Posted: 02/19/2014 - Supporters of raising California's award limit for medical malpractice suits hope to put the issue before voters.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - A new study shows that the youngest football players are less likely to suffer concussions.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - Nestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - Owning a car, a computer and a TV could negatively impact your health.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - A new judge will preside over a federal trial that has been pushed back to July 29 for a former Las Vegas physician and clinic owner already convicted in state court in a 2007 endoscopy clinic hepatitis outbreak.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - A saliva test for teen-age boys with mild depression could help identify those who will later develop major depression.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - California health officials are warning people not to eat cactus sold in several stores around the state because of the presence of unapproved pesticides.
Posted: 02/15/2014 - California health officials say that 243 people in the state have died from the flu this season, and authorities are investigating an additional 41 deaths this year as possibly flu-related.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - The executive director of Nevada's health insurance exchange says meeting a lower enrollment target will still be challenging.
Posted: 02/12/2014 - An unlicensed doctor who worked as an assistant at a Philadelphia abortion clinic that authorities dubbed a "house of horrors" has been sentenced to six to 12 years in prison.
Updated: 02/12/2014 - The Obama administration says about 1 million people signed up for private insurance under the health care law in January.
Posted: 02/11/2014 - Southern Nevada health officials say 14 people at a Las Vegas-area high school have tested positive for tuberculosis, although all of them have the non-contagious form.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - The Obama administration is giving another delay to business groups concerned about the health care law's requirement that larger firms cover their workers.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - For the first time in its history, the American Heart Association has developed guidelines to help women reduce their risk of stroke. The scientific statement says women share some of the same risk factors for stroke as men. But there are also risk factors unique to women.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - California health officials say an infant has died from whooping cough, a highly contagious disease.
Posted: 02/06/2014 - Nevada's health insurance exchange has been up and operational for about 4 months now. But it hasn't been without problems. Computer glitches, follow-up and payment snafus have meant some real frustrations. Just ask one woman whose personal experience would make most people simply throw up their hands and give up.
Updated: 02/06/2014 - A state judge has ordered the Nevada Division of Insurance to release some documents sought by two media groups involving the backgrounds of workers hired as navigators for the state health insurance exchange.
Updated: 02/06/2014 - An East Tennessee couple is charged with murder in the death of the man's 5-year-old daughter after an autopsy revealed the girl died from being forced to drink nearly more than 2 liters of grape soda and water.