Decades after the Marlboro Man strutted his stuff on the nation's airwaves, Big Tobacco is back on TV pitching new nicotine products that look like cigarettes - and some of the ads are in-your-face defiant.
A coalition of health care providers, insurers, bill collectors and community groups have stepped in to promote exchanges where people can buy health insurance even in the states that have declined to create or promote their exchanges.
An Ohio hospital is denying a family's allegations of medical negligence over a botched kidney transplant. And the University of Toledo Medical Center is asking the Ohio Court of Claims to dismiss the case.
"Zac is our miracle. His strong spirit will always be among us," his family wrote. "He changed all of our lives, brought us closer to God, strengthened our family and his story has touched people around the world."
The number of physicians accepting new Medicare patients rose by one-third between 2007 and 2011 and is now higher than the number of physicians accepting new private insurance patients, according to a Department of Health and Human Services report...