• This year, premiums averaged $15,745, with employees paying more than $4,300 of that, a glaring reminder that the nation's problem of unaffordable medical care is anything but solved.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
  • Parents who send their children to private schools in California are much more likely to opt out of immunizations than their public school counterparts.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 7:30 PM EST
  • An AIDS awareness campaigner and his lawyers said Friday they are taking a groundbreaking test case to Zimbabwe's highest court to force police and prison authorities ensure HIV sufferers get their life prolonging medication.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 4:30 PM EST
  • A consumer group pressing the Food and Drug Administration to remove the highest dose of an Alzheimer's disease drug from the market is suing the agency for what it calls "foot-dragging."

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 2:00 PM EST
  • NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw has been discharged from a  hospital and pronounced "in great health" after taking half a dose of Ambien and feeling light-headed during a TV appearance.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 1:30 PM EST
  • Eight nurses arrested on allegations of inciting violent protests against the firing of a popular Canadian doctor from a church mission hospital have been allowed to return to their posts.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 1:00 PM EST