An analysis of Twitter accounts previously identified as having been operated by Russian bots and trolls found they dove into the vaccine debate as early as January 2015…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
A congressional watchdog said the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons for former President Barack Obama's health care law after mixed results last year in the throes of a failed GOP effort to repeal it.
By Philip Moeller
It’s often possible to find individual drugs that cost less than what you’d pay in a Part D plan.
The Trump administration unveiled its plan to reverse President Obama's coal pollution rules. The new EPA proposal, called the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, would give states leeway on whether to limit emissions and by how much, and allow older power…
By Teresa Carey
After big cities like San Francisco banned businesses from using styrofoam containers, a woman from Durham, North Carolina, who was fed up with the plastic trash began her own crusade. When her efforts toward passing a local ban failed, she…
By Gretchen Frazee
Universities are addressing a current shortfall of primary care doctors -- and the threat of a broader physician shortage within the next 15 years -- by taking new and dramatic steps that could reshape medical training across the nation.
By Eric Alberts, John Corfield, STAT
After the Pulse shooting, Orlando Health, which treated many of the victims, created a way to connect international patients with representatives from their home countries.
By Megan Thompson
Insurance copays are higher than the cost of the drug about 25 percent of the time, according to a study published in March by the University of Southern California’s Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics.
By Laura Santhanam
A recent study highlights how complicated childhood obesity continues to be, as the United States scrambles to address one of the greatest risk factors for chronic illness, including diabetes, cancer and heart disease, later in life.
By Paul Solman
A hundred thousand Americans are on a waiting list for a kidney from a deceased donor. But another option is the paired-organ exchange, which allows living kidney donors who are not a match with their intended recipient to network with…
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