As I read through Wayne Winegarden's "Treating Alzheimer's with regulations" (Commentary, May 7), I was overcome by many of the statistics surrounding the neurodegenerative disorder. It is clear that Alzheimer's disease is becoming as expansive as it is expensive, but I found myself asking if Medicare is neglectful of rising costs associated with the disease, or if it is wary of the nascent applications of nuclear medicine.
President Obama plans to use this weekend's Mother's Day celebration to continue to sell his 2010 health care overhaul to the public amid growing concerns about its implementation.
A Montana man has been awarded $60,000 in damages after a doctor wrongly told him he had terminal brain cancer and had only six months to live.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says he supports the expansion of Medicaid in his state under President Obama's health care law, a decision that would extend coverage to 308,000 residents.
The brain-shredding neurodegenerative disease took root in Junior Seau's brain before he shot himself in 2012. Same with Ray Easterling, who also took his own life last year. Dave Duerson pulled the trigger in 2011. Dozens of other former NFL players were diagnosed.
A French honeymooner was killed by a shark in front of his new wife as he was surfing off the shores of Reunion.
The Prince of Wales issued a scathing denouncement of corporations and of climate-change skeptics for failing to take environmental actions to save the "dying patient," planet Earth.
Waking up to the morning newspaper and a cup of hot coffee is one of life's great pleasures, but it may soon be only a fondly remembered blast from the past. The newspaper is not going anywhere, but the nannies and the nancy men of the federal government want to take away our caffeine.
Alex and Anna Nikolayev of Sacramento, Calif., want only the best for their five-month-old son, Sammy. They're particularly sensitive to the infant's health because he has a heart murmur and will likely need surgery.