Starting this summer, you'll be able to talk to a therapist through Amazon Alexa. For the many people who struggle with anxiety and depression, it's a huge challenge to find an affordable therapist. Now, a growing group of apps, including Talkspace and The Difference, are looking to solve...
Lindsey Wasson | Reuters A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella virus (MMR) vaccine is pictured at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. President Donald...
Pro-Choice protesters march through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, during the March For Reproductive Freedom on May 19, 2019.Seth Herald | AFP | Getty ImagesThe American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday seeking to prevent Alabama's recently passed abortion legislation — deemed the strictest in...
Former President Jimmy Carter speaks to the congregation at Maranatha Baptist Church before teaching Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Georgia on April 28, 2019.paul Hennessey | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesFormer President Jimmy Carter was released from the hospital Thursday, three days after he broke his hip...
Shannon Stapleton | Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference declaring a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn in response to a measles outbreak, requiring...
Over the last six months Zipline has expanded from one distribution company in Rwanda delivering blood to 21 hospitals to operating six distribution centers in two countries, delivering more than 170 different vaccines, blood products and medications to 2,500 health facilities. Its reach now serves nearly 22 million...
Daniel LoebSimon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDaniel Loeb's Third Point has built a stake in Centene as the health insurer works to complete its previously announced purchase of WellCare Health Plans.While the activist hedge fund confirmed on Friday that it has a financial position in Centene, neither...
Beverly Hills City Hall in Beverly Hills, California on January 13, 2018.Raymond Boyd | Michael Ochs Archives | Getty ImagesLOS ANGELES — The Beverly Hills City Council will consider a first-in-the-nation ban on all tobacco sales next Tuesday.The ordinance would apply to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing...
More than 100 million people in the U.S. live with diabetes or pre-diabetes, and that number is growing. Virta Health co-founder and CEO Sami Inkinen decided to do something about that. In 2011 the avid exerciser and co-founder of the real estate listings company Trulia won his age...
Pedestrians pass in front of a CVS location in New York.Scott Mlyn | CNBCCVS Health on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations and raised its full-year earnings forecast.Here's what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on average analysts' estimates...