posted: 08/04/2015 3:49 a.m.
The newly established Center for Pacific Islander Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' northwest campus will work with the local community in setting research priorities, said Nia Aitaoto, co-director of the center.
posted: 08/04/2015 1:53 a.m.
The Treasury Department estimates that it will end up borrowing $552 billion for the current budget year, the lowest total in eight years.
posted: 08/03/2015 5:03 a.m.
The first visible sign that the health care system in Puerto Rico was seriously ailing was when a steady stream of doctors -- more than 3,000 in five years -- began to leave the island for more-lucrative, less-stressful jobs on the mainland.
posted: 08/03/2015 4:36 a.m.
A new state law allows diabetic students more freedom to manage their condition on their own at school and to seek care from certain staff members other than nurses.
posted: 08/01/2015 3:47 a.m.
The latest estimate of Medicaid recipients who stand to lose their health coverage today is 26,500, about 6,500 fewer than state officials expected Monday.
posted: 08/01/2015 2:17 a.m.
Arkansas Children's Hospital plans to build a hospital in Springdale on land donated by Gary and Robin George, a hospital spokesman said recently.
updated: 07/31/2015 3:41 a.m.
A paperwork error prevented the state Department of Human Services from awarding a contract to build the state's Medicaid eligibility and enrollment system after the department was unable to agree on contract terms with the highest-scoring bidder, a department official told legislators Thursday.
updated: 07/29/2015 3:50 a.m.
The total amount America spends on health care will rise modestly over the next decade, according to new projections from government economists.
posted: 07/28/2015 5:19 a.m.
More than 47,000 private-option enrollees and other Medicaid recipients are set to lose their coverage as a result of the check of recipients' incomes that began last month, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Human Services said Monday.
posted: 07/28/2015 2:50 a.m.
The Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals said Monday that it had agreed to acquire the generic drug division of Allergan for $40.5 billion in cash and stock.
posted: 07/27/2015 5:20 a.m.
State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges have led a few of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.
posted: 07/27/2015 2:05 a.m.
Statins, widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs, have been blamed for memory loss, but a new study suggests that the association is an illusion.
posted: 07/25/2015 1:57 a.m.
Anthem is buying rival Cigna in a deal worth $54.2 billion that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.
posted: 07/24/2015 5:33 a.m.
Some Colorado nuns said Thursday that they will go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a ruling that allows their employees to receive birth control from a third party under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.