By Susan Scutti | Fri, 12/13/2013 - 13:52
What will be important health care issues in the coming year?
By John Ericson | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 19:19
The New York City Board of Health voted on Wednesday to approve a proposed requirement that all children under the age of 5 receive seasonal flu shots.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 19:12
Although famously wrong about weapons of mass destruction in Saddam Hussein's Iraq, former Secretary of State Colin Powell calls universal health care the only logical next step.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 16:40
CVS and Cardinal Health, two major players in prescription drug supply, have agreed to a joint venture expected to bring generic drugs to consumers at a cheaper cost.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 16:21
Prime Minister David Cameron and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt dedicated the G8 summit to seeking global coordination in the battle against dementia and warned of bankrupt health care systems.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 14:01
The Food and Drug Administration will begin implementation of a new plan intended to phase out the use of antibiotics in animals for food production purposes.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 12:11
Obamacare enrollment figures have risen to 16 percent over the last two months, and are accelerating, but analysts question whether it can reach speed fast enough.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 17:50
The Obama administration "soft-launched" the Spanish-language version of Healthcare.gov, CuidadoDeSalud.gov, last week.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 17:29
Why do so many doctors, who fully understand the potential health risks, continue to prescribe life-threatening contraceptives to women?
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 15:22
Health care insurance reform in Massachusetts helped to raise health measurements statewide, particularly among the poor and "near-poor"— those with incomes up to 378 percent of the federal poverty level.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 14:54
A commander's statement that Guantánamo Bay prison guards suffer from PTSD twice as often as combat troops was retracted after research revealed there was no basis for the observation.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:36
Vice Pres. Joe Biden will announce $100M in federal funding to improve mental health services nationwide, just one year after the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:12
Two new patients in China are currently in critical condition with laboratory-confirmed avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, the World Health Organization announced.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 16:40
A recent survey finds less than one-third of young adults who currently lack insurance say they're likely to enroll in an Affordable Care Act exchange.