The government is targeting partially hydrogenated oils, a major source of artificial trans fat found in processed foods and baked goods such as microwave popcorn and Girl Scout cookies.
You may not even know you're eating trans fats, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it is phasing them out because they pose a threat to public health.
Six people enrolled for health insurance using the U.S. government's portal on the first day, according to notes released by House Oversight Committee Republicans.
Millions of Americans may soon discover they aren't eligible for any health care coverage at all -- not because of glitches in Healthcare.gov, but because their state has decided not to expand its Medicaid program.
The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is reaching out to U.S. Hispanics, who are the ethnic minority most impacted by Parkinson's in the U.S.
Inside a command center in Chicago, a team of social media experts hunkers down to monitor online chatter about President Obama's health care law, answer questions on Facebook from consumers and post information and advice on Twitter.
The Obama administration projected that nearly a half million people world sign up for the new health insurance markets, but that was before the markets opened to a cascade of computer problems.
Rhode Island's health insurance exchange got 1,698 signed up for a health insurance plan during its first 11 days of operation, and 5,500 other visitors created a user name and password.
Hospitals, a previously reliable source of jobs growth in the recession and its aftermath, are cutting thousands of jobs amid falling insurance payments and inpatient visits.
Koch Industries, the conglomerate run by libertarian billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, hasn't taken a position on GOP efforts to defund Obamacare as a condition of reopening the government, a top company official said in a letter to senators.
A woman's risk of breast cancer can be reduced by breastfeeding, having multiple children and giving birth at a younger age -- but perhaps not in Mexican women, a U.C. San Diego study suggests.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries plans to cut about 10 percent of its workforce, mostly by the end of next year, as part of a restructuring designed to make the Israeli drugmaker's business more efficient.
Companies are scrambling to figure out what the Affordable Care Act means for their profits and their workers. In recent weeks, high-profile corporations such as Trader Joe's and UPS have reset their employee health-care offerings as Obamacare approaches critical mass.
Arizonans who speak only Spanish are unable to use an online tool to purchase insurance under President Obama's health law.
Pediatric researchers have found race- and ethnicity-based disparities in pain management and length of stay among children who came to hospital emergency departments for treatment of abdominal pain.