December 11, 2013
Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines
Active-duty Marines who suffer a traumatic brain injury face significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study.
Health Plan Enrollment Gains Ground in November
Many more Americans signed up for a health plan in November than in the troubled first month of open enrollment through the new state and federal marketplaces created as part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal government reported Wednesday.
FDA to Limit Use of Antibiotics in Farm Animals
As experts continue to sound alarm bells about the rising resistance of microbes to antibiotics used by humans, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced it was curbing the use of the drugs in livestock nationwide.
'Obamacare' Helping Young Adults Get Health Insurance: Report
More young adults
have health insurance now than three years ago. And many of them
are getting that coverage under a provision of the Affordable Care
Act that allows them to stay on their parents' health policies
until they turn 26, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.