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Tiger Woods of the United States hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Drops Out Of Masters Tournament

Tiger Woods, the world’s No. 1 ranked golfer, has pulled out of the Masters tournament with back injury that has required surgery.

04/01/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Jarrod Parker

A’s Jarrod Parker Needs Season-Ending Elbow Surgery

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) – Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season. Parker was examined Monday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who repaired his elbow on Oct. […]

03/17/2014

Tommy John #25 of the New York Yankees pitches during a 1987 season game against the White Sox at Comiskey Park in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Study Finds Tommy John Surgery Doesn’t Boost Pitcher Performance

On average, the number of innings pitched fell among the study group from 59 to 50 per season, while ERA’s swelled from 4.15 to 4.74 and WHIP ticked up from 1.40 before the operation to 1.48 after.

03/11/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Hospital Pioneers ‘Scar-less’ Remote Control Surgery Through Navel

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland is using a cutting edge, robot-aided surgical procedure by that is less invasive than traditional surgeries and causes less scarring.

02/08/2014

Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks loses his helmet after a check during the first period against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Sharks’ Couture To Undergo Surgery; Return Unknown

General manager Doug Wilson said Tuesday that Couture has been playing with the injury for several weeks and decided to have surgery when it did not respond as hoped.

01/07/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Of Jahi McMath Seeks Transfer Of Girl To Nursing Home

A lawyer for the family of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy says Jahi McMath’s relatives want to transfer her to a nursing home that is willing to keep caring for her.

12/26/2013

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