The official U.S. Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Division recruits a crew of volunteer doctors — as well as orthopedists, chiropractors, nurses, sports therapists, massage therapists, and more — every two years.
By Laura Santhanam
Here's what you actually can (and can't) do to prevent flu this season.
This year's brutal flu season is not easing its grip yet: hospitalizations are up, doctors visits have reached 2009 levels and at least 63 children have died. Judy Woodruff asks Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
It's also surpassing every winter flu season since 2003, when the government changed the way it measures flu.
By Maureen Mavrinac, Health Affairs
This primary care physician has been frustrated with the one-on-one doctor visit model for years. But what if there's a better way for doctors and patients to give and receive care?…
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
With all states now reporting, ACA plan enrollment ticked downward this year, a report out Wednesday shows, but states running their own marketplaces saw slight gains and did better than those relying on the federal exchange.
The messy months-long debate over funding that shut down the government in January now entangles community health clinics, which serve one out of 12 Americans.
Local law enforcement in Chillicothe, Ohio, have found their own way to respond to a slew of fatal opioid overdoses in their community. The Post Overdose Response Team (PORT) sets out each week to find every person in their county…
By Dr. Amber Robins, Laura Santhanam
It's easy for politics to dominate our news feeds these days. But there are many important stories in the health and medical communities, too. Here's what we're reading now.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Citing runaway costs and a focus on patients taking responsibility for their health, Republicans have vowed to roll back the benefits, cut federal funding and give states more power to eliminate services they consider unaffordable.
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