Health News (Reuters)

Barbers may help men of color spot hair follicle problems

(Reuters Health) - Barbers may be able to recognize hair follicle problems that are common in men of color and advise them on how to shave to avoid irritation or complications, a small study suggests.

U.S. House approves funding for children's healthcare program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to continue a federal insurance program for millions of lower-income children and pregnant women, but with an ongoing funding battle it could be weeks before the program gets more money.

U.S. healthcare brightens tame U.S. high-grade M&A lending

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp’s planned US$66bn buy of Aetna Inc is poised to boost the healthcare sector’s share of US investment-grade mergers and acquisitions lending beyond its current one-third share of the US$122bn total as the sector remains a bright spot in an otherwise lackluster market.