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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
Fixed-price clinics offer a glimpse at the post-Obamacare world
An unexplained shortage of the injectable version of the vaccine slows attempts to kill polio in Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.
Loss of local hospitals means lost jobs as well as healthcare.
Executive health programs are convenient for the C-suite—and great for hospitals’ balance sheets
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
And this is especially true for women.
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
The American medical system requires dangerous feats of sleep deprivation. It doesn’t have to.
With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
17,500 towns and villages have no medical infrastructure.
AlemHealth was built in a war zone. Its founder is thankful for that.
These companies are shaking up the health industry with apps, video games, tampons and more.
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.
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
Maybe, but there’s not much Obama could have done about it.
Rising premiums could be a problem for businesses, but that doesn't mean companies can't provide for workers. Find out what options you have to remedy the issue.
The state’s health-care system was expanded under the Affordable Care Act. Now, it may serve as a model nationwide.
RIGHT BEFORE THE 2008 recession, I was working at an asset-management company in Kansas City. The economy wasn’t looking good, but I wasn’t actually laid off: I had to go to Tulsa and care for my stepfather, who had stage-four lymphoma. It was very c
African American physicians have dealt with distrust and misperceptions for more than a century.
HERE’S HOW TO MAKE THE SMARTEST CHOICES DURING THIS YEAR’S OPEN ENROLLMENT.
HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES make money by predicting the future. To set rates, quants with complex computer algorithms try to estimate not just the health of the people who will sign up for their plans but also the chances that those people will later
Hari Mari donates $3 from each pair of flip-flops they sell to hospital units that accept uninsured patients.
For enabling nurses to create their own solutions “Nurses have an innate understanding of both the clinical problems patients face and what’s hindering that person right now,” says Anna Young, who cofounded the not-for-profit Maker-Nurse to help fro
"Prisons in Thailand still fail to recognize the basic rights of female prisoners, depriving women of essential health services and goods from sanitary pads to bras."
As allegations of social media manipulation surfaced, seven Kenyan Doctor’s Union officials were jailed for failing to call off an ongoing strike.
YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE MAY FAIL YOU IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL MISHAP ABROAD. KNOW HOW TO MAKE SURE YOU’RE REALLY COVERED.