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US: Pain From The Government Shutdown Spreads. This Time It’s Food...

Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Antoinette Martinez was relieved when she heard she would receive her food stamps for February about two weeks early. Her...

The Electronics Industry Sees Money In Your Health

Eric Taub, KHN LAS VEGAS — If the scores of personal health care devices at the Consumer Electronics Show last week are any indication, it’s...

How a government shutdown affects the economy

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University Parts of the federal government have been closed since midnight on Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record....

Health Care Industry Spends $30B A Year Pushing Its Wares, From...

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Hoping to earn its share of the $3.5 trillion health care market, the medical industry is pouring more money than...

LA gets US’s first earthquake early warning app for public

The United State's first publicly available earthquake early-warning app, ShakeAlertLA, has been unveiled at Los Angeles. The app will warn people if the US Geological...

How The Government Shutdown Affects Health Programs

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News There seems to be no end in sight for the current partial government shutdown, the third since the beginning of...

India asks US to “withdraw or modify” Zika alert for travelers

India has asked the US health monitor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to “withdraw or modify” the alert it issued against travel...

Guatemalan boy dies, while in US custody

An 8-year old Guatemalan boy has become the second child to die in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. The death of Felipe Gomez...

Investors told to wise up over cost of environmental crime

 by James Fair, Mongabay Lack of knowledge of environmental crimes doesn’t protect companies or financial investors from prosecution, warns a new Climate Advisers report. ...

Don’t wash raw chicken, meat, experts say

Lydia Zuraw, Kaiser Health News Rinsing chicken or turkey before cooking it is an ingrained step for many home cooks — passed down through generations...

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