Health News

Many Parents Say OK Not To Vaccinate Kids

Posted On February 16, 2015

(Undated) -- More than one in four Americans say it's OK not to vaccinate children for religious or personal reasons. The WebMD Survey on Measles Vaccinations finds 26-percent of people surveyed say parents should be able to opt out of vaccinating their children for personal or philosophical reasons, while more than a third say religious…

Court Throws Out Asthma Drug Patent

Posted On February 16, 2015

(Undated) -- A cheaper generic version of a widely prescribed asthma drug is now on the market after a federal court judge ruled against the drug known as Pulmicort. A federal judge in New Jersey ruled late last week that AstraZeneca's patent on the drug is invalid. The English-Swedish drugmaker had argued that its patent…

ACA Deadline Gone

Posted On February 16, 2015

(Undated) -- People who didn't sign up for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act are officially out of time. The deadline to sign up for coverage came and went at 2:59 a.m. Eastern. There was a glitch on the Healthcare.gov website, but Health and Human Services says the problem was cleared up last night.…

Medical Worker Possibly Exposed To Ebola

Posted On February 16, 2015

(Omaha, NE) -- An American health care worker possibly exposed to Ebola is now being observed in Nebraska. Officials say the patient was brought to Omaha by private airplane, but has yet to show any symptoms of the virus. The health care worker has volunteered to stay at a private residence in the Omaha area…

VA Secretary: Vet Homelessness Can Be Eliminated Before 2016

Posted On February 15, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The head of the Veterans Administration has a goal of ending veteran homelessness by next year.   On NBC's "Meet the Press," Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald also assured Americans that people are being held accountable for the scandal that rocked the department last year and led to his replacing former Secretary…

  • Pet Patrol

    Found dog

    Posted on March 27, 2015
    Location: Moore\'s Hill, Indiana

    Found white dog with a collar but no tags. Dog…