Advocates want alternatives to drugmaker’s pricey pills for those who choose to die in Colorado and elsewhere.
Infertility treatment rarely is covered by health insurance. And more couples who need it to conceive are turning to crowdfunding sites.
Durante los últimos 20 años la demencia ha estado lentamente robando la memoria y la capacidad de pensar de Ruth Pérez. Su hija, Angela Bobo, recuerda cuándo le quedó claro que su madre nunca más sería la misma. Y cómo aprendió a cuidarla y a pedir ayuda.
Patients sometimes find an additional charge, generally between $30 and $200, tacked onto their bill for visiting a hospital emergency room between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m.
Organs from elderly deceased donors can work for years, says a new study that supports growing views among U.S. transplant experts.
New data show 4,980 inmate deaths in 2014, the most since counting began in 2001.
Small manufacturers are betting that disposable medical scopes will slash the risk of infection during procedures. Some doctors are skeptical of the cheaper models.
Despite health law uncertainty, more than 25,000 new consumers chose new plans in just two days this week.
Cada vez más padres de bajos ingresos que tienen seguro de salud a través de sus empleos renuncian a la cobertura familiar e inscriben a sus hijos en el Medicaid o en el Programa de Seguro Médico para Niños (CHIP). Algo que, dicen los expertos, deben tener en cuenta los legisladores.
Legislation would raise payments for Denti-Cal providers, using revenue from the state tobacco tax recently passed by California voters.
Three different studies highlight the challenges ahead for the health system as it attempts to address the damage done to children who were exposed to it in utero.
Republicans say they plan to pass a bill to overhaul the federal health law in the 17 days between when Congress convenes and Inauguration Day. But past congressional budget veterans say that could prove to be very difficult.
Thousands of people mistakenly think that if they have insurance, they can wait to sign up for Medicare Part B. Generally, insurance other than that provided by a current employer will not exempt them from Medicare’s strict enrollment requirements.
El 21st Century Cures Act que firmó el presidente Barack Obama el martes 13 de diciembre es un éxito legislativo para la industria farmacéutica. Qué podría pasar con los servicios de medicina preventiva.
A new study shows women fare worse without a support network.
More than a quarter of adults under the age of 65 have health problems that could lead to a denial of insurance if they were on the individual market and the health law’s protections were revoked under the overhaul planned by Republicans, according to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Health advocates are expecting millions in new tax money for health education programs aimed at preventing obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Other cities around the country are mulling similar measures.
Republicans’ plans to overhaul the federal health law are not expected to take effect immediately, so consumers can still sign up for 2017 coverage.
People caring for someone at home often have zero training. Many learn on the fly, and some states are passing laws to make sure caregivers get at least basic instruction in home care.
As a Republican congressman, orthopedic surgeon Tom Price introduced bills to protect doctors’ financial interests.