They face higher costs from taxes and insurance and lower benefits from Social Security than their heterosexual counterparts.
The Affordable Care Act could boost the cost of underlying claims by 32%, with worst-hit states including Ohio and California.
A study finds cash-strapped people who smoke leftovers consume fewer cigarettes but may be taking greater health risks.
Americans are chugging less per capita, so the beverage industry is investing heavily in low-calorie, sports and energy drinks.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is offering $100,000 for a next-generation condom that might better control the global spread of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
One-third of riders are too heavy, leading to health problems for their steeds. Now plus-size saddles are hitting the market.
As the rate of reported cases rises, the expense of providing care -- sometimes for a lifetime -- is becoming staggering.
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