Health care

A Wisconsin boy died after taking oxycodone following a tonsillectomy. Hospital officials say it's rare for patients to die following the routine operation.

Black patients believe that white doctors don’t care about their personal lives.

In a big win for President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court voted 6-3 Thursday to uphold Obamacare subsidies. The justices ruled that consumers qualify for…

In a big win for President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court voted 6-3 Thursday to uphold Obamacare subsidies. The justices ruled that consumers qualify for…

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, […]

A doctor out of Chicago has been making sure people in poor neighborhoods receive the health care they deserve. Listen to the audio player to hear what he has been doing for over 25 years to make it happen in this edition of Human Being of the Week! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the […]

DALLAS (AP) — A dated yearbook picture of a smiling young woman has become the latest face of Ebola. The high school picture of Amber Joy Vinson spread across the country after the 29-year-old nurse was confirmed with the virus Wednesday. But beyond the image of her with a wide grin, tipped head and shiny […]

  For iPhone:   10/15/14- Today is Doctor Day on the TJMS and Wal Mart’s Kevin McCarter,  the Director of Channel Management, Wealth & Wellness Sales and Contracting for Wal-Mart stores, Inc. wants customers to know that Wal-Mart can help them find quality health insurance. The retailer is working with directhealth.com, a licensed health insurance agency, to launch […]

Go to page 2 for Dr. Jones’ answers to listener questions.  You’re not dead yet! That is the message of Thomas Jones and John Cotton in their new book, Aging Aggressively. They want you to take the bull by the horns and take charge of your health. Jones is a medical doctor who is now […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a troubled health care system in which veterans waited months for appointments while employees falsified records to cover up the delays. […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House moved Wednesday to address the growing furor over allegations of misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs, summoning VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to an Oval Office meeting, hours before the House was scheduled to vote on a bill that would grant the secretary more authority to fire or demote […]

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A former Montana judge who was investigated for forwarding a racist email involving President Barack Obama sent hundreds of other inappropriate messages from his federal email account, according to the findings of a judicial review panel released Friday. Former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull sent emails to personal and professional contacts […]