States are starting to crack down on a billing practice by some insurers.
Even healthcare customers who make sure they're covered by their insurance could be caught by what's called "balance billing."
Balance-billing happens when a member of the health care team is not part of the network, and then bills for their services. That could cost you hundreds, even thousands, in unexpected doctor bills.
Now some states, including New York and California, are looking into regulations that would shield consumers from those charges.
People may realize that fast food isn’t health food, but they don’t realize just how fattening it really is, researchers report. They surveyed people eating at 10 burger, chicken, sandwich and doughnut chains and found they greatly underestimated just how much they were chowing down.
A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.
Stress, the slowing of metabolism of middle age, and hormone changes after having a baby are three main reasons why many people see the numbers on the scale going up. Dr. Mehmet Oz shares tips on how to shed those final 10 pounds.