Obamacare Markets Will Not Reopen, Trump Decides

ImagePresident Trump late last week on his way to Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia.Credit…Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The Trump administration has decided against reopening the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov marketplaces to new customers, despite broad layoffs and growing fears that people will be uninsured during the coronavirus outbreak. The option to reopen markets, in what is…

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Acupuncture May Ease Migraines

Acupuncture may provide benefits for easing migraine headaches, researchers report. A randomized trial, published in BMJ, included 147 patients who had episodic migraines without aura, and who had never had acupuncture. Half the patients were assigned to 20 sessions of manual acupuncture. The other half got either a sham acupuncture procedure using non-penetrating needles or…

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Taking Baths May Be Good for Your Heart

Taking frequent baths may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, new research suggests. Japanese researchers studied 30,076 men and women beginning in 1990 and followed them through 2009. The participants completed questionnaires about their general health and their bathing habits at the start of the analysis. Researchers divided them into three groups: people who took…

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