| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:58 PM
A federal government shutdown is keeping doctor groups, elected officials and the state's attorney general from getting answers about UnitedHealthcare's decision to cut its doctor network next year for Medicare Advantage patients in Connecticut.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The gap in employment rates between America's highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data conducted for...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:52 PM
A Newport Beach resident has been named chairman of the National Kidney Foundation Inc., according to a news release.
Gregory W. Scott, president of Newport Beach-based Winfield Management LLC, has been tapped for the post.
The cause is close to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:38 PM
New healthcare changes discussed
LANCASTER — A Humana representative will be on hand at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Garrard County Learning Center on Maple Avenue to discuss changes and answer questions related to Affordable Care Act with active and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop.
Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:41 AM
Today, Sept. 29: The Walk for PKD will begin at 10:15 a.m. with check-in and on-site registration at 9 a.m. at the Hammerman Beach Area of Gunpowder Falls State Park. PKD — polycystic kidney disease — is a common genetic disease...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Sun Sentinel NBA writer Ira Winderman has covered the Miami Heat since their inception in 1988. In this piece he reflects on how he and the Heat made it through the first 25 seasons, as the two-time-defending NBA champions prepare to open training camp...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:17 PM
When I first met Joxer the Mighty, we were in love with the same girl: A leggy redhead with a penchant for the same nerdy things I liked and a gift for choosing good people as her friends.
When he and the girl were introduced, Joxer was five weeks old...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Scott Sutton's art saved his life.
Or, perhaps more accurately, a collector did.
The Austin, Texas, resident began dialysis 11 years after being diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in 1991. It kept him alive but caused an inordinate amount of...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:54 PM
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler was on to her third set of doctors when she visited the Johns Hopkins Hospital, having been told the fetus she was carrying was developing without kidneys and would be unable to breathe on its own after birth.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Rabeea K. Choudhary is joining the staff of Sanford Aberdeen Clinic as a nephrologist.
She specializes in diagnosing and treating kidney disease. Conditions she typically treats include hypertension, acute kidney failure, chronic kidney disease and...