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America's most sinful cities

America's most sinful cities according to Wallethub Read more

Birthday: Jamie Foxx


Actor-comedian Jamie Foxx is 51.  Read more


Football player with history of concussions became pioneer on NASCAR's pit road

On a warm, sunny November day, the ISM raceway near Phoenix is literally roaring with action. The NASCAR Cup Series is heading into its second-to-last race of the year, and drivers are speeding around the track for the final practice of the day. Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?

Diabetics dying because they can’t afford insulin. Organ transplant patients undergoing “wallet biopsies” to get on waiting lists. Are out-of-pocket costs going to dominate the health discussion in the next election? Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this as well as new Trump administration rules giving states the ability to make major changes to the Affordable Care Act. Also, lame-duck lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan try to cement health changes before Democrats take over. Read more

These are America's safest cities

America's safest cities according to Wallethub Read more


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These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

Do deadlier jobs pay more?  Read more

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Emergency resuscitation device increases cardiac arrest survival rate, study reports

Courtesy of University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine. When paramedics resuscitated cardiac arrest patients with a new type of breathing tube, their patients were more likely to survive. "Based upon these results, use of the newer, more flexible laryngeal breathing tube could result in... Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Acupuncture growing in popularity for variety of medical conditions

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I started chemotherapy last month, and my health care provider suggested I try acupuncture for nausea. Is there any risk to trying it? ANSWER: Traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, dates back more than 2,500 years. Read more

Medicare premiums to rise slightly in 2019

If you're enrolled in Medicare, expect to pay a bit more next year. Many beneficiaries will see some increase in their monthly Medicare Part B premiums. High-income retirees will also see a slight hike in income-related surcharges, with the biggest spike for those in the new top tier in effect in 2019.. Read more