Mar 10, 2014 — More people reported being covered by insurance they purchased themselves or by Medicaid. The percentage who said they were covered by employer plans fell slightly.
Mar 10, 2014 — A recent study finds that a casino's expansion was associated with an increase in family income in its community. In turn, that increase in household income helped lead to a decrease in childhood obesity.
Mar 10, 2014 — Virtual reality can make people feel like they are experiencing the world outside of their bodies. The sensation can make it hard for the people to remember what happened to them.
Mar 10, 2014 — Emergency rooms could do a lot more to treat children with concussions, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. Dr. Shireen Atabaki, one of the study's lead authors, explains.
Mar 10, 2014 — It used to be parents worried that their kids were hanging out with the wrong crowd. Now they need to worry about hanging out with the wrong crowd on Instagram. But do online influences matter?
Mar 9, 2014 — Two years ago, Republican Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois was paralyzed on his left side by a stroke. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about his recovery and his hopes for other stroke victims.
Mar 8, 2014 — After an ambulance brings a confused 73-year-old man to the emergency room, a doctor has to piece together his medical condition from a few tests and his unreliable answers to her questions.
Mar 8, 2014 — Many young people feel they can't afford health insurance. A professor in Houston is trying to educate students about subsidies that could help — and the penalties if they don't sign up now.
Mar 8, 2014 — In his new book, Ezekiel Emanuel explains How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System.
Mar 7, 2014 — The only American to medal in biathlon, Army veteran Andy Soule did it with just his arms. Soule and other service members are bringing their speed and precision to the grueling competition in Sochi.