Health Care

Kroger to pay up to $1.4 billion to settle opioid lawsuits

MoneyWatch By Alain Sherter September 8, 2023 / 5:13 PM / MoneyWatch Kroger said Friday that it will pay up to $1.4 billion over 11 years to settle most of

Philips reaches $479 million settlement over CPAP machine recall

Philips Respironics has agreed to pay $479 million to compensate users who bought its CPAP machines. The machines were recalled in 2021 after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration received

Harris dismisses GOP claims on Democrats’ abortion stance

Face The Nation By Caitlin Yilek September 10, 2023 / 10:47 AM / CBS News Washington — Vice President Kamala Harris pushed back on Republican claims that Democrats support abortions

Oprah Winfrey and Arthur Brooks collaborate on “happiness”

During the pandemic, Oprah Winfrey contacted Harvard professor Arthur Brooks, famed for his lessons on happiness, and proposed teaming up to write a book about finding enjoyment and meaning in

COVID hospitalizations steadily rising as U.S. enters Labor Day weekend

COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased significantly over the past month and are expected to continue rising, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meanwhile,

COVID hospitalizations on the rise as U.S. enters Labor Day weekend

CBS Evening News By Elaine Quijano September 1, 2023 / 8:28 PM / CBS News U.S. COVID hospitalizations steadily rising The U.S. is seeing a significant rise in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths surge

A late-summer surge in COVID-19 cases has health officials worried. A highly contagious variant may be to blame. Hospitalizations have risen 19%, while deaths have increased by 18%. Elaine Quijano

Mental health programs aim to help teens impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic exacerbated the stresses of being a teenager, leading to what the American Academy of Pediatrics called a “national state of emergency.” Three years later, the impact on

Judge: Missouri’s gender-affirming health care ban for minors can take effect

U.S. August 25, 2023 / 5:07 PM / AP Bowers: Trans Americans are “vulnerable population” A Missouri judge ruled Friday that a ban on gender-affirming health care for minors can

Shortage of drug used to treat kids’ infections frustrates parents

MoneyWatch By Megan Cerullo Updated on: August 25, 2023 / 6:21 PM / MoneyWatch Amoxicillin shortage as child RSV cases surge Pharmacies across the U.S. are contending with an industrywide