More than one-third of the state’s Latino physicians plan to retire within the next 10 years, according to a new survey.
Implants and intrauterine devices are endorsed by pediatricians, OB-GYNs and health officials as a way to help girls and women space their pregnancies and reduce the risk of having a premature baby.
States are contemplating whether access to IUD through post-delivery procedures could be an important step in curbing unintended pregnancies.
Zika virus infection changes both viral and human RNA, affecting the body’s immune response, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego.
The FDA confirms it is looking into more than one problem with the compressor, which is used to power patients’ artificial hearts.
Video highlights of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s discussion of health issues in the third and final debate on Oct. 19, 2016.
Climbing drug prices are taking a toll on West Virginia’s budget, some state legislators say. Expensive drugs fuel an increase in Medicaid spending, which leaves less money for schools and roads.
A New York group seeks to show that a health coach who is also a neighbor can help patients and save money.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announces that federal officials expect the number of people picking plans will grow by 1 million this year to nearly 14 million people, but she acknowledges that rising prices and fewer insurers are challenging the marketplaces.
A new study on Oregon’s famed Medicaid experiment eight years ago shows no decline in emergency room care even after two years of coverage.
Advocates hope better data will help ethnic communities.
A $15 minimum wage will almost double what many home care workers are paid but won’t solve other problems
So far this year, more than one in four donations in New England are from people who died after a drug overdose — a much higher rate than in the U.S. overall, though it’s not clear why.
Other insurers complain that Blue Cross Blue Shield plans have bloated overhead costs and reap too much from the Obamacare risk-adjustment fund, paid for by insurers. The companies deny it.
The plans sought to discourage costly HIV patients by not including their drug needs in formularies or requiring high cost sharing, a Harvard Law School group says in a complaint filed with HHS.
Many aging gays and lesbians who have lived openly for decades are finding that the world of assisted living and nursing homes can be decidedly less accommodating.
Research released by the American College of Emergency Physicians highlights how gaps in mental health care play out in the emergency room with longer stays and difficulties in securing follow-up care.
Doctor and hospital switching is a recurring scramble for these consumers who face rising premiums and plan exits.
The government is sending emails and letters to some seniors to warn them that if they are eligible for Medicare and stay on the health law’s exchange, they will have to repay any subsidies they receive and if they miss their Medicare enrollment opportunity, they will face a life-long penalty.
This fall, the tool will be available in four states with hopes of expanding it to other states in the future.