Healthcare

Changes in Health Coverage to Watch for in 2014

Millions of previously uninsured Americans now have health coverage -- but experts say we also need to watch how the law will affect elections, what the states will decide about Medicaid expansion and what insurers will do to react to their quickly changing demographics.


Lung Cancer Scans Urged for Smokers

Certain current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer to cut their risk of death from the nation's top cancer killer, government advisers said Monday even as they stressed that the tests aren't for everyone.


Newly Insured May Face Doctor Shortage

Signing up for health insurance on the new state and federal exchanges was supposed to be the easy part of Obamacare. The really dicey part may come on Jan. 1.


Paid Family and Medical Leave Sought for U.S. Workers

U.S. workers are legally entitled to take time off to care for sick kids or parents or deal with their own serious medical problems, but they do it on their own dime.


Bah Humbug: Heart Troubles Spike This Time of Year

'Tis the season for heart attacks? Not to dampen any spirits, but studies show heart troubles spike this time of year.


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