By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:26
A new study found that the chances of getting a C-section at hospitals around the country varied wildly, a relatively concerning finding, considering that care should be consistent everywhere.
By Samantha Olson | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:45
Two of the biggest American institutions took a serious hit this quarter thanks to healthier consumer demands.
By John Fischer | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:49
Dr. Oz is now being questioned on his credibility after a study he endorsed that claimed the green coffee bean extract could help people lose weight was retracted due to unverifiable information.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:53
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recommended banning certain marijuana edibles because of the risk they pose to kids. But really, they just need to be labeled better.
By Reuters | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:07
A new poll showed Ebola has moved into the top 10 issues of concern to Americans but ranks behind the economy.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:22
The NIH has granted $11 million in awards to researchers exploring the use of social media to advance the prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:31
A study has revealed that giving doctors immunity for potential malpractice lawsuits does not reduce the cost of “defensive medicine.”
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:09
A new study finds that while Obamacare may initially increase the number of emergency visits among previously uninsured patients, it will eventually even them out and even cause a decline.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:41
American troops secretly discovered 5,000 warheads, shells, or aviation bombs hidden in Iraq, resulting in 17 Americans being exposed to chemical agents.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:37
Women who suffer from the condition impaired detrusor contractility may find a viable alternative to catheters.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:20
Emergency room visits by children, teens, and young adults in California increased following the recession.
By Reuters | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 09:48
Healthcare experts are bristling at the assertion by Dr. Thomas Frieden that a “protocol breach” caused a nurse to be infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient
By Samantha Olson | Sun, 10/12/2014 - 17:36
Paying your doctor to do better is a gamble patients may be better off not taking.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 10/10/2014 - 16:29
A published op-ed argues in favor of removing the barriers to pedophiles seeking help, but the very nature of the disorder and the crimes it inspires may not allow for such a dispassionate solution to the problem.