The New York Times' Well blog takes on the issue when end-of-life care intersects with the need for honesty from physicians.
Battles against sugary drinks could pop up in cities across the country even after New York's failed attempt. Time has the story.
An internist in Thomson, Ga., broke out her prescription pad and wrote a script for Congress to finally repeal Medicare's sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.
The Arkansas fight to prolong its "private option" plan for Medicaid expansion will continue Friday. The state Senate voted to keep the program alive on Thursday, but it was voted down in the House. Meanwhile, community health centers -- which serve a high number of Medicaid patients -- are against states' private option Medicaid expansion.
Humana wants to turn its newly insured Obamacare patients into active users, Politico reports.
Electronic cigarette companies have been busy lobbying the White House in a effort to stave off rules on the industry.
Breaches to providers' electronic health records last year increased by 138%, according to IT security firm Redspin's annual breach report.
University of Pittsburgh physicians will use telemedicine to treat patients in Afghanistan.
The Florida Medical Association supports telemedicine, but the doctors who treat patients with the technology should be licensed in the state, according to respondents to a new survey.
European regulators usually run ahead of the FDA on drug approvals, but they were about 2 months behind their U.S. counterparts on the umeclidinium/vilanterol combination inhaler (Anoro Ellipta).
Of 291 conditions evaluated in the Global Burden of Disease study, osteoarthritis of the hip and knee came in at number 11 in contributing to global disability.
Could the popular antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil) be causing breast cancer?
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