What are the benefits of CBD — and is it the magical elixir that will save us from our anxiety?

You can get CBD in your cold brew, in your ice cream sundae and in your lemonade. But is the cannabis derivative worth the hype, or is it more of a snake oil?

Money Confession: I never pay my medical bills

Even though I regularly pay off my rent, utilities, credit cards and insurance, I have a deep fear of dealing with medical bills. I turned to the experts to find out why.

This 16-year-old is fighting to save gun violence victims in Chicago — and you need to know her name

The Bronzeville native steps in when licensed medical professionals can’t. She’s well-trained. She acts quickly. She’s even saved a life.

Why average costs of living are increasing in the US — and 5 ways to live better for less

Why the cost of living, especially in certain U.S. cities, is rising faster than wages in 2018. Here are calculators and how to save money on housing, education, child care and more.

The skills STEM majors should leave school with

What STEM (and non-STEM) skills do industry insiders suggest for the next wave of workers?

Health Insurance Deadline 2017: What to know about marketplace plans on the last day to apply

What time does open enrollment end? Find out the insurance deadline for Obamacare here, plus three things to know about 2018 costs, and how to get cheaper or free health care.

7 smart money moves to make before 2018 — to end up richer in the new year

The end of 2017 is creeping up: From putting more money in your 401(k) to figuring out your health plan for 2018, now's a great time to get your finances in order.

Health Care: How to pick the best insurance plan for 2018, save money and find healthcare.gov hours

Healthcare.gov plans and prices are now open for enrollment. But which Affordable Care Act options are best — and why is the site not working? Here's what you need to know.

Why moving to Sweden could fix your life

Sweden has plenty of jobs they need to fill right now.

Get medical records for free in 5 easy steps

Can't find old medical records from a doctor or hospital? Here's how to track down your lost files online and in person — without overpaying.

9 companies that offer part-time jobs with health insurance

These 9 employers offer health insurance to part-time workers and provide decent pay.


If Republicans succeed in “defunding” Planned Parenthood, where will transgender patients go?

Planned Parenthood offers judgment-free, transition-specific care in areas where transgender people have limited medical options.

Trump's Medicaid and immigration policies will make home health care more expensive and more rare

The predominately female work force that serves the elderly and people with disabilities in their homes is under fire from two fronts.

Here's how volunteering can impact your health

We're hardwired to care.

Planned Parenthood ready to close four Iowa clinics, after funding attack from lawmakers

Close to 15,000 Iowans will lose access to family planning services each year, due to the closures.

Whistleblower says the VA is about to throw out more than 500,000 health care applications

A well-known whistleblower is sounding the alarm over health care applications at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Federal judge blocks Texas attempt to defund Planned Parenthood

US District Judge Sam Sparks ruled that Texas hadn't come up with any proof that Planned Parenthood operates illegally.

If You're Transgender, There's No Such Thing As a Routine Doctor's Visit

Despite some overarching progress, few hospitals train their medical staff to provide competent care for transgender people.

The Fight Over Planned Parenthood Isn't About Women or Children — But They Lose Every Time

Planned Parenthood has become a political poker chip for the right, and women's welfare is what's at stake.

I Was Diagnosed With HIV — Now What? Here Are the Recommended First Steps

Newly diagnosed with HIV? Don't panic. Here's what you need to know.

In the Future, This Is How Tech Will Take Care of You When You're Sick

And it's coming sooner than you think.

This Lady Who Shouted "Yeast Infections" Gets What Planned Parenthood Actually Does

This woman's protest was funny. But yeast infections are no joke.


Trans People Are Speaking Out About Their Horrible Experiences With Health Care

This is what #TransHealthFail looks like.

Senegal Has Beaten Its Ebola Epidemic. Here's How

A bright spot in a bleak global health crisis.

American Nurses Have No Idea How to Handle Ebola

The U.S. isn't as prepared as we may think.

There's Been Another Ebola Diagnosis in Texas

It's the first case to be directly transmitted or contracted in the United States.