Young adults are only 24 percent of enrollment, the administration said in its first signup figures broken down for age, gender and other details.
Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, provides insight on a very resistant bacteria that affects patients mostly in hospitals. CNBC contributor Barbara Ryan, weighs in on the challenges facing the pharmaceutical companies.
In late February, around 480 miles off the coast of Florida, the Cayman Islands will get ready to cater for a new kind of visitor.
One of the most common types of knee surgery performed in the US is no more effective than fake surgery, according to a new study.
As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance are picking the cheapest one.
The announcement that GSK will stop paying doctors and remove sales incentives is a sea-change in an industry struggling with faltering sales.
The Obama administration will push back the open enrollment season for Obamacare in 2015 by a month to give insurers time to determine rates.
Many of a whistleblower's complaints about the G.V. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., have been substantiated by the federal Office of Special Counsel.
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries were accused of promoting powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients.
A young freelancer tells CNBC about her realization that Obamacare will actually increase her health-care costs.
Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo says his company is in "great shape," and discusses the gradual increase in people electing to have surgery. He also addresses the hit from recall costs.
Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove wouldn't blame job cuts on Obamacare directly but said uncertainty surrounding the law is creating anxiety.
Forward-thinking minds in science and tech are taking the integration of high-tech device and human body further than ever. Much further.
A research project that gathers more information from hospital monitors than ever before is improving the prognosis of premature infants.
The "Street Signs" crew reports on an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has resulted in patient deaths at the VA hospital in Pittsburgh.
The NFL will pay $765 million to settle lawsuits brought by 4,500 former players who claim the league knew and hid the dangers of concussions from them, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie agreed Friday to give chronically ill children easier access to medical marijuana, but he was unwilling to go as far as state lawmakers wanted.
Another delay in Obamacare gives critics of the health-reform law more ammunition and will take money of out chronically ill people's pockets.
Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, talks to CNBC about the profound changes that will occur as medicine becomes proactive.
A growing epidemic of overdoses of prescription painkillers is leading to record numbers of deaths, especially among women, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.