Keith Dean has a manila envelope that causes him a lot of grief and regret, but he can’t throw it out. On his front porch, by the light of a single lamp next to his front door on a quiet street in Gary, Ind., he turns the envelope over in his hand.
A new annual licensing fee for hospitals that's taking effect in Illinois will finally fund a system for reporting medical errors that was established by state law back in 2005.
Four Florida insurers allegedly discriminate against people with HIV/AIDS by structuring their prescription drug benefits so that patients are discouraged from enrolling, according to a complaint filed by health advocacy groups.
More than four-dozen people became sick after eating E. coli and Salmonella-contaminated foods last month, federal food-safety agencies announced.
Retired state workers aren't seeing any immediate advantage from an Illinois Supreme Court ruling last week in their favor. The court found that health insurance coverage is a constitutionally protected retirement benefit.
A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Stress is part of the human condition, unavoidable and even necessary to a degree. But too much stress can be toxic — even disabling.
Between January and May, 32 restaurants in Champaign-Urbana failed health inspections. But despite the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District’s new notification system include , diners still had no easy way of knowing if a restaurant failed --- until now.
In a 5-4 decision Monday, the Supreme Court allowed a key exemption to the health law's contraception coverage requirements when it ruled that closely held for-profit businesses could assert a religious objection to the Obama administration's regulations.
Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana is one of more than 700 hospitals at risk of losing 1 percent of its Medicare payments. Those hospitals make up the 25 percent of U.S. hospitals that scored poorest for patient infections and complications, according to preliminary data from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.