Business Jul 24, 2013

U.S. health-care law tied to pay cut for part-timers

For Kevin Pace, the president's health care law could have meant better health insurance. Instead, it produced a pay cut. Like many of his colleagues, the adjunct music professor at Northern Virginia Community College had a hefty course load, despite his official status as a ...

World / Science & Health Jun 17, 2013

Open-source software aids NPOs

The Grameen Foundation was providing health care to pregnant women in Ghana in 2010 when it came up with a new idea: As cellphones become more widely available in developing nations, health information can be more quickly disseminated to poor patients in remote locations ...

World / Science & Health May 14, 2013

Cover of iPad2 'poses heart risk'

Gianna Chien was somewhat different from all the other researchers reporting on their work to more than 8,000 doctors at last week's Heart Rhythm Society meeting. Chien is 14, and her study — which found that Apple Inc.'s iPad2 can, in some cases, interfere with ...

Emperor steadily recuperating year after operation

National Feb 19, 2013

Emperor steadily recuperating year after operation

Emperor Akihito is steadily recuperating from the heart bypass operation he underwent a year ago, energetically carrying out his official duties, his doctor and officials of the Imperial Household Agency said. A checkup in late January showed the Emperor was "largely in good health," with ...