What a difference a year makes. The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall cautious about a major coverage expansion initiated by the health care overhaul, the federal law that aims to cover millions of uninsured people.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday she plans to end her voluntary quarantine, signaling a potential showdown with state police monitoring her home and state officials seeking to legally enforce it.
Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.
As the nation’s strategy to address the Ebola virus continues to evolve, Lake Regional Health System is taking steps to protect its patients and employees.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.
The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus touches down in an Asian city.
An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, city officials said Thursday. He's the fourth case in the U.S. and the first in the nation's biggest city.
Some Republican lawmakers questioned Wednesday whether emergency responders have the training and resources to handle a potential Ebola outbreak in Missouri.
A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest U.S. nurses' union.
The first person ever to be diagnosed with the dreaded Ebola virus on United States soil was the first in this country to die of it.
The new St. Mary’s hospital in Jefferson City is scheduled to have its first business day on Nov. 16. But it plans to give the public a sneak peek at the new hospital with open house events Nov. 1 and 2.
Area counties ask Nixon to release funds
County health departments are requesting that Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon release the $3.3 million designated for public health projects and programs that he withheld from the state budget.
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it was expanding airport examinations to guard against the spread of the deadly disease.
Millions of Americans may qualify for waivers from the most unpopular part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. But getting that exemption could be an ordeal.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation’s largest private employer.
Wal-Mart is taking one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance.
In a rush to keep electronic cigarettes out of children's hands while the federal government creeps forward with a proposed national ban for minors, experts say that many states are passing laws that could mean fewer restrictions on the nicotine devices later.
His week began thousands of miles away with a frantic bid to save a life. It was Monday, Sept. 15, and Ebola, a terrifying disease, was ravaging West Africa, filling morgues and hospitals to capacity. In Monrovia, Liberia, the virus was about to claim one more person.
A virus that has been causing severe respiratory illness across the country is responsible for the death of a 4-year-old boy, a state medical examiner determined.
A wave of severe respiratory illnesses has swept the country in the last two months, propelled by what was long considered an uncommon germ.