Health and Lifestyle News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/hea Health and Lifestyle News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:59:07 EDT Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:17:03 EDT 5 Zika travel advisory issued for 11 Southeast Asia countries http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20160929/5bcaf61a-fc0f-4402-878b-4a1aed7476ea NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:59:07 EDT 20160929/5bcaf61a-fc0f-4402-878b-4a1aed7476ea By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press Report says Obama administration failed to follow health law http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20160929/3262b1ae-ad68-4740-a5cc-64f538d1c77f WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:50:51 EDT 20160929/3262b1ae-ad68-4740-a5cc-64f538d1c77f By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Medicare sets new patient safety goals for hospitals http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20160929/fe3e36ce-d090-4a2d-a10e-d935e91c960b WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is setting new goals for keeping hospitalized patients safe and reducing readmissions after patients are discharged. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:50:33 EDT 20160929/fe3e36ce-d090-4a2d-a10e-d935e91c960b Associated Press Did landmark laws from Congress enable high drug prices? http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20160929/9fa1eb7b-a7c5-4965-af3c-cabe64fada26 WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but lawmakers and presidents of both parties may have set the stage for the startling prices that have consumers on edge. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:43:29 EDT 20160929/9fa1eb7b-a7c5-4965-af3c-cabe64fada26 By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Herbal supplement maker agrees to quality control measures http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20160929/a1e675b0-b2bc-4a8f-b3ea-cf4957337c01 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general says the state has reached an agreement with an herbal supplement maker to implement new quality control measures to confirm the authenticity of its products. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:43:30 EDT 20160929/a1e675b0-b2bc-4a8f-b3ea-cf4957337c01 Associated Press