honey Smacks cereal in California, as well as opened boxes collected from the homes of ill people in Montana, New York and Utah.
In one study of nearly half a million people spread out across 10 European nations, researchers found that drinking three cups of coffee a day may help you live longer . Overall, those who drank one cup a day had an 8 percent lower risk of premature death. This adds to a significant body of research indicating that coffee is connected to a long list of health benefits .
In the past fiscal year, the Department of Justice, including the Civil Division, has collectively won or negotiated over $2 billion in judgements and settlements related to matters alleging health care fraud. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced 601 people have been charged in what he called the "largest health care fraud" take-down the nation has ever seen.
The move marks several firsts. GW Research Ltd., the London-based company who produced Epidiolex is also expecting another decision that will require reclassifying CBD and allowing other marijuana-derived medications as well as reducing limitations on marijuana-related research.
The moving lump on her face turned out to be a worm under her skin, specifically the parasitic worm named Dirofilaria repens . According to reports, the particular patient travelled to a rural area outside of Moscow where and got bitten by mosquitoes several times.
A robust and sophisticated new study has now exploded onto the scene, rekindling the viral hypothesis for Alzheimer's through an accidental discovery. This quantified which genes were present in the brain, and whether any were associated with the onset and progression of Alzheimer's. The researchers suggested that their findings aligned with other current research in the Alzheimer's field on the role of innate immunity in the disease, particularly recent findings that beta-amyloid protein, ...
This combo of file photos shows Warren Buffett attending the Forbes 100th Anniversary Gala in New York on September 19, 2017, left, and JP Morgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 12, 2013.
They were distributed to Costco, Jay C, Kroger, Payless, Owen's, Sprouts, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Walmart, and Whole Foods/Amazon. No deaths have been reported, the CDC announced in a news release Friday afternoon, but 60 people have been sickened in five states: Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio.
Dr. Cedrek McFadden is a physician with GHS. Virtual colonoscopy is an American Cancer Society-recommended screening exam for those at average risk for the disease. A colonoscopy is not the only effective screening tool. But overall, getting screened using any of these tests reduces mortality rates from colon and rectal cancers when compared with not getting screened.