A recent paper published in the Journal of Communication found that people who engage in health specific social networking sites found it easier to quit smoking -- one of the hardest addictions to shake.
In California as in the rest of the country, the launch of key provisions in the Affordable Care Act led to glitches in websites and phone lines this morning, including long wait times reported by some users.
Heavy demand for Obmacare health-plan comparisons slowed or crashed some webpages Tuesday, the first day of signups, but people without health insurance have months to shop for coverage.
Heavy Internet traffic and system problems plagued the launch of the new health insurance exchanges Tuesday morning.
After months of roiling debate over President Obama's signature health care legislation, people can begin signing up for medical coverage through health insurance marketplaces.
The price of health insurance under Obamacare came sharply into focus Thursday, as Californians learned that they will pay the 10th-highest rates in the country for a mid-range policy. Other states, notably Minnesota, will enjoy much lower rates.
If Congress doesn't pass funding legislation and much of the federal government shuts down Tuesday, scientific research and drug approvals will be curtailed or halted.
Seniors on Medicare -- or anybody else who's happy with their present health insurance carrier -- don't need to apply for Obamacare, despite what they might be hearing in Florida, Missouri and Georgia.
Even among red states, Texas stands out in its opposition to the Affordable Care Act, but one of the best-organized of red-state efforts to reach millions of uninsured Americans has taken root here.
Health care is reuniting President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton.
Remedi is trying to disrupt the world of delivering pills to long-term care facilities, bringing automation and just-in-time inventory management practices to this segment of the pharmacy business.
Campaign to educate Spanish-speaking taxpayers on tax system expands to new markets.
Hawaii residents could pay as little as $120 per month for medical coverage on the new state-based health insurance exchange set up as part of the federal health care reform law known as Obamacare.
Drug retailer Walgreens said Wednesday it will join a growing list of companies turning to an insurance exchange system.
A federal appeals court has sided with the Obama administration in dismissing a Michigan lawsuit by a for-profit corporation challenging a health-care law mandate that employers' insurance coverage must include contraception for workers.