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Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
The dazed young woman who arrived at Sunnybrook Hospital, Canada’s first and largest regional trauma center, from a head-on car crash presented the surgeons treating her with a disturbing problem. In addition to her many broken bones, the rhythm of h
An unexplained shortage of the injectable version of the vaccine slows attempts to kill polio in Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.
Executive health programs are convenient for the C-suite—and great for hospitals’ balance sheets
Loss of local hospitals means lost jobs as well as healthcare.
With the collapse of the country’s health system, Syrians are already dying of treatable diseases. Now, none of them have a hope of making it to the U.S.
Thirteen individuals described their current or former internship experience as akin to being "slave laborers."
JOAN CAPLIN ANNE AVERY 58, COLUMBIA, MD. BACKSTORY: Emigrated from South Korea in 1975. EDUCATION: Studied at University of Louisville. PROFESSION: National lead for Asian-American and Pacific Islanders outreach at Centers for Medicare and Medic
The very parts of the Affordable Care Act that Republicans see as government overreach are the parts that make insurance more affordable for their base.
A.S. Once dismissed as a deficient approach to providing health care, telemedicine—when patients meet with experts in another city or even in another state via video conference—is proving to be a valuable tool in closing access gaps for some of the
And this is especially true for women.
THE MONEY LINK: When you’re carrying extra pounds, the extra expenses add up, starting with health care. In a 2013 Duke study, researchers tracked health care spending by body mass index levels. The average annual cost for a person with a low BMI of
An ounce of smart prevention saves you many dollars spent on cures.
A few key data points about Amelia Sloan: She likes to suck her own toes. She wears pink tutus. She doesn’t do interviews with journalists. She was born in Falls Church, Va. on April 25, 2013, at 6:54 p.m., weighing in at 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Amelia e
Two prestigious hospitals are hosting fundraising galas at the Trump Organization’s resort this month. Patients and physicians are protesting what they see as an implicit endorsement, as well as policies that are anti-science and inhumane.
A new project could help protect patients by showing how microbes move throughout hospitals.
Drug rebates go to health plans, even when patients pay the bills | “Every penny until $2,600 we pay. It’s outrageous”
With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
DONALD TRUMP WILL SOON FACE THE consequences of a familiar admonition: be careful what you wish for. The President-elect is poised to help the new Republican Congress finally repeal the Affordable Care Act. Most health care experts expect Obamacare t
The American medical system requires dangerous feats of sleep deprivation. It doesn’t have to.
An executive order signed by the president on his first day in office could weaken the health law.
AlemHealth was built in a war zone. Its founder is thankful for that.
17,500 towns and villages have no medical infrastructure.
These companies are shaking up the health industry with apps, video games, tampons and more.
WHAT’S AT STAKE More Americans than ever have coverage, but with insurers pulling out of the government insurance exchanges, premiums rising, and businesses chafing at the health law’s requirements, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is under the microsc
New research estimates that if all physicians were female, 32,000 fewer Americans would die every year.
Trump supporters in southern Pennsylvania say the Affordable Care Act has been a let-down. Here’s what they’d like instead.
Republican plans to phase out the Affordable Care Act slowly still might upend health insurance markets in the short-term.
DESPITE HIGHER PRICES AND FEWER CHOICES, YOU CAN STILL FIND THE COVERAGE YOU NEED.
IN A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE conspicuously devoid of substantive policy or civil agreement, there was one notable exception. By the end of the town-hall showdown on Oct. 9, it was clear both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreed that President Obama’s