Democrat Joe Biden campaigns as Obamacare's top defender

World / Politics Jul 15, 2019

Democrat Joe Biden campaigns as Obamacare's top defender

Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending Obamacare, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run model. The former vice president will ...

World / Science & Health Feb 27, 2019

Nearly half of children with cancer untreated: study

Some 45 percent of children with cancer are left undiagnosed and untreated, according to an innovative study of the disease's global footprint among under-15s, published Wednesday. Worldwide, there are some 400,000 new cases of childhood cancer each year, but barely half are logged in national ...

World / Science & Health Feb 25, 2019

Japan No. 4 healthiest nation as Spain tops list

Maybe it's something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world's healthiest country. That's according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed ...