Health and Lifestyle News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/hea Health and Lifestyle News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:17:24 EST Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:49:16 EST 5 New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20170117/c9f62788-845d-480d-a421-164da87e0410 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:17:24 EST 20170117/c9f62788-845d-480d-a421-164da87e0410 By MICHAEL LIEDTKE Associated Press Stolen laptop had info of thousands of hospital patients http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20170116/3cd073e3-dcb7-4a95-af93-ebda804b33f0 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials at Children's Hospital Los Angeles say a laptop stolen from a physician's car last year may have contained personal health information for nearly 3,600 patients. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:30:29 EST 20170116/3cd073e3-dcb7-4a95-af93-ebda804b33f0 Associated Press Personalized IRS letters nudge uninsured to get coverage http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20170113/272eef99-35d8-45d7-94ba-352b9aa30bae WASHINGTON (AP) — If you haven't signed up for health insurance, you may soon be getting a not-too-subtle nudge from the taxman. The IRS is sending personalized letters to millions of taxpayers who might be uninsured, reminding them that they could be on the hook for hundreds of dollars in fines under the federal health care law if they don't sign up soon through HealthCare.gov. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:02:02 EST 20170113/272eef99-35d8-45d7-94ba-352b9aa30bae By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Ohio seeks drug reversing lethal injection process if needed http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20170113/d6d00190-653b-4608-9200-d2a8729d328e COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency is trying to obtain a drug that could reverse the lethal injection process if needed by stopping the effects of another drug previously used in problematic executions. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:50:07 EST 20170113/d6d00190-653b-4608-9200-d2a8729d328e By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press In early GOP win on health care repeal, Congress OKs budget http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20170113/e18c56fe-ea39-499a-a518-a37ab25e49d3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Ascendant Republicans drove a budget through Congress on Friday that gives them an early but critical victory in their crusade to scrap President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:31:59 EST 20170113/e18c56fe-ea39-499a-a518-a37ab25e49d3 By ALAN FRAM and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press