One in 5 heart attack patients suffers from severe depression, yet many get little or no treatment that could ease their suffering or save their lives.
Recent research shows that controlling blood pressure, exercising and cognitive training around middle age could help prevent cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s disease.
During another day of fast-moving developments, Senate Republicans signaled their intent to attempt to bring an updated repeal-and-delay bill to the floor for a vote next week.
Where women prefer to go for health care becomes a proxy for the abortion debate.
On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office released its estimates on an amendment to H.R. 1628 that would repeal the Affordable Care Act outright. This is the CBO’s fourth review of repeal-and-replace-related legislative drafts. Below are past scores from the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act, released June 26, and the House-passed American Health Care Act, released […]
At a hearing Wednesday, federal health officials pointed to billing errors, fraud and overcharges that led Medicare to overpay by staggering sums.
Mientras surgen los análisis post-mortem sobre el colapso del plan de salud republicano del Senado, es claro cómo problemas politicos y de legislación obraron en contra del esfuerzo por reemplazar ACA.
The failure this week of the U.S. Senate’s ACA repeal effort was one more twist in the ongoing political drama that has complicated routine rate setting for insurers and state officials.
Fewer than 8 percent of Hispanics participate in medical studies. That means they have less access to cutting-edge treatments, and researchers have less data on how a drug works within that population.
Los ensayos clínicos permiten que miles de pacientes reciban drogas y terapias de avanzada. Pero los hispanos muchas veces no logran acceder a esta opción, por múltiples disparidades.
The debate over whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has been heated — and many of those moments have captured a wide audience on YouTube and Twitter.
As postmortems mount regarding the collapse of the Senate Republican health plan, it’s clear how complex political and policy issues worked against the replacement effort.
The controversial 340B drug discount program for hospitals came under fire at a congressional hearing.
Doctors, consumers and politicians say big federal cuts to Medicaid funding would jeopardize the treatment a lot of kids rely on. The state would either have to make up lost funding or cut benefits.
The state has made a huge dent in diesel pollution from freight trucks. But critics fear exemptions in a new law will stall progress, especially endangering the health of children and seniors near ports.
A key bill provision would likely lower premiums, but coverage would be skimpier with consumers left to figure out the trade-offs.
Readers have a variety of concerns about what’s going to happen with 2018 marketplace coverage.
Sen. John McCain’s surgery impacted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s ambition to push health care bill forward this week.
The Senate draft bill released Thursday to replace the Affordable Care Act risks creating a high-cost ghetto for those with preexisting conditions or long-term sickness, experts say.
The controversial practice — done by just a few other states — recently cast a spotlight on some prominent doctors. Supporters say it improves performance; detractors warn it discourages taking on complex cases.