Health

Yang supports 'Medicare for All' label, would keep private insurance

Businessman Andrew Yang said he supports "Medicare for All" but would keep the option of private insurance, in stark contrast to Sen. Bernie Sanders' original "Medicare for All" plan that essentially eliminates private

California governor says state could take over PG&E

The state of California could take over Pacific Gas and Electric if the utility company does not pull itself out of bankruptcy by the middle of next year, California Governor Gavin Newsom said in a news conference Friday.

Salmonella linked to ground beef that's being recalled

A multistate salmonella outbreak has sickened 10 people and caused one death, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak is believed to be connected to ground beef.

Elizabeth Warren releases plan to fund Medicare for All

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan Friday detailing how she would seek to pay for "Medicare for All" without raising taxes on the middle class "by one penny."

What is Movember or NoShavember anyway?

It's the first of November, which means it's the start of Movember or NoShavember. You've likely seen these words before and may have wondered what they're all about.

Middle-aged black adults see rise in opioid deaths

About 48,000 people lost their lives to opioids in 2017, the latest year for which complete data is available, according to a new study. Synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl, accounted for almost two-thirds of those deaths.

FAA to allow pilots with diabetes to fly commercial jets

The Federal Aviation Administration is set to allow pilots with insulin-treated diabetes to apply to fly commercial airliners, according to a Department of Transportation official who spoke with CNN.

Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,888 cases nationwide, CDC says

As of Tuesday, there were 1,888 lung injury cases associated with e-cigarette products in 49 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's an increase from last week, when there were 1,604 cases of vaping-related lung injuries.