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Actress Melissa McCarthy is one of the actresses slated to appear in the third ‘Ghostbusters’ movie. Photo by REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni. If you’re rebooting the popular Ghostbusters franchise, who you gonna call? Director Paul Feig rang...
Photo by Flickr user Jainaj. Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to provide the Medicare answers you need in “Ask Phil, the Medicare Maven.” Send your questions to Phil. GOT MEDICARE...
A new poll finds that most people think Congress or states should act to restore health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court decides later this year they are not permitted in states where the federal government is running the marketplace. The...
WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data service. The Federal Trade Commission says TracFone...
Researchers have found that sending parents a simple text message that includes tips for improving their child’s literacy can have a positive effect. Photo by Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images Studies show that by age four, kids from low-...
A breast cancer patient undergoes radiation treatment at a hospital in Tegucigalpa. Since the discovery of the x-ray in 1895, physicians have tried to figure out ways to use it in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of illnesses, including...