Economists and policymakers think the U.S. may be overpaying for many medical services, and the health law has a program to test that. But with the ACA up for potential repeal, what happens to that testing now? One of the…
By Megan Thielking, STAT
Women worldwide are catching up to men when it comes to alcohol consumption.
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
The scion of an Indian pharmaceutical family claims to have crafted a liver-friendly vodka. But does it work?…
By Michael Ollove, Stateline
The 15-year trend in the U.S. not only runs counter to the worldwide rate, but to that in most other industrialized countries.
By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
An overwhelming majority of Americans favor government action to restrain prescription drug prices, according to a poll released Thursday.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
Learn some interesting facts about lead, its effect on our health and how it gets in our water.
By Corinne Segal
Psychiatric beds have been a disappearing resource for suicidal patients in recent years.
Hillary Clinton is back on the campaign trail after a bout of pneumonia. On Wednesday, she released a letter from her doctor that said she is “fit to serve” as president. On Thursday, Donald Trump released his medical records from…
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
The start of flu season is still weeks — if not months — away. Yet marketing of the flu shot has become an almost year-round effort.
By Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health News
Eight years ago, Jeff Ammon, now 55, began noticing a feeling of pressure in his ears every day after work.
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