Posted: 11/23/2013 - Federal regulators have approved a new drug from Johnson & Johnson for use in treating chronic hepatitis C infections.
Posted: 11/22/2013 - The Obama administration says people will have another eight days this year to sign up for insurance under the health care law and still get coverage by Jan. 1.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - A new report by California's online health insurance marketplace shows 30,000 people enrolled for policies under the federal health care reforms in October, most of them older.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Nevada Insurance Commissioner Scott Kipper has asked the attorney general's office for guidance on whether the state can allow people to keep their canceled insurance policies for another year.
Posted: 11/22/2013 - Tennessee health officials have confirmed that a strain of E. coli that sickened nine children has been matched to animal waste collected at a dairy farm that sells raw milk.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - A group of employees, former patients and visitors have filed a lawsuit against Summerlin Hospital in Las Vegas, saying the hospital's actions exposed them to tuberculosis over the summer.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - Johnson & Johnson says it will pay $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by hip replacement patients who accuse the company of selling faulty implants that led to injuries and additional surgeries.
Updated: 11/18/2013 - A 31-year-old Indonesian woman has died from bird flu, bringing the death toll to 163 in the country hardest-hit by the deadly virus.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - Crunch Pak is recalling a variety of its pre-packaged apple slices because they could be contaminated with listeria.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare."
Posted: 11/15/2013 - Gov. Brian Sandoval says President Obama's about face to allow people to keep their old health insurance policies has made federal health reform unworkable.
Updated: 11/14/2013 - President Barack Obama says he hears Americans who are upset about losing their health insurance "loud and clear" and is offering a fix.
Updated: 11/13/2013 - The administration says fewer than 27,000 people managed to enroll for health insurance last month in the 36 states relying on the problem-filled federal website for President Barack Obama's overhaul.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - A Henderson high school plans to test some students and staff for tuberculosis after a person there was diagnosed with the contagious illness.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - California's new health insurance exchange tentatively enrolled 35,000 people during its first month of operation, a fraction of the eventual goal in the state with the nation's largest uninsured population.
Posted: 11/12/2013 - Health insurer Anthem Blue Cross of California has agreed to a two-month extension of about 104,000 individual policies after failing to give the required 90-day cancellation notice.
Posted: 11/12/2013 - So far 513 Nevadans have purchased health coverage through the state's health insurance exchange that went live Oct. 1.
Posted: 11/12/2013 - Former President Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama should find a way to let people keep their health coverage, even if it means changing the new insurance law.
Posted: 11/11/2013 - The Saudi Health Ministry says it has discovered a deadly virus in a camel in the eastern Saudi province of Jiddah.