Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at offering solidarity to people living with the condition.
Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers.
Forced by the Ebola epidemic to be under lockdown in a children's home in Sierra Leone, missionaries Patty and Allen Morell of Centerville are reaching out to thousands of people in the West African nation with a radio program.
Health is always a big topic in the aging community, and it’s a continuing focus of AARP’s magazine. But the October/November issue puts extra attention on fighting illness. Singers Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge tell about getting breast cancer at age 44 and 43, respectively, and “coming out on the other side.”
People who experience shortness of breath may write it off as bronchitis, a chest cold, allergies, exercise- or allergy-induced asthma, or as the inevitable effects of aging. But shortness of breath is never normal.
House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused his office's authority.
A year into New York's operation of a medical insurance exchange, more than half of the people with new coverage qualified for Medicaid — the federal program for the poor — and many didn't know they were eligible until the push under the Affordable Care Act.
A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.